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  • Member: Vlad G Pohnert
  • Title: Memories Dance
  • Premiered: 2001-07-06
  • Categories:
    • Drama
    • Sentimental
  • Song:
    • Loreena McKennit The Mummers' Dance
  • Anime:
  • Participation:
    • Anime Expo 2001, Anime Expo 2001 (2001-07-05)
    • Otakon 2001, Otakon 2001 (2001-08-10)
  • Comments: By far my best video to date.

    AnimeExpo 2001
    - Best Drama
    Otakon 2001
    - Best Dramatic/Sentimental
    Animemusicvideos.org's Viewers Chose Awards
    - Best Sentimental
    - Best Artistic

    I have always wanted to do a music video tribute to Miyazaki ever since I got my Studio Ghibli Laser disk box set about 3 years ago. Trouble was I never could find a song worthy.

    When I finally diecided to make the video, Loreena McKennitt's Murmmers' Dance seemed to be the perfect choice. Originally I started to use the short version, but found I could not make my concept fit and therefore went to the extended 6 minute version.

    I spent well over 3 months assembling this video. The planning and video clip capturing alone took one month.

    I wanted to show the different themes of Miyazaki and how he has incorporated them in his work. From the start I planned to use a Photo Album like approach since I though how one remembers memories when looking at photographs. I used extensive use of Photoshop to create the photographs that changed to the animated scene. I then used After Effects to zoom out and show all the photographs.

    This video had a ton of overlapping effects such as Porco Rosso's plane flying accross the Tigermoth from Laputa or the Angel from On Your Mark flying into the sky with the Tigermoth.

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