The Kingsland Dawn video is finished so check it out. I make cheap music videos, didn’t you know?
Kurb doing kingsland promotions – all over auckland for posters, cd duplication, dvd duplication, childrens entertainment through pirates of auckland!
I did my numbers. We’re still moving forward in dvd production and auckland cd duplication so we can still be confident of our newest initiatives, but it’s not time for slacking off – blogging helps you stay grounded. We are thinking of all the diligent maintenance we could be doing.
Car needs a service. Selling those websites is also something to look back into we haven’t had much interest. We take care of loose ends before we trip up over them.
But heaps of work is coming in for kurb cd duplication and dvd reproduction services, and I don’t really need the work. It’s really confusing when I’ve got proper work, music videos, pirate party videos and also tour videos all to deal with. How can I use the extra money I’m earning to speed up the process? More editing.
We have to keep the videos coming. It’s pretty hard to stay motivated advancing music video production services and auckland cd duplication. We’re just doing the little things like archiving, and checking out our footage. We’ve had problems archiving our footage in a suitable format so this presents an opportunity to finally start moving forward. So many mishaps coming to understand mp4’s, avi’s, movs and all the rest I think we might now finally be coming to our point soon where we can tackle this job but we need a better way we need another computer doing conversions.
Now we’re ramping up our archive capabilities. We’ve just discovered that VLC will play disc image files which means we can change footing on the archive tip over to iso file collecting and then turning those files into movie stuff after viewing to see if theyre any good.
But this free dvd ripper that I downloaded looks to be more than capable of both ripping ISO images and converting to mp4 we just have to test mp4 with premiere and we can get to work. Rip all the DVD’s with conversions, save 1 copy for reference, stick all the copies together and leave it as done. Have 2 sets, one thats all just corporate trash that can go, and one of discs of merit.
Archiving is hard gruelling work in that you can be working on it for hours and only get a tiny amount of work done.
Now we’ve come upon more issues. We need to install premiere 12 to be aware of it’s abilities to edit and render various formats, we need to see that before we decide how to move on in archiving, which format to choose, and whether the new software will work better with the formats we’ve already been using.
Man so we’ve been through a lot but as expected, the new premiere handles all these formats sweet, so not only can I move on, but everything ive done is good to go. The premiere has to be activated online which gives me the opportunity to set this new video converter up so I can have up to 3 stations going at once on the archiving and aim to do 30 copies a day and within, well we could complete the job this year!
Still plenty of other things to be getting on with, my car needs a service, computers are back getting their little fixes.
But most importantly my passport renewal and other tour things, then pirate things and my mower situation.
Looming up there is getting ibnul rocking along. So I’ve set up his first job on the blogs, now I will start thinking about changes we are making to the artist websites especially in the whole contact/bookings area as this is the general direction of bringing the cohort together. Eventually the cohort will have it’s own page but this for now is for engaging collaborators around music, performance and video.
So I have set up website jobs and video editing jobs. When the pirate blog is finished, does that mean the pirate site is finished? Well for the next few months, until we actually start getting bookings and pushing out I would say it is finished!
The goal with the website is to get the contact booking page to the point where we need cohort based refinement. Why redo the whole romantech site unless you have a purpose to do so?
MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION
Now I have almost finished the Paper Tigers clip. 1 more day of watching and rendering and we’re done.
Gonna Getcha, Meatgrinder, these will still take 2 full nights of editing either side. But for $100 we will remove about 10-12 hours work in the middle, and else where it will ensure we only spend half a night getting it down to 20 minutes, and half a night on the final product. For paper tigers, akira, wishes, Ik, Shadows, so good. So about 10 nights editing. 2 nights a week? I had better get to work, right?
Meatgrinder, and Gonna Getcha it might be worth spending more money because those two will be hell to edit and we need to get started. Blue Room will help plug the gap while we slug gonna getcha home in about 5 weeks. Kingsland Dawn in 2 weeks, Paper Tigers in 3 weeks.
But I’m thinking of a different strategy for the editing, I think we can get it down to say 12 minutes pretty fast. It’s getting it from say 12-15 minutes down to 6-8 minutes. Meatgrinder and Gonna Getcha will be different in that way because they don’t have weird double exposure shit going on.
And let’s remember without all of that it will render and playback much better – and that’s not 10 hours work, in fact I’m getting much better with my editing
Then it while we bring meatgrinder home in 6 weeks, akira and wishes are already being shot, like, in 3 weeks, and maybe extra bits for shadows, so that we can drop 2 videos before christmas and work on having the other 3 done over christmas. So good would be a good one to drop over christmas. The rest just comes down to which
week 5 shooting wishes/akira, editing blue room edit gg/mg
week 6 finish gg shooting wishes akira edit mg
week 7 finish mg editing wishes/akira
week 8 finish blue room editing wishes akira
week 9 fiinish akira/finish wishes
I mean that seems daunting enough and we havent even included inside knowledge and shadows. Wow.
But we do have to think about blue room.
Well I need to be ready for my pirate performance. We have the net. I need a costume check and maybe look at some extra props we could include.
We have to recognise that if we can finish all these videos, have my money right, and still write 3 or 4 more songs then we have done awesomely.
Now I’m onto my gardening because I still want to do it even though it’s not really going to be business – more local industry so to speak – it won’t be profitable in any efficient sense. But if I enjoy growing my vegetables and I’m committed to doing it, then I may as well do it efficiently.
So what do we need our fiverr girls to do?
– putting on lipstick
– hair flick
– answer phone
– listen on phone then make “disgusted” face
– looking into camera and becoming confused
– dance around
– hold up 2 signs: one saying “soul science” “gonna getcha”
– 4 sign offs – thumps ub, wink, wave, blow a kiss
I may have to give then a tenner each, and even then I might not get the lot. But 5 will do, and if I need to get more from one of them I will give them another tenner.
Sure could cost me $100 just for the cam girls, but it might create the impression I have gone to a lot more effort than I have, that is what my videos are all about.
til 2nd: Gonna getcha night/
8th – meatgrinder/gonna getcha at vision gig
til 9th: meatgrinder days/
til 16th: meatgrinder night
17 Gonna Getcha
28 Meat grinder
8 blue room