Fan Film

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  1. BWD912zeta Jedi Knight

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    thanks i appreciate that.
    -John Kemnitz
  2. TheEmperorsHand Jedi Grand Master

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    Nitess, it's at Village Gate Square (I don't know how to get there... my mom does and that's good enough) at 2 o'clock.

    what do you mean by tabards then? ;)

  3. STAR-WARS-FREAK-JPB Force Ghost

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    Great stuff guys, all around. I think this will all work out well. If not everyone that wants to be involved is able to, there is always next time. A seriouse project would be great, but as we all know paridies are a hoot. Robotech had a good idea the other day and we talked about it a bit. How about Dude Where's MY Light Saber.
  4. BWD912zeta Jedi Knight

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    I like the idea but I still feel we'd be better off (at least the first time) sticking to the serious idea.
    -John Kemnitz
  5. Mara-Jade-Skywalker Jedi Grand Master

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    yeah, we don't want to try humour that could fall flat... of course, if we pooled our ideas together... [face_devil]
  6. Mara-Jade-Skywalker Jedi Grand Master

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    can someone tell me about what I missed after I left? I want to update the site (I changed the Episode 2 page into the Fan Film page) and I don't want it to be incomplete or anything. ;)
  7. TheSeavage Jedi Padawan

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    Hey Folks. My name is Chris Seaver. I am 25 living in Gates/Greece area and am a HUGE Star Wars fan and have been pretty much all of my life. My First film in the theater was Empire Strikes Back WHEN it was released. and I Have a CRAP load of toys from back when i was a kid to now.

    Other things I really dig:
    Fantasy films-Legend, Dark Crystal, Lord of The rings, Labyrinth, Princess bride...

    HUGE Big Time Horror movie fan, have been since I was 7.

    Love Comic Books, Cartoons, SKA MUSIC.

    Weird off beat humor like South Park, Mr.Show, Conan o' brian, Monty Python, Kids in the hall.

    I LOVE buffy The Vampire Slayer, Farscape, X-files, Sopranos, Transformers.

    Collect Toys like buffy, Star Wars, Mcfarlane, Farscape, He-Man, Anime.

    Love Anime and manga

    I Make Low Budget Horror comedy films for my company Low budget Pictures. I work with The Film Company Troma Studios since 1999 (the creators of Tromeo and juliet and the Toxic Avenger) and Have made over 100 short films and 16 full length films since 1991 when I started the company.

    Recently put out 2 of my films through the company FULL MOON on dvd and are available online at my company, through Full moon, Amazon.com, Best buy, Hollywood Video.

    Am ALWAYS lookinf for new actors and actresses to be in my flicks and just finished a film that cost me 6000 bucks. Called Quest for the Egg Salad, A Horror comedy, Fantasy spoof and am casting for my newest film Filthy mcnasty 2.

    Thats a bit about me and if anyone is interested in being a part of my films PLEASE, PLEASE let me know.

    Contact me at swanky_c@yahoo.com and check out teh site at www.lowbudgetpictures.com
  8. TheEmperorsHand Jedi Grand Master

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    want to help us? Come to one of our meetings where we're doing planning for it.
  9. Jedi-Nitess Jedi Master

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    Chris!!!! No freaking way!
    *points* He was my neighbor...many moons ago. :)
  10. Mara-Jade-Skywalker Jedi Grand Master

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    What Alison said. ;)
    And these board colors are making me nostalgic...I wonder why they gave us a recycled color scheme, though...
  11. Mara-Jade-Skywalker Jedi Grand Master

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    ^Threadkiller^
    ;) sooo... anything new?
  12. Mara-Jade-Skywalker Jedi Grand Master

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    apparently not... :p ;)

    ok, when are we going to have another meeting to talk about the fan film?
  13. BWD912zeta Jedi Knight

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    I think we should
    -John Kemnitz
  14. Jedi-Nitess Jedi Master

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    Saturday, prior to the regular meeting, we are planning on getting together (same location) to talk about the fan film.Anyone with ideas and/or interest in helping out please drop in.

    The goal is to start at 1:00pm so we'll be able to cover some things (there's a ton) and be ready when our regular meeting begins.

    Hope everyone can make it and if you can't, please let someone know that you're interested.

    Thanks!

  15. Mara-Jade-Skywalker Jedi Grand Master

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    good idea, Kat. ;) Alison and I will try to get there on time, but since we're habitually late it probably won't happen. ;) :p
  16. RogueSquadronWingnut CR, The Rebellion, Rochester, NY

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    umm guys I think we should try and do something humorous for our first go around. This way we can look back at it and laugh. If we go right out the gate with something serious and dramatic it could lead to trouble. I'm no stranger to school dramas and musicals in high school and I've done a few in college and I've seen that it might be a better idea to go humorous first.
    I mean Dude Wheres My Lightsaber could be good
    or Grumpy Old Jedi or maybe even Naked Lightsaber from the Files of Jedi Squad I dunno its just an opinion
  17. Mara-Jade-Skywalker Jedi Grand Master

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    the only problem is that humour can be hard to write...
  18. Jedi-Nitess Jedi Master

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    Yep. That was pointed out at the last meeting....to do a GOOD comedy we'd need a good writer who was willing to put forth a lot of time and effort. And as it stands right now, we have no writer...

  19. jedi_lingster Jedi Master

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    what kind of humor can we have? Dry wit? sick humor? Austin Powers type? hmm?

    I've written several types of stories for another genre and humor is hard to write, but can be done effectivly.

    I mean think about this bit:

    Darth Vader fighting Luke suddenly sneezes:

    ACHOO!

    Luke: bless you.

    Vader: Help me take this mask off.

    Luke: But you'll die.

    Vader: Would want to look at snot running down your mask?? I think I'm gonna puke if I don't get this mask off..

    see what I mean?
  20. BWD912zeta Jedi Knight

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    here we go again with the humor I thought we had decided aganst that??
    -John Kemnitz
  21. Jedi-Nitess Jedi Master

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    That's true, we did talk about it at the last meeting and decided for our first attempt at a film we wouldn't attempt a comedy/humor.
  22. Mara-Jade-Skywalker Jedi Grand Master

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    [face_laugh] at lingster. well, if there's a good idea for a comedy, maybe we can do it... I think it depends on the scripts that we could come up with...
  23. jedi_lingster Jedi Master

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    Anyone here seen the Mentos Fan Film?

    It started out serious and all, was going really good, bad guys good jedi fighting them. The bad guy getting the upper hand. Then the Jedi uses the force to bring a stick of Mentos to his hand. The jedi and the sith ended playing basketball... was funny.... :)


    Here's another bit of humor:

    A reality based TV show spoofing those shows but revolving around a Jedi in his off time and a Sith in his off time. Would be quite funny to see Vader lounging in a lazy boy recliner in his underwear and still wearing his mask. Trying to sip a cola through the thing...

    hehehe..
  24. Mara-Jade-Skywalker Jedi Grand Master

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  25. BWD912zeta Jedi Knight

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    now that just sounds kewl
    -John Kemnitz
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