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bechira
03-26-2008, 11:03 AM
Hi

This is my concept of environment of the dancing oracle for "300 The Oracle Dance" from VfxTalk in may 2007. - I was looking for a mood to match the overall look and feel of the movie (the well known "crush effect"), but this particular scene is a lot different than the original since the provided footage looks different than the original. I tried to catch the movie look&feel, and also to emphasize the ideea of trance by reversing and timeremapping her motion. Also added some particles around her to emphasize the ideea of magic.


Here is the animation:http://www.bechira.com/images/upload/oracle.mov (right click, save target as...)
And the shot breakdown: http://www.bechira.com/images/upload/breakdown.mov (right click, save target as...)

Here are some stills:
http://www.bechira.com/images/upload/cgtalk_oracle.jpg

bechira
03-27-2008, 07:07 AM
well....I was hoping for some feedback here, or is it that bad that doesn't deserve the effort of replying?

Cheetah64d
03-27-2008, 08:43 AM
Sorry, but I couln't manage to d\l the file...
Hope it's just me..

bechira
03-27-2008, 09:02 AM
hi Cheetah64d. Did u tried to save target as? It wroks fine for me. I hope it is ok for u too. Please let me nkow, if u have time to try one more time. 10x

MikaElla
03-27-2008, 10:36 AM
Cheers! Good to see people from RO, in special Timisoara :) Salutari!

Cheetah64d
03-27-2008, 10:39 AM
I tried that, still not working - but now only for the first link (Oracle.mov).
Instead of the movie, it d/l me a web page (oracle.htm) - which i can't open because some preferences on my comp.

The second link, however, works like a charm...

bechira
03-27-2008, 01:06 PM
Cheetah64d: I really don't know that is happening, but then here is another link for the movie. This one works for shure: http://www.vfxtalk.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=3790&d=1179781299

MikaElla: Good to see you here too. Respect!

RVMS
03-27-2008, 01:22 PM
well I am pretty green to the whole cg thing, but that was pretty damn awesome... hopefully I can put out work like that soon... I really like the style, awesomeness.

bechira
03-28-2008, 07:27 PM
10x RVMS, I'm pretty shure u will. ;)

Kymer
03-29-2008, 01:24 AM
Good build up but when the climax is reached it ends so abruptly. Overall a nice piece of work and it definitely has the '300 mood'. (:

Nate Wheeler
03-29-2008, 01:26 PM
I think your compositing is great. The one think I saw that makes you shot look less professional is the little lite particles at 00:00:22 that seem to come from her hands or someting. I think it takes away from your shot. Try to do something else or just take them out.

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