just2good, on 17 August 2012 - 11:47 PM, said:
Job well done, 'ThaukaFilms'. That must of took a lot of time and effort to make. Hope to see more films from you in the future (I subscribed, by the way).
Thank you. How much time it took - filming itself and editing (I only had to add the titles and align it with music, that was all) took me four nights (about 5 hours per night). Building sets (field, main hall, bedroom) took me one evening per set scene. However, please note that the main hall set is largely based on already existing MOC
built by Nathan/oo7; ditto for the steampunk tractor design by SirNadroj. This greatly sped up the set creation, I believe. I don't think I could come up with such awesome works on my own. So you can kinda say that it took about 7 nights to create what you see in the video.
Yes, I would like to do more Fabuland videos - it seems like a good niche, as there aren't really that many Fabuland videos on youtube. But it might take some time to find another script/tale worth re-telling. Besides that I have a normal job and all ;)
dr_spock, on 18 August 2012 - 02:41 AM, said:
Makes me wonder what would happen if Bonnie picked the other one.
Hah, now here's some material for alternative video ;)!
oo7, on 18 August 2012 - 01:38 PM, said:
It's really flattering to know one of my models has inspired your film set, thanks for indicating it in your video description (and thanks to Hinckley for bringing it into my purview by frontpaging). What might have prompted the Japanese themes from the story perspective, may I ask? Oh, and I love the choice of music too!
Hi! I hope the indication was OK - otherwise please let me know the way you would like to be credited. I am much indebted to you - actually the other wall in the main hall (with Paradisa umbrella on the wall) was created following your wall building technique from Fishery Cannery
as well - awesome work!
Japanese theme - well, I was watching Ikiru by Kurosawa the other day and it came to my mind it might be great to set the traditional German story in some unexpected, exotic (well at least for me as I am from Europe) environment - that it might be more interesting/stimulating to people. You know like when Kurosawa was setting Shakespeare in feudal Japan - you surely would remember Throne of Blood more than if it were a 'traditional' Macbeth set in Scotland in the appropriate time period (unless, of course, you do it like Orson Welles). And then I came over your MOC which showed me how I could possibly do it.
So I ended up with on the first glance rather wild mix of a traditional fairy tale/Fabuland/feudal Japan/steampunkish elements and Brahms music, but which seemed to actually work.
BTW I also re-created your 晩鐘
bell. Unfortunately it was too big to fit fully in the frame view on the field :(.
Edited by ThaukaFilms, 18 August 2012 - 08:55 PM.