Video Information


  • Member: Kariudo
  • Studio: Color of Down Studios
  • Title: Blue trailer
  • Premiered: 2007-02-23
  • Categories:
  • Song:
    • Eiffel 65 Blue (Da Ba Dee)
  • Anime:
  • Comments: I feel that it is important for every amv-er who is of able body, mind and spirit to make at least one amv using a classic source. I was compelled beyond reason to make this Evangelion amv.

    The title pretty much says it all.
    It's an Eva trailer...and there's a lot of blue.
    At first I was hesitant to do that, but a few of my beta testers said that it would suit it well...and I got a good response after implementing the idea, so I continued.

    Lots of lyric sync with this one (though I usually tend to avoid it I felt it was appropriate for this one)

    It took awhile to do this one, though it's only 56 seconds long... I blame college.
    The idea was to make a short trailer (something that wouldn't take a year to finish) that kinda summed up the series.
    Different from many of the other trailers here because I don't use movie trailer audio.

    A few technical notes:
    Getting Asuka's plug suit to be blue (and to look kinda like it was meant to be that way) was a pain.
    I ended up having to rotoscope every clip with her in it...and it took a long time to do that.
    Probably the most noticeable change is in the "title" clips where I "introduce" the main characters.
    That particular shot of Asuka lacked a definite outline and the red was more saturated than in other areas, so when I changed the color to blue it looked like it had been deliberately changed.
    I ended up rotoscoping a bit more, which is why I decided to include digital effects as a scoring category.

    I used premiere pro 1.5 and after effects 6.5 along with the standard procedure for using dvd footage

    *******************kinda important stuff******************
    For the first half I synced primarily to the bass piano notes, I recommend either cranking the song up or cranking the bass up. Otherwise you may not hear it. A good sound card and speakers would also help. If you find yourself lacking in any of those categories...then you'll just have to listen hard. All the bass notes are also covered by treble notes.

    Many thanks to my beta testers; it just might have taken a year otherwise:
    Samurai Drifter
    Bethany I am
    WC Annihilus

    ************************IMPORTANT STUFF***************************
    The local version is encoded with x.264
    If you can't play it, get VLC player or download CCCP
    I don't want to hear complaints about it not working.
    I will put up an Xvid encode, but it is 2x larger and worse quality. The file will only work for 30 days without someone downloading it. If you need me to re-upload it just send me a pm.
    If you can't play the xvid version, be sure to get the latest version of xvid (at least most recent at this time, link updated on 4/11/09)

Opinions (23)

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