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My goal is to create a new version of the opening scene for my movie, “The Barrier”. In the current version of the opening scene it isn’t clear what happens. I completed a short test animation this week. So far I’ve concentrated on building the set, but also did a test animation. I used Blender… Read Article →

This week I tried out both Sketchup and Blender for a revised version of scene 1 of “The Barrier”. Initially I thought Sketchup was the better choice, but then changed my mind. I used Blender to do the backgrounds of the public meeting scene in “The Barrier” and had planned to use it to do… Read Article →

In many of the scenes in “The Barrier”, my hero, Arthur Macdonald comes across as a cynic, while in others he acts quite idealistic. I’ve come to think of his attitude as Cynical Idealism. I believe this must be a part of my own world view. Initially, when he works on the development review project,… Read Article →

I worked on both “Felix” and “The Barrier” this week. The “Felix” rewrite progressed well, but with “The Barrier” it just seemed like I spun my wheels. I still would call it a productive week though. “Felix” Rewrite I tried my new approach with “Felix” this week. I printed off the most recent version, then… Read Article →

A friend who watched my movie “The Barrier” commented that established genres, like mysteries, have well established stock characters and situations that people are familiar with. Few people have that kind of familiarity with transportation planning. That makes it harder to connect with the audience. With “The Barrier” (see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s-LOUNSEKac) I have tried to create… Read Article →

I want to redo the opening scene of my transportation planner movie “The Barrier” because people don’t seem to understand what happens in it. Although Xtranormal is supposed to be rereleased, I don’t think I use it to do what I want to do in this scene. I think I can do it with Blender…. Read Article →

Xtranormal State will be rereleased, but it isn’t clear just when that will happen, and what will be available. In the mean time I will do some experiments with StatePlus on some changes I want to make to “The Barrier”. There are several changes I want to make to “The Barrier” that I wanted to… Read Article →

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