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Every actor carries a small camera lens on their
forehead. Remotely linked camera controllers and
digital post-production help with jitter, focus. (Thanks to Strange Days for
proving that first person camera can be done
without being nauseating.)
Each camera records its position in space; that
a computer draw conclusions about whose
cameras are visible where. The cameras are
edited out digitally.
The view on screen is the composite view of
the actors. The movie derives part of its
pleasure from the inability to see some of the
actors, while seeing from their vantage point.
Four Views on screen simultaniously. [jutta, May 22 2000]
Great subjective shots with lots of planning and forethought [jutta, May 22 2000]
The Blair Witch Project
Subjective storytelling, but nauseating camera work [jutta, May 22 2000]
& The Truman Show? Wait, that's. . .no, it can't be? ME!!? [reensure, May 22 2000]
Or show different views on different channels.
[jutta, May 22 2000]
||[degroof] nah. my little brother's got a glass (actually, it's ceramic) eye and he can't find any doctor who'll put cool stuff in place of it. he wants a Terminator-style eye or an LED "laser" pointer. we're still looking...
||I'm just praying that there would be a love scene in the film.....
||well? ,is there?....what about a shower scene then?
||In a month this idea celebrates its 7th anniversary and meanwhile we have 'Machinima' baking this...
||//'m just praying that there would be a
love scene in the film..... // Would
this not involve one camera looking in
closeup at another? And then both
would be edited out leaving you with
||I'm not sure I'd like this - in fact I don't
think I'd be able to watch it. If I'm
watching a film, I want to forget that it's
a film - I don't want to be reminded
constantly of the medium. Multiple
views, and views from the perspective
of an "eye" that is fixed to somebody
else's head, are very unnatural and