Posts Tagged ‘Spectacular Shots Club’

The Visuals of MadLab

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

When the shutters are up MadLab looks more welcoming and the spacious halls upstairs and downstairs are good spaces for working and meeting for various visual arts groups. Bokeh_yeah and Spectacular Shots Club are both about experimenting with equipment – looking into what can be done with DSLR cameras and trying to create film special effects with low budgets. The live drawing event DrSketchys is probably one of the most entertaining regular events in MadLab. In addition to hosting these groups MadLab often functions as a gallery space and organizes film nights – besides doing here is quite a lot to see . (more…)

Spectacular Shots Club

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

Spectacular Shots Club

Title: Spectacular Shots Club
Location: MadLab
Description: Our aim is to develop and share micro budget techniques for fusing stunts, sfx and vfx. We make mini-sequences of around a minute and often teach workshops.
Start Time: 18:30
Date: 2011-10-04
End Time: 22:00

This is the last meeting before our immense Bullet Time Sequence – Shot #3. We want as many camera people to show up as possible. We need HD DSLR video camera operator/owners to come along and make this thing happen. We will be going through the storyboards, choreographing fight and dance sequences, and teaching you how to make your camera do the coolest things imaginable.

Spectacular Shots Club

Monday, May 9th, 2011

Spectacular Shots Club

Title: Spectacular Shots Club
Location: MadLab
Description: Our aim is to develop and share micro budget techniques for fusing stunts, sfx and vfx. We make mini-sequences of around a minute and often teach workshops.
Start Time: 18:30
Date: 2011-09-06
End Time: 22:00

Spectacular Shot #3: Tramp Fight

  • Finalising plans for bullet time.
  • Discussing location for shoot.
  • Bottle to neck special effect.
  • Costumes.
  • Camera borrowing.
  • Fight choreography.
  • 17th September Zion Centre Workshop.

Spectacular Shots Club

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Spectacular Shots Club

Title: Spectacular Shots Club
Location: MadLab
Description: Our aim is to develop and share micro budget techniques for fusing stunts, sfx and vfx. We make mini-sequences of around a minute and often teach workshops.
Start Time: 18:30
Date: 2011-06-14
End Time: 20:30

We will be voting on what shot #3 will be on the 14th!

Here’s a still from our Shot #1: Freefall. The 44 second video can be seen at  www.vimeo.com/benedmo/shot1freefall

Spectacular Shots Club

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

Spectacular Shots Club

Title: Spectacular Shots Club
Location: MadLab
Description: Our aim is to develop and share micro budget techniques for fusing stunts, sfx and vfx. We make mini-sequences of around a minute and often teach workshops.
Start Time: 18:30
Date: 2011-08-02
End Time: 22:00

Following on from last time’s bullet time tests, number of cameras permitting, we will be nailing down our technique using the green screen. Other elements to consider are testing the flying across the room gag using a chair, and some bloody broken bottle discussions. We will be rendering out our tests towards the end of the session so that we can see how we’ve done