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  • Member: trythil
  • Title: always
  • Premiered: 2003-04-06
  • Categories:
    • Drama
    • Romance
  • Song:
    • Sarah Brightman The Second Element
  • Anime:
  • Participation:
    • Anime Central 2003, Anime Central 2003 (2003-05-16)
    • Otakon 2003 (10 year Anniversary), Otakon 2003 (10 year Anniversary) (2003-08-08)
  • Comments: [announcement thread: http://www.animemusicvideos.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=12872]

    Now this one has a long history to it. However, I don't want to bore you; that's the video's job, not mine.

    Neon Genesis Evangelion: always
    Sarah Brightman - The Second Element
    album: Dive

    Technical Details
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    Video codecs: DivX 5.0.1, resolution: 648x328. Length: 3 min 23 sec.
    XviD (3/5/2003 11:00 build by uManiac), resolution: 648x320. Length: 3 min 31 sec.

    Audio codec: MP3, 192 kbit/s CBR.

    Tools: Heroine Virtual Cinelerra 1.1.5, Film Gimp 0.16, GIMP 1.2.3, Adobe Photoshop 6.0, Macromedia Flash 5, transcode 0.6.3.

    Many thanks to silver_moon, cjhayes85, and Koopiskeva for putting up with me while I incessantly bugged them with questions.

    Hours in development: a lot. I threw away just over half a year of my life on this thing. Let's just say, oh, 400, because that sounds like a big, round number.

    Notes
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    (Update 21/04/2003) Oh, what the hell. If I'm going to embarass myself, it might as well be in a place where nobody knows me.

    Video concept: war-torn lovers. I know it doesn't make any sense.

    See http://www.rose-hulman.edu/~yipdw/always.notes for more information. If, for some crazy reason, you'd actually like to know THAT much about this POS.

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    05/05/2003 update: I feel like George Lucas now -- this is the third encode of "always" I've released. However, it's XviD, it's a lot smaller, and it looks REALLY GOOD. Huge thanks to Tab (RadicalEd0) for giving me a crash course in How To Make XviD Look Freaking Amazing.

    Here's some random statistics that video junkies may be interested in, even though they mean absolutely nothing:
    Average Quantizer Used for Movie : 2.428
    Compressibility : 88.48%
    Relative Quality of XviD avi : 82.38%
    Absolute Quality of XviD avi : 98.72%

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    05/25/2003 update: Honorable Mention, Anime Central 2003
    08/07/2003 update: Contest Finalist, Otakon 2003

    *shrug*


    I do not, and cannot, claim any ownership on the video, and therefore cannot waive any power granted by international copyright law. However, I encourage anyone who might be interested in redistributing, reworking, or really doing whatever to this video to do so. I won't do anything.


    I do not, and cannot, claim any ownership to this AMV. However, I encourage anyone who might be interested in redistributing, reworking, or really doing whatever to this video to do so. I won't do anything.

Opinions (32)

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  • 8.81
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