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Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
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Hello Everyone,   I'd like to share the finished version of my stop-motion film that I recently completed in October.  Tragic Magic tells the story of Greygaunt the Wizard, who is trying to teach…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Krysa Mar 30, 2020.

How to know when a scaled layer will lose true resolution
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Hi there!  I need help with a math problem, essentially: How much can I scale my layers or comps (expressed in percentage) in After Effects before I've passed the threshold where pixel interpolation…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Geoff Clark Nov 5, 2018.

The 12fps / 24fps conundrum
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Hi there,  I've got some questions about frame rate (Frames per second). This kind of question makes my head hurt a bit, and I hope I can get some clarity here.  I'm doing a stop-motion film, I use…Continue

Tags: festivals, Effects, After, DCP, FPS

Started this discussion. Last reply by Geoff Clark Jun 30, 2018.

 

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James Krysa replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"Thanks Geoff, for your extensive response.. that's awesome.. I appreciate you putting in so much effort.. I use to write really long responses, but haven't got the mental whatever to do it now.. haha.. but you know what you talking about..…"
Mar 30, 2020
Geoff Clark replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"Hi James,   I dont' know about the LCD or LED lights you refer to; the key here is that the light needs a lense in it and that will usually hike up the price.  4+ years ago when I looked, there weren't any cheap options but now I…"
Mar 29, 2020
James Krysa replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"Hey Geoff, I just read your above post and followed all your links, and to the wonder wall projector on Ebay.. so question, does one have to use a projector to create these effects on the wall, can the same effect be achieved by using one of those…"
Mar 29, 2020
Adam Taylor replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"Great use of those projectors!  I love a good practical effect!"
Mar 28, 2020
Geoff Clark replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"Hi Adam,  thank you!  I called that face the 'portent' of his arrival and it was done with a cheap digital projector for kids called the 'wonderwall' by the discovery channel. It was $25 on ebay and I knew that it was…"
Mar 27, 2020
James Krysa replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"AWESOME film man.. very well done, loved it.. really great stuff.. inspiring.. "
Mar 25, 2020
Adam Taylor replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"I think the additional fx came out nicely and I really liked the glowing death head that was projected on the wall.  Can you tell us about some of those?"
Mar 25, 2020
Geoff Clark replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"Thanks Fellas!  I edited my initial post because I think it came off as too conceited. If anyone has questions on how I did certain things, I'd love to discuss them.  I learned a ton of stuff during this project. "
Mar 25, 2020
Adam Taylor replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"Well done, Geoff!  "
Mar 24, 2020
StopmoNick replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"Shame about the cancelled screenings, there is a lot of that happening both to small film makers and to big studios who have blown millions on promotion for films that can't screen to live audiences.  But good for us here at SMA, we get to…"
Mar 24, 2020
Geoff Clark replied to Geoff Clark's discussion Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film
"Here's the Promo poster for the film:"
Mar 20, 2020
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Tragic Magic, my stop-motion film

Hello Everyone,   I'd like to share the finished version of my stop-motion film that I recently completed in October.  Tragic Magic tells the story of Greygaunt the Wizard, who is trying to teach magic to Tadwick, his apprentice.  They get interrupted by the arrival of Death, who is looking to collect a soul.  Will their combined magic skills allow them to defeat Death?   Here is the link on vimeo to the film: https://vimeo.com/305589331So far, the film…See More
Mar 20, 2020
Geoff Clark replied to Dawn Brown's discussion House of Monsters Kickstarter Budget Breakdown
"Hey Dawn,   Pretty good information here, thanks for posting. When I was planning my work I was told by some to use crowdfunding, but I knew from what I saw other animators doing, that the burden of rewards was time spent that I could have been…"
Sep 6, 2019
Geoff Clark replied to Mozen's discussion I just published a podcast with Dale Hayword (See Creature) who directed Bone Mother for the National Film Board of Canada
"Hey Mozen,   I'm sorry I  missed this question. I come here once in a while. To answer, I have pretty much finished my 11-minute film, Tragic Magic, it will get a 5.1 audio mix very soon and then I'll get it into a DCP format for…"
Sep 4, 2019

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