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Empire UnCut

Discussion in 'Denver, CO' started by Darklord49, Sep 19, 2012.

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Which Empire UnCut Scene should we do?

  1. Scene #1 C-3PO on Chewie's Back

    0 vote(s)
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  2. Scene #2 Chewie chokes Lando

    85.7%
  3. Scene #3 Falcon Escapes Hoth Base

    28.6%
  4. Scene #4 Apologies Accepted Captain Needa

    42.9%
  5. Scene #5 Han just put in Carbonite

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Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Darklord49

    Darklord49 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Last meeting we talked about Empire Uncut recreating a scene from The Empire Strikes Back to add to the overall movie. I have picked a bunch of scenes containing multiple people. Take a look at them and vote on EACH and EVERYONE you think the RMFF should be involved with creating.

    After I pick one we have 30 days to create it and turn it in. I was thinking we could record our clips either in November or before October's meeting.

    Scene #1 C-3PO on Chewie's Back
    http://www.starwarsuncut.com/empire/427

    Scene #2 Chewie chokes Lando
    http://www.starwarsuncut.com/empire/402

    Scene #3 Falcon Escapes Hoth Base
    http://www.starwarsuncut.com/empire/134

    Scene #4 Apologies Accepted Captain Needa
    http://www.starwarsuncut.com/empire/288

    Scene #5 Han just put in Carbonite
    http://www.starwarsuncut.com/empire/386

    Now these scenes are first come first serve. So vote for 2 or 3 of your favorites and if the top choice is taken we will go with the next choice.
     
  2. DieWompRatDie

    DieWompRatDie RSA: SouthWest US star 4 Staff Member Manager

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  3. Darklord49

    Darklord49 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    I noticed you only voted for the clips in which someone was choking.......????? Morbid thoughts lately? :D
     
  4. Sarnia

    Sarnia WOTR Liaison star 5

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    dammit, he stole my idea, must think more before voting....
     
  5. Nerfherders

    Nerfherders RMFF Treasurer star 4

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    I would like to do one with Lando since I am the Lando in the trailer. :)
     
  6. DieWompRatDie

    DieWompRatDie RSA: SouthWest US star 4 Staff Member Manager

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    Apparently there's a lot of choking in the galaxy far, far away.
    And, nerf, that's why I voted for that scene!
     
  7. JawaJaka

    JawaJaka Jedi Knight star 2

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    voted. how about chewie chokes vader?:D
     
  8. Darklord49

    Darklord49 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    It seems the Chewie chokes Lando scene has been taken :(
     
  9. Grimby

    Grimby Technical Consultant & Former Head Admin star 7 Staff Member Administrator

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    I vote for any scene with Lando.
     
  10. DieWompRatDie

    DieWompRatDie RSA: SouthWest US star 4 Staff Member Manager

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    Ditto! We gotta get nerf and his whitey-Lando in there somewhere. Any other Lando ones open, Darklord49?
     
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  11. Darklord49

    Darklord49 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    I'll take a look I'm sure there is something
     
  12. Nerfherders

    Nerfherders RMFF Treasurer star 4

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    I believe you can claim a scene that is already claimed. Later, they choose the one they want to use.
     
  13. Grimby

    Grimby Technical Consultant & Former Head Admin star 7 Staff Member Administrator

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    Apparently there is a limit to the number claims per scene, though.
     
  14. DieWompRatDie

    DieWompRatDie RSA: SouthWest US star 4 Staff Member Manager

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    Is this project still alive? I think we talked about filming it at/after the October meeting...which is this Saturday.
     
  15. Grimby

    Grimby Technical Consultant & Former Head Admin star 7 Staff Member Administrator

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    I would totally help with the filming and post production if needed. :)
     
  16. DieWompRatDie

    DieWompRatDie RSA: SouthWest US star 4 Staff Member Manager

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    Alright, peeps! I've decided to take the lead on this and have claimed scene 319 called "Smooth Operator." You can view the scene here (http://www.starwarsuncut.com/empire/319). It's the one where the Falcon arrives at Bespin and Lando walks up to meet them. The scene is 15 seconds and has Lando, Han Solo, Leia, Chewie and C-3PO.

    I'd like to plan on filming this at the Rogers' place during the November meeting. We get 30 days to upload our video, so this gives us 2 weeks of prep and the 2 weeks of editing. Should be plenty of time.

    Nerf, can you be our Lando since you did so well in the trailer? Any volunteers for Leia, Chewie, Han and 3PO? Perhaps Abby wants to be our Princess? There's also a Lobot in the background of the first couple of seconds, if anyone wants to just stand there.

    Grimby, do you have a camera and lights? I can bring those, if we need. Do you have a good way to capture sound?

    Courtney & Shane, would you guys be able to draw up a Falcon as our background? Doesn't have to be fancy. You can check out the web site to see what others have done.

    Let's make this an awesome 15 second video, RMFF! We need to be sure somebody (or everybody's) wearing RMFF logoed gear.
     
  17. Nerfherders

    Nerfherders RMFF Treasurer star 4

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    I can't view the scene because it's already been claimed. Is there a way to unlock it so I can see its extents?

    I'm not sure I can be an 'old smoothie' to a 4 year old. That's just kinda creepy. :p
     
  18. DieWompRatDie

    DieWompRatDie RSA: SouthWest US star 4 Staff Member Manager

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    I uploaded the scene to my YouTube. Here ya go, you creepy old smoothie!

     
  19. FanForced

    FanForced Jedi Master star 4

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    Chewy could be someone standing on a step stool holding a brown bath mat. You don't see his face.
     
  20. Grimby

    Grimby Technical Consultant & Former Head Admin star 7 Staff Member Administrator

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    Who has a really cheesy 3PO costume?

    Alas, I do not have lights. Or a camera. Or a high quality mic. If we could borrow a boom mic from someone and hook it up to a mixer, that's all we'd need for sound.

    If it's easier, we could always shoot it against green screen and add in the background in post. All we need is a green sheet.
     
  21. QueenHighMistress

    QueenHighMistress Jedi Master star 4

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    It is the day after Halloween -- perhaps there is a cheesy C-3PO 50% off somewhere.
     
  22. DieWompRatDie

    DieWompRatDie RSA: SouthWest US star 4 Staff Member Manager

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    I'll plan on bringing a camera, microphones and some lights. I don't have a mixer, though, but perhaps we can record several takes and then you can mix it up good, Snoop Grimby!

    I'll see if there if a green screen here somewhere.
     
  23. DieWompRatDie

    DieWompRatDie RSA: SouthWest US star 4 Staff Member Manager

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    Here's the scene broken down with dialogue and blocking:

    Empire Uncut – RMFF Style!​



    Shot 1 (1.5 seconds) – Lobot in background, Lando in foreground, Han walking behind Lando and scratching his head (starts right behind and exits camera left)
    Lando: And who might you be?

    Shot 2 (14.5 seconds) – (L to R: left half of Chewie, Leia, Lando, C-3PO, Han w/ back to camera)
    Leia: Leia.
    Lando: (Lifts Leia’s left hand with his right and kisses it) [Smoothly] Welcome Leia. (Han crosses behind Lando, in front of C-3PO).
    (Leia smiles and looks at Han. Han takes Leia’s hand from Lando in his right).
    Han: Alright, alright. You old, smoothie.
    (Han leads Leia by hand. Leia still smiling looking at Han. Lando looks at Han and then at C-3PO. Han and Leia exit camera right).
    C-3PO: Hello, sir. I am C-3PO, human-cyborg relations. (Lando, smiling, holds his C-3PO’s hand disinterestedly, looks after Han and Leia, lets C-3PO’s hand drop and exits camera right). My facilities are at your… (Chewie also exits camera right with a rowr).
     
  24. DieWompRatDie

    DieWompRatDie RSA: SouthWest US star 4 Staff Member Manager

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    Cast and crew:

    Grimby - camera, lights, sound, editor, "Best Boy"
    DWRD - camera, lights, sound, director, Han Solo?
    Nerf - Lando

    Jomama, want to be Chewie? Your tall enough and scruffy enough...

    nnay or catz or S__C, want to be Leia?

    Lego, want to be Lobot? You got the shiny noggin' for it.

    Any takers on C-3PO? Shane?
    Anybody else want to be Han Solo or can help with being crew?

    I was thinking of doing this scene in the Film Noir style. Black and White. People wearing jackets or trenchcoats, with fedoras. I was going to wear an RMFF shirt, brown leather jacket and fedora for Han.

    Any other thoughts? I'm totally open to suggestions.
     
  25. Grimby

    Grimby Technical Consultant & Former Head Admin star 7 Staff Member Administrator

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    I still think it would be uber cute if Abby was Leia.

    Jeff might have a mixer we could use.