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The Art of Fanediting - A series by Last Survivor

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Some of you may be aware that I've made a few videos under the title "The Art of Fanediting", during the editing process when working on some of my edits. I thought it might be a good idea to have them all in one place, in the hope that some people just starting out may find them insightful, or even for experienced editors you may find them entertaining... here's all the entries in the series thus far, going from the newest to the oldest.

The original intent of the series is to bring the viewer into the fanediting process, often to showcase the challenges of sound replacement work.

Episode 7 - Jaws II - The Amity Horror


Episode 6 - Moonraker - The LS Cut


Episode 5 - Phase IV - Evolution Cut


Episode 4 - The Night of Samhain Part II


Episode 3 - The Night of Samhain Part 1


Episode 2 - Omen Revelations


Episode 1 - Halloween - A Portrait of Terror

 
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LastSurvivor said:
Some of you may be aware that I've made a few videos under the title "The Art of Fanediting", during the editing process when working on some of my edits.  I thought it might be a good idea to have them all in one place, in the hope that some people just starting out may find them insightful, or even for experienced editors you may find them entertaining... here's all the entries in the series thus far, going from the newest to the oldest.

Episode 1 - Halloween - A Portrait of Terror

I don't know why but @"LastSurvivor" always reminds me of my Film Studies teacher.
 

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LastSurvivor said:
Some of you may be aware that I've made a few videos under the title "The Art of Fanediting", during the editing process when working on some of my edits.  I thought it might be a good idea to have them all in one place, in the hope that some people just starting out may find them insightful, or even for experienced editors you may find them entertaining... here's all the entries in the series thus far, going from the newest to the oldest.

The original intent of the series is to bring the viewer into the fanediting process, often to showcase the challenges of sound replacement work.  

Episode 5 - Phase IV - Evolution Cut
Episode 4 - The Night of Samhain Part II
Episode 3 - The Night of Samhain Part 1
Episode 2 - Omen Revelations
Episode 1 - Halloween - A Portrait of Terror

This is awesome... Thank you for sharing!
 

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I would love a video on HAL's Labyrinth of Evil ending. This one change HAL did was what got me into fanedits just before TFA came out.
 

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Just updated this thread, added my latest vid in this series, on Moonraker - The LS Cut.  See the first post in this thread to watch it.  Thanks and enjoy :)
 

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These videos have been fantastic; a great resource to help visualize things I see mentioned in other places. Thanks for putting these together and hopefully there's a Jaws episode coming soon!
 

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These videos have been fantastic; a great resource to help visualize things I see mentioned in other places. Thanks for putting these together and hopefully there's a Jaws episode coming soon!
Thanks! Really glad that other people find them helpful. Yep, I do intend to record an episode on Jaws II The Amity Horror soon ;)

You use VEGAS Pro 16.0 to work on your edits, LS? Do you plan on moving up to 18.0 soon? :)

I would love to upgrade to Vegas 19.0 actually, but money is a bit tight right now, so it will have to wait. I see there's some very cool looking new features on 19, so defo want to upgrade at some point.
 

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Thanks! Really glad that other people find them helpful. Yep, I do intend to record an episode on Jaws II The Amity Horror soon ;)



I would love to upgrade to Vegas 19.0 actually, but money is a bit tight right now, so it will have to wait. I see there's some very cool looking new features on 19, so defo want to upgrade at some point.
See that you do. As someone who hasn't watched a single one of your edits in full yet, it'll be interesting to see how you step up your game in fanediting. May I ask, what is your preferred method of ripping Blu-rays and prepping them for editing on VEGAS Pro? :)
 

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See that you do. As someone who hasn't watched a single one of your edits in full yet, it'll be interesting to see how you step up your game in fanediting. May I ask, what is your preferred method of ripping Blu-rays and prepping them for editing on VEGAS Pro? :)

Hopefully by saying you haven't yet seen one of my edits in full, doesn't mean that you've seen about 20 minutes and then thought, "god that's awful" and just quit :D

I use DVD FAB to rip the blu ray, and I then convert it to an MP4 to use in Vegas.

To be honest, I don't really think upgrading to the latest version of Vegas will make me step up my game in terms of editing itself. I've upped my game over the years since I started 11 years ago by listening to and learning from other excellent faneditors, and I'm always looking to improve with every edit I do. However, whether it's Vegas 16 or 19... I'm still the same editor ;)
 

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Hopefully by saying you haven't yet seen one of my edits in full, doesn't mean that you've seen about 20 minutes and then thought, "god that's awful" and just quit :D

I use DVD FAB to rip the blu ray, and I then convert it to an MP4 to use in Vegas.

To be honest, I don't really think upgrading to the latest version of Vegas will make me step up my game in terms of editing itself. I've upped my game over the years since I started 11 years ago by listening to and learning from other excellent faneditors, and I'm always looking to improve with every edit I do. However, whether it's Vegas 16 or 19... I'm still the same editor ;)
Hah. Good point. 😆

What program would you recommend for .mp4 conversion to ensure no quality is lost? :)
 
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