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CamSMurph

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#1437758
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: The Exodus Edition (a WIP)
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WXM said:

CamSMurph said:

Here’s a quick comparison of the visual changes made to Parts 1 and 2
Password: lumos

The color and general effect of your brightness and contrast are awesome! 😃 But in the final shot of your three examples in that video (from March 20) — the shot with Ron and Hermione, Harry — you can see (especially with the ground) that you are losing a good amount of detail due to brightness/contrast blow out. Maybe play with the settings on that one to see if you can both keep your overall look and more of the detail? (Or maybe you’ve tweaked that already since that post? It is a few months old now.)

That’s just a quick thought for kicks. Good stuff, CamSMurph, keep up the good work! 😃

Thank you for your kind feedback. I’m currently messing around with Adobe Premiere Pro and I’ve actually gotten a head start on developing an entirely new intro heavily inspired by these two videos:
https://youtu.be/DnCsp44f8Ow
https://youtu.be/3hL7lTbP4eI

I’ve already altered the colour grading since then, and I cannot wait for you to see it when the time comes!

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#1437692
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: The Exodus Edition (a WIP)
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ThanosM. said:

You have some really exciting stuff here. I love the color correction and your take on Ron leaving.
I am curious to see what you are cutting out of your edit, since you are putting back some of the deleted scenes (many of which are crucial to the film).

CamSMurph said:

Molly vs. Bellatrix:
https://vimeo.com/568449410

(Would someone care to change the thread’s title to “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Exodus”, please?)

Is there a way to remove Bellatrix getting chopped to pieces? I never liked that choice, since it is never established that Avada Kedavra can do that to a person. Also, it kind of takes away Voldemort’s “special way of dying”.

Anyway, keep up the good work and I will definetely be looking forward to check out the final result!

I know AEmovieguy was going to attempt something similar for his “Whole Wicked Edition” until he mysteriously disappeared from the forums no less than seven years ago. Take note of the two specific changes in his cutlist for Part 2:
[img]https://i.imgur.com/XfrzgNY.jpg[/img]

This seems like a very ambitious change, indeed. I have no idea how he would have — or did, for that matter — accomplish this specific alteration, but it sounds doable to me. If I can gather enough information on this, I’ll surely see what I can do in this case. 😉

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#1437632
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Harry Potter and the Magical Touch of Editing (Released)
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Anakin Starkiller said:

What do you mean by that? Cuz I was going for the same thing, it’s just that the film is so incredibly drained of color that there’s not much to bring out. You’d basically have to colorize it like a black and white film. That said, with this particular scene, I made the decision to leave the original color grading up until McGonagall lights the torches to make the transition more noticeable and emphasize how much more welcoming Hogwarts is with Snape ousted. Most other scenes I regraded. Like I said, though, there’s so little color to begin with that there’s not much I can do.

Here’s an example of one of my recent efforts:
HP7

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#1436273
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Harry Potter and the Magical Touch of Editing (Released)
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almightycutie said:

Ah I thought you meant removing the whole sequence, not just the lines about where they are going. I guess the lines don’t bother me enough to change it. I’m sure some other edits have made that change though, especially all the ones that have combined the final two movies.

So you’re basically leaving the scene as is?

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#1436254
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Harry Potter and the Magical Touch of Editing (Released)
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almightycutie said:

I think that particular scene does break some of the serious tension happening, but with how it plays out and leads into McGonagall talking to Harry I don’t know how I’d remove it. I guess I don’t really mind that scene though.

The only thing I really wanted to change, and I might go back and try again, was the Harry flying through the air with Voldemort during their fight, and blending into each other. I liked most everything else about the movie though.

I think it’s easy to remove the following exchange:
Filch: Exactly where is it I’ll be leading them to, ma’am?
McGonagall: The dungeons would do.

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#1436191
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Harry Potter and the Magical Touch of Editing (Released)
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almightycutie said:

I wasn’t aiming to just make extended editions. JJPotter already made great, fully extended copies. I only added the ones that I thought enhanced the movies. If I thought the deleted scene detracted from the tone or pacing, or just didn’t fit in very well then I didn’t add it.

Right. How come you haven’t removed anything from DH P2? I personally would have removed McGonagall sending Slytherin House to the dungeons. :v