The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4

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Re: The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4

Postby Emulgator » Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:26 pm

Back again !
In a few hours ( I hope) I will try to match Oliver Judd's screenshot from QT and then restored splice frames to the correct colourspace.
(On the old board I was guessing that a ITU-Rec. BT.601 <-> ITU-Rec. BT.709 conversion issue might be the case.)
Let's see...
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Re: The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4

Postby Garrett Gilchrist » Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:32 pm

SirQuacky helps out here by posting a few HD clips from the recent SS/KA 35mm transfer:

http://www.mediafire.com/?6x5itqo7cpb2o7v
http://www.mediafire.com/?t7twjff54k78jph
http://www.mediafire.com/?34d5bhb2ununmll
http://www.mediafire.com/?38p2xsys9nuzp6h
http://www.mediafire.com/?r7u617j3l56za30
http://www.mediafire.com/?qah1g8f85icpy4e
http://www.mediafire.com/?poveot71ydrck7r
http://www.mediafire.com/?27kbpkmugu4l4k4

These are all more compressed than the actual footage, and don't include the larger, longer files (since Mediafire only accepts files under 200MB).
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Re: The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4

Postby segagamer99 » Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:07 pm

All of those HD clips looked much, much better than the Mark III. I can't wait to see the final product. :gopher:
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Re: The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4

Postby SmarTeeMackxs » Sun Feb 17, 2013 7:17 pm

Damn! now I can see all the little details that went into those scenes.
No wonder it took so long to make!
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Re: The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4

Postby Garrett Gilchrist » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:00 am

Did a little editing on the HD material tonight; need to do a little more. First scenes of the film looking good; some shots nearly dirt-free now.
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Re: The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4

Postby ctlw83 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 12:38 pm

Wow, the KA footage looks great. Obviously there will need to be some cleanup work on the footage to remove some of the dust, workprint editing marks and jump cuts but, other than that the footage looks remarkable.
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Re: The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4

Postby Nobies » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:04 pm

The footage is unreal. The excitement is electric.
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Re: The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4

Postby Jules » Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:05 pm

The footage looked rather dull on my screen. Can that be fixed with colour correction?
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Re: The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4

Postby Garrett Gilchrist » Mon Feb 18, 2013 5:27 pm

It can and probably will, although I think most of it is rather good.

Alex Williams posts about the new version of The Animator's Survival Kit for the iPad, which will include animated examples and the first release of Richard's new short Circus Drawings, coming in late March around Richard's 80th birthday.
http://flipanimation.blogspot.com/2013/ ... -ipad.html

Looks like we just missed (on Sunday) a free screening of Raggedy Ann & Andy at UCLA.
http://www.cinema.ucla.edu/

And for those who haven't heard ...
http://www.92y.org/Tribeca/Events-Detai ... ision.aspx

To celebrate the upcoming 80th birthday of Richard Williams, 92Y Tribeca will present three evenings of screenings devoted to his work:

Wednesday, February 27: A screening of Who Framed Roger Rabbit on 35mm. (It is the film’s 25th anniversary this year.)

Thursday, February 28: An evening of Richard Williams rarities including his ambitious early short The Little Island (1958). The program will be introduced by NY animation director (and former Williams employee) Michael Sporn.

Friday, March 1: A screening of the documentary Persistence of Vision, about Williams’ decades-long attempt to create his personal masterpiece The Thief and the Cobbler. Amid Amidi will hosta discussion with the director of the documentary, Kevin Schreck, after the 7pm screening.

92Y Tribeca is located in Manhattan (200 Hudson Street, NY, NY 10013). Tickets for each screening are $12 and available on the 92Y Tribeca website.
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Re: The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut Mark 4

Postby Hardback247 » Mon Feb 18, 2013 8:21 pm

Will "Persistence of Vision" ever be viewable to the general public aside from festivals?
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