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Validation. A 16 minute proffesional video, possibly the best I've ever seen.

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by Iconindustries, Mar 26, 2011.

  1. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

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  2. Ihavenewfs

    Ihavenewfs Mu-43 Regular

    Great way to start my weekend!

    I even read the credits- loved the b&w, acting was so "on", made me SMILE.

    Sort of like my new epl2 - I don't think I've felt this giddy about anything I've ever bought for myself :smile:

    Sun is shining today in my part of Michigan! Thanks for sharing the video.

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  3. Luke

    Luke Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jul 30, 2010
    Milwaukee, WI
    If that song gets stuck in my head, I'm gonna be irate. Great video.....just wish it hadn't verged into musical territory. But I love a happy ending.
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  4. jbuch84

    jbuch84 Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 9, 2011
    Orlando, FL
    :-D I liked it, SMILE!
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  5. John M Flores

    John M Flores Super Moderator

    Jan 7, 2011
    excellent! thx for sharing!
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  6. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I've just watched it again and it really is inspiring. Down to earth and real is why i enjoy it.

    For those that haven't watched it yet. Give it a go and for sure you'll smile. But beware: it also contains photography. :smile:
  7. kevinparis

    kevinparis Cantankerous Scotsman Subscribing Member

    Feb 12, 2010
    Gent, Belgium
    a nicely done little movie - a good idea, a good script, actors, good simple lighting and camerawork, plus good editing and a good soundtrack..

    Making movies can be simple.... but that doesn't mean they are easy... look at the number of people in the credits!!!

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  8. DHart

    DHart Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Jan 7, 2010
    Scottsdale, Arizona
    Thanks for sharing that... it is WONDERFUL!
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  9. oris642

    oris642 Mu-43 Regular


    Absolutely wonderful.. just what is needed in our crazy world of earthquakes, riots, protests, sovereign debt (don't worry moderators - this is not going to be political - I'm stopping now). Grabbed my attention and held it.

    Also shows that the best piece of "equipment" needed to take pictures of people is not a "better" camera - it's better people skills.

    I see it was made in 2006. It has won a few awards (from Youtube):

    "Validation" is a fable about the magic of free parking. Starring TJ Thyne & Vicki Davis. Writer/Director/Composer - Kurt Kuenne. Winner - Best Narrative Short, Cleveland Int'l Film Festival, Winner - Jury Award, Gen Art Chicago Film Festival, Winner - Audience Award, Hawaii Int'l Film Festival, Winner - Best Short Comedy, Breckenridge Festival of Film, Winner - Crystal Heart Award, Best Short Film & Audience Award, Heartland Film Festival, Winner - Christopher & Dana Reeve Audience Award, Williamstown Film Festival, Winner - Best Comedy, Dam Short Film Festival, Winner - Best Short Film, Sedona Int'l Film Festival.

    Kurt Kuenne's biography: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0473936/bio
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  10. jcdoss

    jcdoss Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 10, 2011
    Little Rock, Arkansas
    That was awesome, indeed. Thanks for sharing!
  11. Alanroseman

    Alanroseman Super Moderator Emeritus

    Dec 21, 2010
    New England
    Hi Brady,

    i'm so glad you reminded me to watch this little film.

    Very nicely done, nice script imaginative and inspiring!

    Thanks Brady!
  12. jambaj0e

    jambaj0e Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 31, 2010
    Wow, what a great movie! Music was a little too musical at times, but a great story and acting. You really end up investing a lot to these two =D
  13. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I love the part where he comes in tapping the large heart on his chest. Classic
  14. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Bump for newbies :smile:
  15. UkrainianOne

    UkrainianOne Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 29, 2011
    Long Island, New York
    That was a pretty awsome short film! And it do what I believe it was intended to do, make you smile :smile:
  16. anidel

    anidel Mu-43 Regular

    May 13, 2011
    Twickenham, Uk
    Lovely!!! And I think he has a wonderful Olympus OM in his hands :p 

    BTW: I AM smiling. :D 
  17. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    I'll bump this up because it just might make someones day:smile:
  18. Bhupinder2002

    Bhupinder2002 Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Its beautiful ..simply stunning man.
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