bradcpu
01 September 2027 @ 07:00 pm
All of my vids can be found on LJ via the list below, by clicking on the vid tag, or at my site. I'm also on You Tube, AO3, and Tumblr.

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bradcpu
31 August 2014 @ 11:20 pm
Swiped from lots of people, most recently elipie

Give me a number (or several) and I will answer!

1. Describe your comfort zone—a typical you-vid.
2. Is there a genre or style you've yet to try your hand at, but really want to?
3. Is there a genre or style you wouldn't touch with a ten foot pole?
4. How many vid ideas are you nurturing right now? Care to share one of them?
5. Share one of your strengths.
6. Share one of your weaknesses.
7. Point to a section from one of your favorite vids you've made and explain why you're proud of it.
8. Which vid was the hardest to make?
9. Which vid was the easiest to make?
10. Is vidding your passion or just a fun hobby?
11. Is there a section of canon above all others that inspires you just a little bit more?
12. What's the best vidding advice you've ever come across?
13. What's the worst vidding advice you've ever come across?
14. If you only could vid one show/movie for the rest of your life, which show/movie would it be?
15. Do you work mostly from start to finish, or do you vid sections out of order?
16. Do you use any tools, like clip notes or storyboards?
17. Stephen King once said that his muse is a man who lives in the basement. Do you have a muse?
18. Describe your perfect vidding conditions.
19. How many times do you usually revise your vid before posting?
20. Choose a section from one of your earlier vids and talk about whether and how you'd do it differently now. (Person sending the ask is free to make suggestions).
21. If you were to revise one of your older vids from start to finish, which would it be and why?
22. Have you ever deleted one of your published vids?
23. What do you look for in a beta?
24. Do you beta yourself? If so, what kind of beta are you?
25. How do you feel about collaborations?
26. Share three of your favorite vidders and why you like them so much.
27. Do you accept prompts?
28. Do you take liberties with canon or are you very strict about your vids being canon compliant?
29. How do you feel about smut?
30. How do you feel about crack?
31. Which is your favorite site for posting vids?
32. Talk about your current vids in progress.
33. Talk about a comment or review that made your day.
34. Do you ever get rude reviews and how do you deal with them?
 
 
bradcpu


Length: 2:45
Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Song/Artist: "My Own Worst Enemy" by Lit
A Buffy Jonathan vid made for my arch-enemy, me Eli.
AO3 / Tumblr

elipie won the Polka Slayer guessing contest last year and asked for a Jonathan vid. It was supposed to be a vidlet but it took a while. So, vid.

Thanks to kuwdora and milly for their help and encouragement.

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bradcpu
14 August 2014 @ 01:55 pm
Just too mired in the post-con blues to do it.

Short version: The people were great, and I had a lot of fun when my issues would allow me to have fun. Otherwise I just tried not to rain on too many parades.

The creativity and discussions were inspiring, and con organizers continue to pull off miracles each year under some pretty demanding circumstances.
 
 
bradcpu
12 August 2014 @ 08:44 am
On Sunday night someone asked me what I thought was the "vid of the con" for me, and I had a lot of trouble answering.

I've been to seven VVCs, but never one with such a consistent quality level across so many fandoms. I can honestly say that I didn't see a premiere all weekend that I disliked, whether I knew the show or didn't.

So I'm not going to do a full recs post this year. Instead I wholeheartedly recommend that you check out the vidshow playlists and forge ahead with any vid that looks interesting to you. More than ever, your mileage will vary because of things like song choice, the vidder's style, interest in the subject matter, fandom love, and so on.

Here are a couple of vids that I personally loved for those same, subjective reasons, among the new-to-me vids that I saw this weekend. A couple of caveats: I still haven't seen all the vidshows, Club Vivid was kind of a blur (as usual), and I missed the first few vids of Challenge. Also, I had to watch the floor during about five vids in the Premieres show because of gore. But I'm told that those five vids were all extremely good.

We Are Complicated by shati (Buffy/Faith)
Ready or Not by anoel (Faking It)
Vitalum Vitalis by hollywoodgrrl and ohvienna (AHS: Coven)
Lass jetzt los by jagwriter78 (Frozen)
iieee by cherryice
Jock Jams by Milly (WWE)
Lights and Thunder by winterevanesce (Thor)
Hearts Like Ours by littleheaven70 (80s movies)
Two Against One by killabeez (2 Guns)
Might As Well Be by thirdblindmouse (ST:TNG)
Me and the Devil by ohvienna (The Conjuring)
Call Me Uprising by milly (Dollhouse)
Slippery Slope by hollywoodgrrl (Fringe)
 
 
bradcpu
10 August 2014 @ 10:13 am


Happiness is the truth.

Length: 2:53
Fandom: Cosmos
Song/Artist: Happy by Pharrell Williams
Premiered at Vividcon 2014.
AO3 / Tumblr

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bradcpu
09 August 2014 @ 10:17 am


I'm in the details with the devil.

Length: 3:06
Fandom: Sleepy Hollow
Song/Artist: My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark (Light'em Up) by Fallout Boy
Premiered at Club Vivid 2014.
AO3 / Tumblr

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bradcpu
08 August 2014 @ 02:05 pm


Length: 2:06
Fandom: Motorama
Song/Artist: No Sunlight by Death Cab for Cutie
Premiered in the Childhood themed show at VVC 2014.

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bradcpu
22 June 2014 @ 10:35 am
I managed to finish three vids for VVC this year but man. Struggle.

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Anyway, deadlines gone. Stress subsiding. I'm celebrating with a day of Skyrim and soccer. Aaaand getting the urge to start a new vid project. Dammit.
 
 
bradcpu
16 May 2014 @ 01:03 pm
Has it really been 3+ months since I updated LJ? Wow.

A lot's been going on but not much fandom-wise. laurashapiro and I are doing a Revolution-themed vidshow for Vividcon. If you know of a vid that may fit, you can make suggestions here or at the official form.

I thought I wouldn't be able to make any premieres for VVC this year but have already finished two, including editing one in a single day - a first for me! It was one of those vidding-as-therapy things, so I don't know if that really counts.

I've also been posting a series with some of my favorite Club Vivid vids over on tumblr.

So hmm. I guess that actually is a good bit of fandom stuff. Maybe it's more that I haven't been that into active fandoms. I haven't watched Agents of Shield in weeks because I had no interest in the Captain America plotline, Sleepy Hollow's in offseason, and lots of my friends seem super interested in shows I can't get into. But I miss everyone, even more so since my different interests means I rarely interact with most of my fandom friends.

In summary, meme.

Anyone who feels like it should post their ten most CRUCIAL CRUCIAL CRUCIAL-ASS movies, like the movies that explain everything about yourselves in your current incarnations (not necessarily your ten favorite movies but the ten movies that you, as a person existing currently, feel would help people get to know you) (they can change later on obviously).

1. The Natural
2. The Goonies
3. The Crow
4. Clue
5. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
6. Tron
7. Les Miserables
8. The Neverending Story
9. Glory
10. Waxwork