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Animation error in Despecialized Star Wars?

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I was watching this video on the production of the despecialized videos, and there was one part that really stuck out to me as strange. at the 18:29 mark the video talks about how Harmy had to create new animation to “recreate the subtle movement present in the original footage.” However when the creature lifts his head (specifically at the 18:33 mark) it almost look like its nostril/eye (the vertical slit) is sliding down on its face, staying relatively still on the screen as its head moves. Am I crazy? Did Harmy make a mistake? I believe the original movie used an animatronic so I can’t imagine it would have the same issue unless this is just a weird trick of perspective.

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Wrong forum, this should probably be posted in harmy’s thread or in the preservations forum

“You can’t polish a turd. But you can shape it to look like candy.”

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Yes, this is a known issue. Harmy animated the Blu-ray footage to approximate the movement of the original footage, while maintaining the higher quality image, and it’s got issues.

In fact, Star Wars has the most-visible “warts” of all three Despecialized films, and Harmy has indicated it’s now his next priority for an updated release (when that will be is another question). It’s not just this issue… there are more to find once you go looking for them.

Presumably for the next version he’d be able to use 35mm footage for that scene, but that was not an option at the time he most recently despecialized it.

Project Threepio (Star Wars OOT subtitles)

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I see it but I’ll let it pass. Maybe if a certain studio scan some film material in their archives… 😄

Until then or Harmy’s 3.0, I’ll overlook any minor errors. With all the tricks he had to pull, I’m impressed by how good it is 😃