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Old August 4th, 2007, 11:44 AM   #1
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Donino type effect?

Not that I liked the movie, or even the effect as it is not my type of aesthetic, but I would like to be able to use that look for some ideas I have in the near future.

I am assuming there was some cross process film or at least some cross process effect done and possible use of filters for a green effect, anyone ever try for settings to simulate this in vegas? is that possible? If not would it be possible if there was a specific in camera effect done to the footage, shoot it green or something than apply filters in post to simulate it more realistically?

Or if anyone has an XHA1 and found anything that could do it in camera or at least cross process maybe and shoot it green or magenta (I have been using wrattans to WB on the opposite color and than remove and shoot, it gives great green shifts) are there settings around somewhere for that?

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Old August 4th, 2007, 01:18 PM   #2
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Take a look at a still grab:

http://images.rottentomatoes.com/ima...1/photo_04.jpg

Looks like they're replacing a certain luminosity midtone with a green color. That, and they incorporate green into props, sets and clothes, so it's not completely done in post.

One way that I think would be really fun and cool looking is if you lit the entire movie with uncorrected fluorescent tubes, giving everything a green cast.
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Old August 4th, 2007, 05:14 PM   #3
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Well if I remember correctly, they mixed lighting sources constantly throughout the film, as in the picture that Ben was showing. In that scene they were mixing tungsten and fluorescent lighting.
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Old August 14th, 2007, 01:29 PM   #4
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looks like they also CCd it to remove almost all blue from the image. try messing with blue levels.
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Old August 19th, 2007, 10:31 PM   #5
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Domino was indeed cross-processed film. It gives unusual colors and strong contrast.

This would be a difficult task to replicate in video.

The problem with placing a green filter on the camera or in post is that everything turns green... you'll notice there are other colors in the shot. The processing affects colors differently. Reds might stay red, but whites and blues might go green and yellow may go orange.... It's a crap shoot, no real guarantees.

I wish I had an easy answer other than shoot it on reversal film and cross-process it :P
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Old August 30th, 2007, 10:17 PM   #6
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if you have Vegas http://stepheneastwood.com/stuff/dow...ominotest1.sfv

So far thats what I am playing with, so far it looks OK, but I am not using contrasty lighting scenes, I really need to shoot something for the effect lit correctly for it to actually fine tune it.

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looks like darks pushed toward blue/green, mids to yellow and highs straight white...with the low mids alpha'd and set hard green.
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what is the sfv format?
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