- Member: dbz_doomrider
- Title: Turn the Page- An Interpretation of Bardock
- Premiered: 2003-04-30
- Bob Seger Turn the Page
Before ANYTHING, special thanks go out to:
And a host of others who I cannot think of right now.....
Well, it has indeed been a long time since my first video, and I have learned a great deal over this time. This video, before I get into details, was my first attempt at a serious video, profiling a single character, with very little action involved. My niche from long ago was timing, but I had to dissolve out of that.
The video itself centers around Bardock, Goku's father from the series Dragon Ball Z. He is a character of ambiguous detail, thriving off of the murders of others, tormented by having to face his own future. He has little hope, little to aspire for, few friends, and even those friends which he has to treasure perish. Indeed, his son is below mediocre for a saiyan, which proves disappointing as well. Bardock's life is truly a depressing one. The Saiyan Bardock even sacrificed himself just to defend the one thing he had left: the pride he placed in himself and his entire warrior race.
After watching the movie over 50 times, I discovered that the song Turn the Page by Bob Seiger had a great deal of similarities with Bardock and his story, and I felt a need to manipulate these similarities. Music videos are powerful enough to do this, and so of course, I put two and two together, and came up with this concept.
Technically speaking, the video took 107 hours of editing in total, which includes the hour or so it took to export. I started this video on February 28th, 2003. Through creating the video, I had to learn every single stage, from ripping dvd's properly, to every form of footage, to all the platforms and programs that were necessary to make these video come to be. The song was ripped straight off of Bob Seiger's greatest hits, and the DragonBall Z DVD Bardock: The Father of Goku was my source of footage. This is my first draft of the video, and I ask you to take your time and absorb the video and the words, as it was very difficult to coordinate this video, and bring it to where it is right now.
I apologize for the fact that there is currently a PICVIDEO watermark at the top of the video, but following the guides on the website, I used the PICVIDEO lossless mjpeg codec at a stage in my editing, and therefore the watermark is present at the top of the video throughout. I will have that fixed soon though ^_^. HAPPY WATCHING! I hope you get a great deal of out of this, and I would, of course, appreciate feedback. ^_^
(The video is in Mpeg-2 format, and no codec should be required to be downloaded.)
Adobe Premiere 6.0