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Get ready for "Star Wars - Shroud of the Sith", a radical fan edit of "The Phantom Menace" — Page 12

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ray_afraid said:

I think he’s just giving us adequate time to “get ready”.
But he didn’t tell us how to properly prepare…

There’s a Trump joke in here somewhere. I just know it.

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DuracellEnergizer said:

ray_afraid said:

I think he’s just giving us adequate time to “get ready”.
But he didn’t tell us how to properly prepare…

There’s a Trump joke in here somewhere. I just know it.

Thank you for not doing the Ewok get ready joke.

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Hey Sheepish! Did your private screening ever happen? Did I miss it? How’s your Phantom Film coming along? 😃 Excited to get an update form you!

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bunnell79 said:

Hey Sheepish! Did your private screening ever happen? Did I miss it? How’s your Phantom Film coming along? 😃 Excited to get an update form you!

I wouldn’t expect an update. S/he hasn’t visited the forum since May of last year.

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Dear lord I forgot about how good some of these edits are! It’s a darn shame that Sheepish disappeared.

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BIG update coming later this evening. All your questions will be answered. Thanks for the support.

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Here is a clip of Watto’s introduction with the new music. An old version of this was on my YouTube channel, but this has been properly mixed, and both Anakin’s and Padme’s voices have been pitch-adjusted to close the age gap a bit. Anakin’s has been deepened slightly, while Padme’s is a bit higher. I tried to make it as natural sounding as possible. Jar-Jar’s voice has been omitted for this clip.

https://vimeo.com/282625310

I had also attempted to post the first 10 minutes of the final edit, but I apparently hit my vimeo limit. I may try to compress it to fit, but regardless, by next Tuesday, you’ll see what I’ve been up to with the new music cues (well, old music cues from the 70s repurposed for this) and voices.

Anyway, as far as my absence goes, it began as a voluntary hiatus from the project, as it was getting so tedious I began neglected other things. And then due to a literal force of nature, the edit had to go on the back burner until the time was right to make my dramatic reemergence. I hoped I wasn’t totally forgotten here, so I’m glad to see that there’s still interest in the project. I’m going to do my best to deliver. I am alive, I promise.

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The password is ‘fanedit’ btw

I’m so psyched that you’re starting this up again! You actually really inspired me to start editing stuff myself!

JEDIT: I feel like the cutoff from the raised/lowered pitches to the normal audio is real noticeable. Other than that I really like Anakins deeper voice and it makes him seem more like 12 rather than 9.

JEDIT II: The record scratch could also use some adjustment. It doesn’t really fit with the whole Star Wars vibe, y’know? Maybe a different sound effect all together?

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Oh yea, the passwords for any vimeo preview I do from this point forward is “fanedit”. Probably should have mentioned that.

And I think you’re right about the audio. I had increased the gain for the dialogue for editing purposes, and I guess I never set it back. But you get the idea.

And agreed, basically from the record scratch through the whole Jar Jar bit needs new audio. That is more of a place holder at the moment. I uploaded that clip mostly to show the music in Watto’s shop, and the pitch changes with anakin and padme.

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Yeah, I’m pretty sure there’s sharpening. It’s a positive thing, in the case of these movies.

Just make sure the sharpness filter dosent go over burned in subtitles, cause it makes it look like hot trash.

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Would it be possible that when Padme says, “you’re a slave?” cut to the scene where they both look over then to jar jar hijinks with the pit droid, and back to ankain and padme when anakin says." wouldn’t have lasted this long if I wasn’t so good at building things."

I think this makes him sound more cynical about being a slave and like he has come to terms with it more, which i think would help to “age” him up, plus the normal line is cringe inducing every time.

Like i said I’m not sure this would work smoothly, but anything to get rid of “I’m and person and my name is anakin.” its just too aggressive and contrived.

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littlev87 said:

Would it be possible that when Padme says, “you’re a slave?” cut to the scene where they both look over then to jar jar hijinks with the pit droid, and back to ankain and padme when anakin says." wouldn’t have lasted this long if I wasn’t so good at building things."

I think this makes him sound more cynical about being a slave and like he has come to terms with it more, which i think would help to “age” him up, plus the normal line is cringe inducing every time.

Like i said I’m not sure this would work smoothly, but anything to get rid of “I’m and person and my name is anakin.” its just too aggressive and contrived.

That sounds amazing!

girl

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SparkySywer said:

Is there a sharpening filter on the video?

The “Most girls seem nice” line was also really funny, though. Loved it!

Yes, there is a slight sharpening effect. Good eye! And thanks! It felt like something Watto might say haha.

snooker said:

Just make sure the sharpness filter dosent go over burned in subtitles, cause it makes it look like hot trash.

There are no hardcoded subtitles here, so they aren’t affected by it.

littlev87 said:

Would it be possible that when Padme says, “you’re a slave?” cut to the scene where they both look over then to jar jar hijinks with the pit droid, and back to ankain and padme when anakin says." wouldn’t have lasted this long if I wasn’t so good at building things."

I think this makes him sound more cynical about being a slave and like he has come to terms with it more, which i think would help to “age” him up, plus the normal line is cringe inducing every time.

Like i said I’m not sure this would work smoothly, but anything to get rid of “I’m and person and my name is anakin.” its just too aggressive and contrived.

Hey, that’s not bad! I might throw a mock up cut of this and see if you guys like it. I don’t hate the Anakin line, but I get what you mean.

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Just wanted to say this looks amazing! I haven’t been able to get through any version of TPM since I was a kid, but I think your proposed changes would fix all my problems with it.