JOURNAL: SarahtheBoring (Sarah B')

  • Ten years, man! Ten years! Ten! Ten yeeeeeeeeears!! Ten years! 2012-04-21 14:10:52 I realized this past week (while my internet was down) that I've been editing for 10 years as of this month. 10 years and 2 weeks, to be exact. Yeesh!

    Yeah, my scores are still going down, I haven't evolved that much since the beginning, and I'm never going to be a real grown-up fancypants ~auteur~, but I've had fun.

    I've gone to a bunch of screenings. I've tried out a lot more anime and music that I wouldn't have heard about otherwise. And though I didn't connect with the fandom, I did talk about editing with the hubs at our first no-pressure-OMG coffee date, so that has to count for something.

    On the whole, I've had more fun than not. That's all I'm gonna ask for.

    New video as of last weekend:
    http://www.animemusicvideos.org/members/members_videoinfo.php?v=187017

    Working on a live-actioner now, so we'll see how that goes.

    Oh, and since last time we've opened up this thing:
    http://ablesistersfancrafts.deviantart.com/

    Be excellent to each other; party on. Dudes. 
  • Reading is really hard, I know. Really, really hard. And stuff. 2011-06-23 19:16:41 QC for My Own True Love:

    2011-06-22 02:37:03 Good character/song match, but some of those effects are hokey

    ...

    They're supposed to be hokey. I said so right in the description. So IRONIC SUCCESS!, I guess. ...Ha, at the time (2004) that was the most complicated video I'd ever done. (Also, I hadn't even met my husband yet, I hadn't started doing Artists' Alley stuff, and I still worried about getting old. Heh...)
     
  • Like an AMV, except not! 2011-06-06 22:40:01 http://sarahtheboring.livejournal.com/692773.html

    Second, perhaps last, perhaps not, Avatar:TLA video. Man, I had a lot of fun with this. I am still in my Screw Everything / Rule of Cool phase, apparently. This one is the attitudinal teenage daughter of "Offline" in more ways than one. (Not-upbeat not-action I-dunno-you-come-up-with-a-name genre, indefensible song choice, feminist theme...)

    It almost LOOKS like an AMV for once - there are three things going on at once through half of the video, and I actually had a few "normal length" edits here and there, although most of it is still pretty slow. Ironically, it's not anime, and the style is an homage to a live-action (pro) music video. But it's edited a tiny bit more like an AMV than my usual fare. Still no special effects, though I did learn a lot overall. Baby steps!

    Anyway, I had fun. The Matsuricon intro video is next. By powers outside my control, this will be my last time doing it, so I hope to do it well.
     
  • Rar! also Wah! and Aww! 2011-01-15 00:41:38 http://sarahtheboring.livejournal.com/680316.html

    Finished an Avatar: The Last Airbender fanvid. So cheesy it HURTS. Man, that was all kinds of fun. Hee.

    Next is probably the Matsuricon 2011 intro video, assuming they let us do it again. 
  • I don't wanna think anymore! 2010-11-08 17:33:16 http://www.animemusicvideos.org/members/members_videoinfo.php?v=179287

    I dunno if the QC meant my editing in general or this encode in particular, but IIRC the YouKnowWhere version of the video has better timing than the MP4. I probably messed up the encode one way or another. (Didn't think anyone would notice, did you!? Oh-ho!)

    I plan to tweak it a bit before attempting to inflict it on any conventions, so if that all works out, I may have a better encode in the future.

    I assume I can't link to YouKnowWhere from here, but I have the same username. I also have this, which also has better timing than the MP4: http://www.inkandscissors.com/mostlyink/misc/AMV-Offline-GITSSAC-Xvid.avi

    ...but it's an XviD AVI.

    ...hmm, I could list that as a direct download. Only takes a second. Suppose I will.
     
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