Saturday, April 05, 2014

Reworking "Minnie's Yoo Hoo"

When I picked up my public domain print of "Minnie's Yoo Hoo" (1930) and first ran it through my projector, I thought something had gone horribly wrong.  This was obviously not Walt Disney providing the voice.  In fact, it could easily have been the furthest from any interpretation of the voice of Mickey Mouse.

Nonetheless, when converting my Super 8mm films to video many years back, I threw the print into the pile, just in case the day were to ever arrive when my projector bulb burned out and my 8mm prints would no longer be viewable without a trip to Ebay.

That day has come and gone, and with the further conversion from VHS to digital, I figured that I might as well play a bit with the soundtrack.

So, with the use of Audition (I'm pretty sure it's still a nice antique beta version) and Sony Vegas, I worked up this version.

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Sunday, February 09, 2014

And just to be silly - Everything in Reverse!

Might as well stretch things out further by running everything in reverse as well:
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Sindecuse Interstitial #3 - Train Ride

A different collection of stills, from the Gilmore Theatre to the health center, shot over two days when the battery failed.  You will note the change in the sky color about midway.  The banking effect didn't quite come out as planned.  As with the other examples, everything was shot in 0.3meg pixel six for quick import and assembly using Sony Vegas as the editing software.  Four frames per image, with one frame overlapping the previous image. 

The ending after the flagpole was accelerated further with Vegas effects following the render to mp4 format.

Here goes!

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Sindecuse Interstitial #2 - Cartoony Sound Effects

The same footage as the previous posting, with different sound effects:


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Interstitial Stop Motion Pieces - Sindecuse Pharmacy at WMU

Last June, there were days that actually resembled lunch breaks at the pharmacy, and about 600 photographs cluttered the SD drive in no time.  Finally, when nobody was looking, the assembly was possible.  And that allowed for several variations, mainly based on changes in pacing and soundtracks.  Here goes...

Number One: SciFi type SFX
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Monday, December 30, 2013

Stop Motion Pharmacy Material


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Stop motion sequence tests for links in a pharmacy education film series.
(c) 1991 The Animating Apothecary
Original tests on Super 8mm film; subsequent work on 16mm