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Flying beer by Kaduflyer Flying beer by Kaduflyer
Here's an oddity from my folio: In flight beer!!

For an episode of the TV series 'Keen Eddie' they wanted a Matrix style 'bullet time' shot of a bar room brawl. However, these type of shots normally require dozens of cameras and lots of time and money, things sorely lacking in TV productions! The answer?? Suspend tables and chairs on wires, get your actors to stand VERY still in mid punch etc and get some FX guy to make plastic, freeze frame beer!!

Using photos of real beer in flight I cut a shape from clear sheet plastic and shaped it by heating and bending it. I stuck this into a real beer glass and then built up the 'beer' with epoxy glue coloured with brown inks. Considering it's not the sort of thing I normally do (no boobies, monsters or blood!!...lol) I thought it turned out quite well.

For the same series I also made some over head rubber masks of Duran Duran (the group not the film character) used in an episode as disguises by some bank robbers!!

The series was an American show but for some reason was made in the UK...I've never actually seen it. If anyone here has I'd be interested to know how well this worked in the show!!
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CaptainPrower Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Pictured: What to do with American beer.
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Kaduflyer Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Filmographer
Lol…is it really that bad???
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CaptainPrower Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Writer
Aside from a few REALLY obscure local breweries, most of the big name beer here is shit.
Budweiser lowers your IQ by fifty points per can, and Pabst Blue Ribbon USED to be good until some corporate loons bought up the company and changed the formula. (and hipsters started drinking it.)
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Kaduflyer Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Professional Filmographer
I've tried Budweiser and have to agree with you…(I've drunk tastier water). Don't know Pabst at all. Sounds like you need to get some proper English ale down you!!
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CaptainPrower Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Writer
One can of Pabst and you'll be wondering why there's a Prius in your garage and your pants drawer is full of skinny jeans.
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ArrowTheAuthor Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Now that' some light beer!! xDD
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Kaduflyer Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Professional Filmographer
:)
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ArrowTheAuthor Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:XD:
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chid0 Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2012  Hobbyist
this is brilliant. it looks like it has all the laws of physics properly in place :o
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Kaduflyer Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Professional Filmographer
Thank you...I always try to the weight and balanve right on all my work...even the slightly esoteric ones like this!
Thank you for noticing!
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