Author Archives: Richard Graham

Cold again!

Why is it that every Friday I seem to get a cold?? Luckily they’re nearly always gone by Saturday. So as I couldn’t do with looking at the computer screen too much I didn’t get much work done. So I read Harry Potter (on my mobile) – it is actually really good!! I also asked…

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Comics & DVD

Spent a fair bit of time trying to make the animations from yesterday look a lot more comical and less serious, and it actually worked quite well. With all the CG stuff and cool music I have at the moment it would be very easy to make this into a Star Wars type “serious” thing,…

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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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