Author Archives: Richard Graham

Too violent and paying Yahoo

I did the GenkiEnglish Man fighting scenes today. But the thing is that when I came to have a look at the final cuts it looks like some people may think it’s too violent! It’s not really, and there’s certainly no blood or gore in there, but it is aimed at elementary school kids and…

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Normal Stuff

I went through the main edits of the teaching parts of the three themes on the DVD today. They do look really good and I don’t think I need any reshoots. The only problem that if teachers just play the DVD without getting the kids to join in then it could seem a bit boring….

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MTV and special effects

Spent quite a bit of time today on the GenkiEnglishMan skits and their special effects. I was thinking they’re maybe too difficult to produce, but I updated my special effects software today and the new stuff I can do is pretty cool!! I also did the video clip for “Left and Right”. It takes several…

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Much better!

Things started going much better today and I actually managed to get a ton of work done! Yeah! I had to pop out and get a new battery for my computer and also picked up some new sound effects software which helped things a lot. There was also some new graphics files I wanted but…

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Music and TPR

Spent a lot of today producing jingles, commentaries and voice overs for the video. I spent a fortune last month on library music, but there is a still a lot of stuff that I’ll just have to write myself. But it is so much easier to produce audio material than video, I guess that’s why…

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Editing

Got quite a bit of work done today. Actually I think part of the problem is maybe that I’m looking at this at wanting it to be better than any of the stuff on TV, well except for MTV, but just looking through the rough drafts of “What’s your name?” the content just speaks for…

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