- Member: Kaji01
- Title: Don't Fear
- Premiered: 2003-09-07
- Character Profile
- Blue Oyster Cult Don't Fear the Reaper
Update 10/19/08: The new version of the video is ready! The entry can be found here: http://www.animemusicvideos.org/members/members_videoinfo.php?v=163362 . The video isn't up yet, but will be uploaded after a couple beta watches sometime today.
This is my first video I've actually put any effort into beyond simply slapping a piece of video to a piece of audio. In total it took me about 10 days to complete it using Adobe Premiere, including ripping the DVDs with SmartRipper.
There are some incidental lipsyncs over the course of the video, so feel free to grade them and offer advice, as a couple of scenes gave me trouble with it when I decided to try to make it fit better. The extent of the effects used in the video is fading back and forth between an A track and a B track, which took some practice to learn to time properly so as to make it look good (you'll see why come the second verse).
The video is an idea that came to me a long time ago, well before I had the hardware (much less the software) to create it. Part of it was that I wanted to see some older songs on the books, part of it was that the idea came together quite easily and I wanted to see how it would turn out, in spite of the infamously large number of Evangelion vids already on the market.
One thing I set out to do with this video is focus on a couple of the smaller characters. Therefore, don't expect Shinji, Asuka, or Rei to play any major role in this video. In it's original state, the concept of this video was as a profile of Misato's relationship with Kaji during the course of the series. The video may have broadened that a small bit in the process of it's creation, but I feel that it is still quite true to it's starting principle.