~5000

んどんツールが安くなって参入障壁が劇的に下がっている映像制作。僕らが違いが出せるのはプロ用ツールがもたらすクオリティの差、、ではなく「自分自身の能力」になってきている、と肝に銘じておこうと改めて気が引き締まると同時に、いまいったいいくらくらいで映像制作始められるだろうか、まとめてみるのもおもしろいと思った。いや、始めるだけならほとんど無料に近いんだが、、、

参考までに僕が5年前に考えていたこと。「パソコンとソフトで50万から100万用意しろ」と書いている。ヴァカですか、オレ。

映像業界で最小限のリスクで「独立・起業」する6段階STEP

さて2015年。いくらくらいで映像制作ソフトが揃うか計算してみよう。


編集ソフト:タダ~3万円


■Lightworks

フリーソフトで最も有名なのがLightworks。プロ版はハリウッドの著名な映画でも使われているメジャーソフト。機能限定のフリー版でも結構なことができる。問題は出力がWEB用720Pまでに制限されていることで、それもまあWEBで見るくらいなら全然OKかもしれない。

ちなみにプロ版は438ドル。

■各編集ソフトの廉価版

※追記(2015.2.14)

Vegasのセールまだやってました!この調子でずーーっとやってそう(笑。ご興味ある方はソースネクストのサイトへ。

昨年、僕が使っているSony Vegasの1つ前のバージョンが5000円で売ってたこともあった。あとはAdobe Premiere Elementsであれば、パソコンにタダでついてくることもあるのでそれを使ってのちにCCを始めるというのも手かもしれない。もしくはVegasの廉価版、Movie Studioもお勧め。

■FCPX 

MacならばFCPX=3万円。こちらのエントリをご参考をば。

100億円のハリウッド映画が3万円の編集ソフトで編集される時代

■どのソフトを覚えると得か

編集ソフトはどれもそれほど難易度が高くないのでどれを使えば将来得とかはそれほどないと思う。日本でメジャーなのは、ちょい前まではFCP7を使われているスタジオさんが多かったが最近はPremiereなのかなあ。僕が行くスタジオさんはSmokeが多いけど。。ハリウッドでいうと以前紹介したShotOnWhatというサイトEditing Systemsの項目を見ればどの映画でどの編集ソフトが使われているかが分かる。

ちなみにフィンチャー監督のGone Girlはハリウッド映画史上初めてPremiereで全編編集されたことでも話題となった。

“Gone Girl” marks yet another milestone for Adobe Premiere Pro CC



3DCGソフト:タダ

これはもう有名なBlenderで始めよう。タダですタダ。僕は使ったことがないので語れることはないのだが、昔エントリを書いたこちらをご覧いただければプロの現場でどのように使われているか、状況が分かるはず。 

ミニマムなスタッフと機材で最高の結果~ロシアのCMメイキング


音ソフト:タダ~2万円

まだダウンロードできないがとりあえずPro Tools | Firstで始めれば「つぶしがきく」という点でもいいはず。ほとんどのスタジオさんではPro Toolsを導入されているので、使えるようになっていれば履歴書に書きやすい。

また僕はSonyのSoundForgeというソフトウエアを使ってるが、こちらの廉価版があるのでお勧め。ただしSoundForgeは破壊編集ソフトでPro Toolsとは用途が違うことにご注意。

MacだとLogic一択でしょう。2万円。ただ映像制作のワークフローにどうやってLogicを入れられるかはよく分からない。一応映像にスコアをつけられるって書いてあるので、MIX作業もこれでできるのかな。よく分からない。


カラーグレーディングソフト:タダ

この分野は最も有名なプロフェッショナルソフトがタダという恐ろしい事態に。もう皆さんDaVinci Resolve、DLしてますよね?もちろんタダなのは機能限定版なので本格的に始めるには10万超のプライスがつくがとりあえずタダ版でも問題ないはず。

今、映像業界ではこの「色グレーディング」に対する意識が物凄く高まっているので、ちゃんと「色の創造」ができる人はものすごく需要高いと思う。参考までに最近超話題になったコレ。

Color Reel - The House On Pine Street via Vimeo
 

 


VFX/コンポジットソフト:タダ

僕はAfter Effectsを勧めるが、今は月5000円のCC参加が強制なので、今後の発展を願ってFusion7の機能限定版で始めればタダである。しかも今ならFusion7を使っている人はほとんどいないので、今始めれば第一人者になれる可能性がある。

ツールは無料~映像制作は誰でもできる時代へ=BMD Fusion 7

また、スタジオさんもAdobe CCを大量導入すると膨大なコストがかかるので今後Fusion7タダ版で仕事されるところも増えてくるはず。なのでFusion7を覚えても損ではないのではないか。


映像制作はレッドオーシャンか?

あとはパソコンとカメラと録音機材と、3発くらい照明があれば準備完了。それぞれ5~6万円くらいとすると、ざっと20万くらいで業務用映像制作フルセットが揃う計算。最近は特機も安いし。。

もちろん以上は安く始めるための試算であるので、実際にはやっぱりフォトショはいるしイラレもいるし、結局はAdobe CC入ったりプラグイン買ったり映像素材買ったりなんだりで、そんな格安で済むというわけではない。とはいえ、「安く始められる」のは間違いない。

さあ、この現状をチャンスと見るかレッドオーシャンと見るか。

ちょっとだけ余計なことを書くと、僕が思う「他との差別化」で最も重要なのはセンスとかクオリティとかじゃなくて「信頼性」だと思う。毎度毎度、ロケに行くたびに「ちゃんとミスなく撮れるか」僕はドキドキしてますよ。現場へ向かう車を運転しながら「忘れ物はないか」ぶつぶつ言ってること、僕と一緒に撮影に行ってくださった方々は良く知ってるはず。「信頼性」を勝ち取るのが一番大変。

Messi/Neymar/Suárez completed a combined 313 Liga dribbles this season.
That’s more than 39 teams in the top 5 leagues.

Messi and Neymar completed 278 dribbles in La Liga this season.
That’s more than all of their teammates combined.

Dani Alves made the most successful tackles in La Liga 2014/2015: 124.

Messi is the only player in the top 5 leagues to give 10+ league assists in each of the last five seasons.

Barcelona players made 25,807 passes in La Liga 14/15, the most in the top 5 leagues, and at least 5000 more than any other Liga team.

Barcelona conceded only two headers this season, fewer than any other team in the top 5 leagues.

Barcelona became the first team in the history of La Liga to reach 80+ points in seven consecutive seasons.

Barcelona and Bayern Munich are the only teams in the top 5 leagues to win six league titles in the last 10 seasons.

Pedro got 15 starts in La Liga 2014/2015, the lowest number since his promotion in 2009.

Xavi is the only player in the history of Barcelona to score in 15 different Liga seasons.

Among players with more than one assist in La Liga 14/15, Suarez had the best assisting ratio: one assist every 156 minutes.

Claudio Bravo kept more clean sheets (23) than any other goalkeeper in Europe’s top 5 leagues in the 2014/2015 season.

Bravo won the Zamora with 0.51 goals conceded per game, the 3rd best in La Liga history after Liano (0.47) and Victor Valdes (0.50).

Messi is the only player in the top 5 leagues this season to score at least 10 goals with each foot.

Messi is the only player to reach 100+ successful dribbles in each of the last six Liga seasons.

Black Candle, Azrael

G-BT04/057 C 黒衣の燭光[ブラック・キャンドル] アズライール Black Candle, Azrael
“いつか、苦しむ人の光になるために。 (One day, I’ll become the light for those that suffer.)”
Grade 0 / Normal Unit / United Sanctuary - Angel Feather - Angel
Power 5000
Shield 10000
Critical 1
[Auto]: Forerunner (When you Ride with a Unit of the same clan, you can Call this card to a (Rearguard Circle))
[Activate] [(Rearguard Circle)] [Generation Break](1) (If you have 1 or more face-up G Units in your (Vanguard Circle) or G Zone): [[Counter Blast](1) Card, Place this card into the Soul] Place 1 card from your Deck into your Damage Zone, then choose 1 face-up card in your Damage Zone, add it to your hand.

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Wow! I checked my Tumblr today and was surprised to see I’ve made it over the 5000 followers mark now! I know I’ve said this before, probably multiple times, but whenever I reach another follower milestone I’m always blown away by the support from all you guys. 5,000 followers is pretty amazing! Really, thank you all so much, and thanks for your continued interest in older anime, manga, fandom, and my humble little podcast. (ノ^∇^)ノ゚.+:。

Two things

Bad: Our launch provider just gave us ABSURD thermal vac and vibe test requirements that means i’m gonna be working 20hr days for the next 17 days. So Budapest trip is cancelled.

Good: The CEO just offered to pay my fees for an English Channel crossing attempt. (that’s about $5000 fyi)

Ummmm… I Love/Love this company so much, even if they are working me ragged =D

A Little Troubled: Part 2

A/N:  wowwww, sorry this took 5000 years guys but it is finally here!! Tell me what you think :)

Part 1


Your name: submit What is this?

You glanced at the clock, only 5 minutes left, you thought.  You had survived through an entire english class without being asked to read out loud, it was home stretch now.  You relaxed a little, sitting back in your chair and smiling slightly.

“Okay gr.10, for tomorrow I want you to pick a scene from Macbeth and either act it out as a play or film it,” announced the teacher, “You can be in partners of two or alone.”  The whole class erupted in whispers and commotion as people made their groups.  

“Hey y/n,” Liam said, leaning towards you, “do you want to be together?”  You smiled at him sweetly. “Sure, you can come over to my house to work on it, if you want,” you said, ripping a sheet of paper out of a notebook and writing something down on it.  “Here’s my address and number.”  

Liam looked down at the paper, staring at it for a moment, “But this is Lydia Martin’s address.”

“Oh, I’m her cousin,” you said, “I’m staying with her for a while.  Are you friends?”

“Kinda,” Liam said as the bell rang, “Well, I guess I’ll see you later.”  You gathered your books and waved to him, heading to your locker.

“Hey babe, what’s up?”  You paused in putting your books away to look at your new visitor.  It was a tall, buff guy, who was holding a red jersey and lacrosse stick.  He must be on the lacrosse team, you thought.  You made eye contact with him and smirked, putting the rest of your books in your locker and shutting it. You leaned against the wall, fluttering your eyelashes and tilting your head to look up at him.  

“It’s y/n,” you said, “but you can call me babe if you want.”  He chuckled and placed his hand on the wall beside your head.

“I like your style, I’m Devon,” he said, “I’m having a party tonight and normally I don’t invite the lowerclassmen, but I think I can make an exception for you.”  You paused, thinking about the plans you had already made with Liam.  Oh well, you thought, it’s not like it’s a big deal.  You grabbed a pen you saw sticking out of his back pocket, lingering your hand a bit longer than you had to.  You reached up to his arm and wrote your phone number on it.  

“Text me the address,” you said, putting the pen back and winking before you walked away.

Sneaking out of the house at 6 that evening, you hopped into Lydia’s car and backed out of the driveway.  You didn’t technically have a license, but you’d driven enough times to not crash or anything.  You decided to head to the movie theatre for a few hours before the party.  You knew Liam was coming over at 7 and honestly, you just didn’t feel like explaining to him what you were doing instead of your project.  You got a call from Lydia as you walked into the theatre, but you ignored it, knowing she would just yell at you.  

A few hours later, when the movie was done, you checked your phone and saw had 8 missed calls; 6 from Lydia and 2 from Liam. You rolled your eyes and got back in the car, punching Devon’s address into the GPS.  It was fifteen minutes until you pulled into Devon’s driveway.  You grabbed the bottle of vodka you found in Lydia’s house and made your way to the door.  You took a deep breath and walked inside, being met by a cloud of smoke and the smell of alcohol.  

It wasn’t long before you were stumbling around the party, laughing at what everybody said.  You were dancing to Drop It Low Girl with Devon when you heard someone yell, “BODY SHOTS!”  Devon quickly picked you up, lay you down on a table, and pulled your dress up to your bust.  You giggled as he kissed you stomach all over, then your lips.  He pulled away and you felt salt being poured in a circle around your bellybutton.  Next came the cool sensation of the tequila and suddenly his lips were around your navel, licking and sucking.  You enjoyed the sensation, and laughed, running your fingers through his hair.  He was done quickly and now his lips were on yours.  The kiss was sloppy and full of tongue, but you still enjoyed it. He moved his lips to your jaw, then made his way down your neck.  He was kissing your collarbone sensually, when you felt a vibration in your pocket.  You took out your phone and answered it.

“Hello? Y/n?” you heard someone ask on the other end.

“Yesss, may I ask who is calling?” you said in a slurred voice.

“It’s Liam!  Are you drunk, y/n?  Where are you?”

You felt Devon move back up to your face, “Who’s that baby?  Can we move upstairs?  Let’s go upstairs.”  He picked you up and you screeched gleefully, laughing into the phone.  

“Was that Devon Clark?” Liam asked,  “ I know where he lives, I’m coming to get you y/n.  Just don’t do anything stupid.”  

You heard the call end and dropped the phone back in your pocket.  You were at the stairs now, and you kissed Devon, moving your lips down to his neck and sucking.  You licked and sucked, until you were sure there would be a mark left.  Devon stumbled a bit on the last step, almost dropping you and making the both of you laugh.  He opened a door and closed it with his foot, dropping you on the bed.  You lay back, with him on top of you and pulled him to your lips.  The kiss was messy and your tongues were all over, but you didn’t care.  He ran his hand down your side, stopping at your hip and making small circles with his thumb.  You pulled your lips from his and took a moment to tug his shirt off.  You dragged your hand down his stomach, which was flexed in abs.  You smiled at him and pulled him back down to your lips, kissing and biting.  Devon’s fingers reached the hem of your dress and he started to pull upwards when someone came crashing into the room.

“Y/n!  You’re here!”  You looked up to see Liam hunched over with his hands on his knees and breathing heavily.  

Your eyebrows furrowed as you looked at him confusedly, “What are you doing here?”  Liam took his last big breath of air and stood up, walking over to the bed and grabbing your wrist.

“I’m here to take you home, y/n,” he said.  You pulled yourself from his grasp, crawling into Devon’s lap.  

You crossed your arms and pouted, “But I don’t want to go home.”

Dvon looked at Liam with a pointed look.  “She said she doesn’t want to go home, bud.  So why don’t you just leave us be, yeah?”  Liam huffed, going over to Devon and picking you up, out of his lap.  He threw you over his shoulder and turned around to walk out the door.  Devon got up, trying to grab you back, but Liam easily shoved him off.  

“Whatever,” Devon said, shoving past the two of you back downstairs.  You heard shrieks of joy from girls as you were sure they were all goggling over his bare chest.  You hit Liam’s back over and over again, trying to get him to let you down, but it was no use.  You were drunk and in no fit shape to fighting.  He took you out to Lydia’s car and sat you down in the passenger seat, grabbing the seatbelt and pulling it around you.

“I don’t need your help, I can do this myself,” you said, taking the seatbelt from him and trying to find the hole to put it in.  You struggled for a few moments before you gave up, letting Liam put it on for you.  He closed the door and got in the driver’s seat, finding the keys in the sun visor.  As you pulled out of the driveway, you felt your eyes getting heavier and heavier.  You tried to stay awake, but it wasn’t long before you were snoring in the passenger seat.

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If I ever win the lotto, I want it to be win 4 life. Like that $5000 a week shit. I couldn’t win like $500 million at one time, so you know how disrespectful I’d be? I’d act like a billionaire.