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Post by SE7 » Thu Jun 28, 2007 12:14 am

Hey guys, I made a really simple, yet clean logo for myself.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CYl-qpzwqw

If you look closely, you'll see a little squiggly line in the background.. (just making sure you don't miss it :) )

You guys have any suggestions on how to make it more visually appealing?

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Post by maj_barnes » Thu Jun 28, 2007 12:22 am

I like it: it looks like it'd make a good business card too.

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Post by SE7 » Thu Jun 28, 2007 1:25 am

Thanks maj.. I appreciate your comment!!

Hey, what an idea! Hehe.. thanks again.

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Post by foxwood » Thu Jun 28, 2007 11:08 am

good clean and simple cant go wrong with that.

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Post by Ornsack » Thu Jun 28, 2007 2:56 pm

Yeah it's simple and effective enough to not do much else with it to be honest!

On a side note, I couldn't see the squiggily line on my laptop for the life of me until I tipped the monitor at a surreal angle
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Post by kene555 » Thu Jun 28, 2007 3:43 pm

I could see it. It looks good. Nothing like a CRT monitor for good color quality!
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Post by youngfilmmaker » Fri Jun 29, 2007 2:17 am

This is a really nice logo. It is really professional looking. And i do agree with maj this will make a good business card.
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Post by Zac » Fri Jun 29, 2007 12:33 pm

it looks like theres i sperm swimming on your logo
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Post by Zacatac927 » Fri Jun 29, 2007 3:03 pm

Zac wrote:it looks like theres i sperm swimming on your logo
it looks like you were trying to get a laugh and failed...

SE7, i like it... it gives a professional sense..

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Post by SE7 » Wed Jul 04, 2007 3:38 am

Thanks a lot guys... Yeah, I tried to keep the squiggly line subtle and barely noticeable.

As a side note, a made another little test in After Effects...

Check it out.

http://youtube.com/watch?v=BUzskc43xD0

Thanks,

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Post by rhys » Wed Jul 04, 2007 4:25 am

To be really honest... its boring. An audience isn't going to cream over fades in a completely unsaturated title. It looks professional, but it looks lame.
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Post by SE7 » Wed Jul 04, 2007 4:37 am

rhys wrote:It looks professional, but it looks lame.
What the... -- that is stinky..


You're talking about the first logo test I did right? Did you check out the second one?

Which one are you talking about??

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Post by Vor » Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:43 am

the second one looks nice, i ddnt like the music though, maybe it could all be a bit quicker...and the squiggly thing was lighter :(

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Post by kene555 » Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:08 pm

Both were good, don't know what rhys was talking about. Probably he thinks you need some karate or explosions in it.
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Post by SE7 » Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:49 pm

Thanks guys... Vor you didn't like the music?? :(

Haha... that was funny kene555...

Thanks again!

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Post by rhys » Fri Jul 06, 2007 2:06 am

I was talking about the first one you big tools. It does nothing but show a title. You are trying to promote you work as a cinematographer, so why don't you put that into the video itself?
Kene555, wtf? Wouldn't it be you that would want the crappy light saber effects and general lack of imagination?
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Post by Zacatac927 » Fri Jul 06, 2007 2:40 am

at least he has a penis
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Post by SE7 » Fri Jul 06, 2007 5:54 am

lol.. thanks for the comments...

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Post by kene555 » Fri Jul 06, 2007 1:50 pm

at least he has a penis
Thanks for the support :wink:
Kene555, wtf? Wouldn't it be you that would want the crappy light saber effects and general lack of imagination?
Heh...Now you're gettin' me started.
To be really honest... its boring.
It's a logo, what's it supposed to do? Logos are not about amazing FX or acting...it's a logo, right? They are about using text to advestise your work in a film.
An audience isn't going to cream over fades in a completely unsaturated title.
Would an audience "cream" over a logo in general? Do you?...I don't.
It looks professional, but it looks lame.
A professional logo is the highest compliment you can give an amateur filmmaker. Professionalism is not lame. While others may have flashy FX, lighting playing over some text...game music....like yours...while the pros have simple, effective logos, all I can say is - who is getting paid, and has a professional logo, while who isn't and has a cheesy logo.
Wouldn't it be you that would want the crappy light saber effects
I cannot see how the effect is "crappy". It is as good as any out there, and plenty better than those Photoshopped ones, so by saying crappy you are either talking from lack of experience or out of hormonal anger.
and general lack of imagination?
:D

I have dozens of videos online, with so much effort and work put into them. I make movies with a passion, because it is what I love doing. I feel it is my calling. Sure, I may not be the best storyteller, but at least I try to tell a story. Rhys, I happen to notice that none of your vids have a storyline whatsoever. You are only able to create short scenes, not even a movie at all.

Let's see, many of your "clips" are of clones, special effects, or fights. Try for a plot next time.

It's nothin' personal, its just than when you attack something good, it gets me mad.
It does nothing but show a title
It's a logo, what the heck do you expect.

I'm done
:D

Good logos, by the way Colin.
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Post by bloodymess » Mon Jul 09, 2007 8:56 pm

pwned


you logo looks great, colin, but if you could make the squiggly line a tad bit darker while keeping it subtle, it would be even better.
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Post by SE7 » Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:06 pm

Haha kene555 Thanks!! :)

Thank you bloodymess, I think I might try that!

Thanks to everyone who have left responses!! Awesome support! I appreciate it!

Cheers guys,
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Post by rhys » Tue Jul 10, 2007 9:08 am

Rhys, I happen to notice that none of your vids have a storyline whatsoever. You are only able to create short scenes, not even a movie at all.
Its because i put ALOT of thought into what I'm going to make a story about. I don't just pretend to be darth vader and go light-saber someone. ALL of my videos are just tests.
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Post by DarkElastic » Tue Jul 10, 2007 12:26 pm

rhys wrote: Its because i put ALOT of thought into what I'm going to make a story about.
Don't think too hard and for too long Rhys, you might burst a blood vessel or something!

I now can't wait for your film - with all the thinking time and tests you do I'm expecting the world!!!
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Post by kene555 » Tue Jul 10, 2007 1:11 pm

I don't just pretend to be darth vader and go light-saber someone.
Isn't acting about pretending??

Yeah rhys, well, my actors don't go around pretending to be karate kids or clones. Well, I'll let you go off and pretend to be a vampire now.
I now can't wait for your film - with all the thinking time and tests you do I'm expecting the world!!!
Yes. :D You are setting yourself up for a fall, rhys...I'm looking forward to your *cough* film *cough*.

When's the release? 2015 did you say?
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