If any part of this interests you, then you should join us. Just email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zee operlation vuz a success!!
The file unzipped, apparently fully intact, sound and all. Let's make movies!!!
What is your video library like? What is your hardware setup like?
I'll give you a ring ASAP. From the phone no. area code you gave me I assume you are in New Mexico, right? We are based in the Philadelphia area.
I'll be in touch, we will need to get a plan of attack in order.
please meet each other. after a long time coming, the "movie" is about to go into high gear.
2) who everyone is:
honey - star
sidd - technical supervisor / systems
dan - intern & associate producer in training
capn - logistics, technical & support
help - director & business management
Willie - technical supervisor / sight
bob - screen play
dan, capn, and willie should not hesitate to communicate all their efforts via email.
3) immediate tasks
sidd - advice on the best way to transfer and store data
dan - script, exploration of national archives, visual education
capn - editing of tech communications to web pages, exploration of national archives, visual education
help - promotion & funding
Willie - heading up the education on visual possibilities
IF ANYONE DOES NOT HAVE A COPY OF THE SOUNDTRACK DEMO, PLEASE SAY SO.
2)single frame is nice idea
3)we can reduce the size of clips on the web by
a)reducing frame size (320 x200 pixels seems fair smaller is also done ) and
b) reducing frame per sec ... reducing fps below 15 will probably result in unacceptable quality.
4)we r going after isdn .. that will alleviate some of the problem .. but remember the vast majority of people are coming in over 28.8 or 14.4 modems ... that is the limiting factor.
5) we can also make clips availablein a variety of combos .. reduced frame size, reduced fps ....
6)mpeg, fli etc also have their own compression built in .. so zipping will not help much.
7) for some images , "fractal compression" is very effective, but has been found ineffective for most .. will investigate ..."
sidd seemed to think we shouldn't go less then 15 fps
i guess this will be a good test.
also, can someone put together a little glossary for our web visitors ... like what an avi file is and how to get your browser to see video, etc ?
i want to make it so that someone can come to the site, and learn about helping us create (and help contribute.) for instance, should we put the blue screen tiff up for everyone to get off the web page? (70+M)
am i right in assuming that we can then blend animation and live action created on blue screen with footage from the national archieves as back ground?
Also I don't have a copy of the sound track.