- Member: Joshua Jericho
- Studio: Something Witty
- Title: Awakening
- Premiered: 2003-05-30
- Evanescence Bring Me To Life
--== This is my FIRST AMV ==--
When I decided to work on AMVs, I decided my first should be with a song and video that really work well together. After a lot of thought, I decided that the song Bring Me to Life could have been written for Lunar Silver Star Story. They really go together that well! If you've ever played the game, then you'll realize what I mean.
With a song and video match, I felt that gave me a chance to really focus on learning the editing techniques. I worked very hard on timing and clean cuts. Now I know why people have to edit, render, re-edit, re-render, and on and on. I spent 3 weeks on this video, and at least 2 of them were just editing timing and cuts. ^_^;;
The work was well worth it though, as I'm proud of this video. I think there's a lot of good work in the video itself, and I have no doubt that the effort was well worth it. I think the video does a great job of telling the story, and giving a lot of insight to the relationship between Alex and Luna and what they mean(t) to each other. There are a lot of effects/timings that I'm really proud of too, and I think they'll stand out in a good way. The video shakes in a couple of places, and I'm not sure why but I still feel the audio & video quality overall is pretty good. Hopefully, you'll enjoy watching it as much as I did making it.
--== Technical Aspects ==--
This video is encoded with XviD. It's about 36 MB. Made with Premiere and then run through VirtualDub. Video captured through Raedon ALL-IN-WONDER 9000 Pro.
--== Request & Thanks ==--
If you watch this video, please - PLEASE - offer feedback and opinions. I'll never get better without them. Constructive criticism is a great help and I'd really appreciate your thoughts! Thanks!
I'd like to thank NHMK and Absolute Destiny for answering questions while I was working on this video, and I'd like to thank my friends Brian, Matt, and Nick for watching it about 20 times with me.