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opentarget
06-16-2009, 07:47 PM
kevin mc bride is entered in the "Secret Agent" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/secret_agent/view_entries.php?challenger=18024)

Latest Update: Work In Progress: shader and texture wip
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opentarget
06-17-2009, 09:01 AM
good luck to all in the challenge! i hope i can finish this one this time lol.

my idea is a fictional story based very loosely on historical fact.
its an idea that i have always wanted to do and this topic means i have no excuse!
during the Irish struggle for Independence a small team was set up by Michael Collins called the squad, they were given the nick name the Twelve Apostles. They were formed to counter British intelligence who where able to easily infiltrate Irish intelligence. Set up to deal with British intelligence agents, plain cloths police and the occasional problematic civil servants.
My story follows one of the squad as he is sent to deal with a troublesome lawyer after he has found information regarding members of the resistance.

again i must state the i by no means agree with this kind of behaviour and that this is purely fictional and only based on what i heard in history class and story's i grew up with over the years.
I'm making it because it is a fascinating part of my history and heritage.
all characters are fictional.

opentarget
06-20-2009, 06:03 PM
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This is page one of the screenplay, page2 coming soon.

opentarget
06-20-2009, 06:09 PM
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Page02 of the screen play.

opentarget
06-20-2009, 06:16 PM
so its quite hard to read in the images, should i upload a pdf or just copy and paste into the thread?

opentarget
06-26-2009, 05:05 PM
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First load of research/reference.
on the lookout for some actors to fill in the parts.
I have got a cameraman and DP involved in the project so it is now a team. i will probably need someone with experience in 3d tracking if anyone knows of anyone interested please PM me.

a lot of this will be real footage of Dublin with cg trams and cars tracked in, so most of the cg in this short will be about bringing Dublin back to how it looked in the 1900's. all of this is quite new to me and will be a learning experience for everyone who gets on board. So far I'm the only modeler involved but i may dish some of it out.

opentarget
06-27-2009, 06:39 PM
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this is the britsh armored car for the short, gona start to modle tonight. hope to have some modeling updates soon.
story boards will come soon once i have signed off on the script.

opentarget
06-28-2009, 09:44 PM
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got a start on the armourd car.
modeling in max. good to be modeling again, been a while.

lunar1369
06-29-2009, 10:54 PM
Coming along nicely. Great reference, modeling and presentation.

lunar1369
06-30-2009, 12:44 AM
Way off topic: Meant to tell ya, I was just in Ireland in May. I liked Killarney most of all. Guiness is food.

opentarget
07-01-2009, 10:03 AM
Way off topic: Meant to tell ya, I was just in Ireland in May. I liked Killarney most of all. Guiness is food.

Glad you liked my little country! im a Dubliner so ill have to overlook your Killarney comment lol. Galway is my personal fave place, a great mix of town and country side and sea! stunning!

thanks for the comments. come back for more soon.

opentarget
07-12-2009, 12:42 PM
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First test of the car in some footage, i never tried to do this kind of work before and am quite happy with the result. I still have a fair amount of work left to do on it and the image in the background is temporary.

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