Six Points For a Headshot

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Haar119
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Six Points For a Headshot

Post by Haar119 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 9:45 pm

My depressingly bad attempt at making an action amv. I usually make comedy amvs, which really aren't that good to begin with, so watch at your own risk.


I get this strange feeling that I'm going to regret posting this.
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Re: Six Points For a Headshot

Post by irriadin » Wed Jul 20, 2011 11:25 pm

Couple things to note here:

* I'm not a fan of the subtitle track. I know you added it yourself, and adding the actual lyrics in your video CAN work, but it needs to be much more dynamic. This implementation is just a distraction.
* The inclusion of the opening contained credits.
* My main gripe is that there's really no story and I don't feel the action sync is good enough to carry the video by itself. I didn't feel any connection to the characters and it kinda felt like a fight montage to music at times.
* I did laugh at the very end.

My suggestions for you:
* Edit more! High energy songs generally need shorter clips.
* While there are certainly some great action AMV's with little to no coherency save "ZOMG FIGHTS" the best ones also have a type of overarching theme or nonverbal narrative. I couldn't really grasp any kind of coherent message from this one except "here are some of the fights from the series."

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Re: Six Points For a Headshot

Post by Haar119 » Wed Jul 20, 2011 11:46 pm

irriadin wrote:I couldn't really grasp any kind of coherent message from this one except "here are some of the fights from the series."
I was going for the "work together to survive" thing here, but I can see how people would miss that.(I made this video months before I actually knew what I was doing.) I appreciate your feedback. I'll keep your advice in mind.
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