AotC item 3
I solved this by eliminating the droid factory scene entirely. Now they go in and the next time you see them they’re captured, for me not seeing how outweighs the awfulness of the scene we got.
I opened a thread similar to this a few months ago, when I still had my old account (Darth Malgus). At the time, the thread was only about my Attack of the Clones fan edit. But in the last few months, I’ve decided that editing only Attack of the Clones isn’t enough for me. I want to edit the whole Prequel Trilogy now. For this reason, I need the help of someone who has good editing skills.
I have some problems that prevent me from doing these edits myself. I’ve already explained them in the thread I opened with my old account, but I’ll explain them again, as a reminder for everyone:
- First problem: I’m completely blind from my right eye, and although I see with my left eye, I see very, very little. Therefore, I find it very difficult to stand for too long in front of a computer screen. Even just reading very long things ends up giving me big headaches, it’s very tiring for me. In fact, I use a vocal synthesis to read what’s written on the screen, I never use my eyes to read, because I see very little and it’s very tiring for me to read with my own eyes. I mean, I can handle watching a movie on TV or on my computer, but watching a screen for more than 4 hours really starts hurting me. For this reason I can’t put a lot of effort in my edits.
- Second problem: my computer isn’t exactly the best computer in the world. It’s a low-quality Lenovo computer, which often crashes even for small things and can’t handle too heavy softwares. Every time I try to open a video editing program my computer freezes and I can’t go on. My computer sucks so much, that even just using audacity for more than a half-hour has often resulted in the total crush of the computer, with the result that I had to restart the computer. Therefore, using a video editing program, even a very light one, is out of the question. And I unfortunately don’t have enough money to buy another computer.
The goal of my edits is to modify Anakin’s character a bit. In my edits, Anakin is supposed to still be awkward, rebellious and impulsive, especially in Attack of the Clones, but at the same time he’s not supposed to be as whiny as in the original movies. He’s also not supposed to be as dark as in the original Prequel Trilogy. In fact, I’m planning to avoid making him killing the younglings in Revenge of the Sith, and I want to cut the scene in which he confesses his massacre of the Tuskens to Padmé. I still want to leave the scene in which he gets crazy and kills everyone, but by cutting the confession scene in Attack of the Clones, everything can remain as vague as possible, and therefore we can assume that he only killed a few, adult, male Tuskens, without having killed women and children too. In short, I want to modify the Prequels in order to make Anakin the type of guy that’s rebellious, impulsive, arrogant, and has issues with his inner darkness, but at the same time has a real, and clearly visible good side. I want to preserve the original Anakin as much as possible, but at the same time, I also want to make him a bit more relatable and less dark (at least prior to Mustafar), so that his redemption in Return of the Jedi is much more convincing. Basically, I want to preserve the Prequels as much as possible, but at the same time, I also want to cut all the things that make some people say: “Anakin was a horrible, selfish piece of sh** from the start, and didn’t deserve redemption.”
But, as I said, these problems prevent me from creating this Prequel edits by myself, and that’s why I need the help of someone else. Since I pretty much like the Prequels the way they are, the changes I want to make to the movies are not very radical. I just want to cut some scenes, put some deleted scenes back into the movies, and change the titles of the movies. Also, big chunks of Hal 9000’s edits will be basically copied and pasted into my own edits, so there isn’t even the need of trimming any specific dialogue.
Hal 9000 already helped me with my Attack of the Clones fan edit, but he’s very busy lately, therefore I don’t want to disturb him anymore.
Is there anyone on the forum willing to help me? I already have a prepared list with all the changes I want to make to the movies, so I can post it here, if you want.
Let me know if someone is interested in helping me.
“Sometimes we must let go of our pride, and do what is requested to us.”
– Anakin Skywalker