Customs: Would anyone be interested in a documentary about kitbashing?

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  1. yourreflection

    yourreflection Well-Known Member

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    Radicons,

    I was tossing around the idea of filming a documentary film about kitbashing along with a possible book idea. I know that I myself would LOVE to see a documentary about the topic and a book would definitely be a part of my library. Question is, would anyone else be interested in such things?

    Also, what would you love/want to see in the film/book?
     
  2. encline

    encline customizer of love TFW2005 Supporter

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    Working on one myself. Planning stages at this point. Maybe we could team up for part of it.
     
  3. the (H)i(GH)con

    the (H)i(GH)con raver-in-diguise

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    I'd love to see that!
     
  4. thyvipera

    thyvipera ThyVipera

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    that would be a book that I would READ!!
     
  5. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    Radicons has already done a lot of work thus far on things like this. This is especially evident with things like our "Featured Radicon of the Month" articles, as well as providing a mainstay in the Transformers fandom for customs being the oldest, largest, and most active Transformers kitbashing community online. Our galleries attempt to do this as well, but that is much dependent upon what Radicons submit and how much. The real difference for us is the medium. Our medium is much more web-based and community-driven. Much of the things a documentary would set out to do, we actively try to provide Radicons and continually strive to do so.
     
  6. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Or just 'A1' for short...

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    Um, while i agree with SQ7, i would also love to see this happen. More so on the book, though. I'd love for a sort of beginner tutorials/easy follow along projects or something, just so explaining the whole concept to nonbashers and family wouldn't be so much of a hassle. Also would like an intro section to most of the common materials we kitbashers use, like Rare Earth Magnets, or Styrene.

    As for the documentary thing, i really don't have many ideas, ut i would prefer it not to have 'advertising' (you know, like close ups of a certain brand of paints, unless absolutely necessary).

    Just my two cents.
     
  7. Sabrina_Ng

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    Hey! Excellent idea. SO what's the chapters gonna be like? You gonna dedicate a chapter to each artist or what??? The documentary sounds like it's gonna be very hard.
     
  8. Sharkysharky

    Sharkysharky Well-Known Member

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    I WANT A BOOK ! (Pleads......)
     
  9. Satomiblood

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    I wouldn't mind a doc personally. There's a lot of stuff that can be covered that isn't (or is limited) in a web-based community. I think NP Radicon Rundown and Annovasin's videos are the closest form we have to this.
     
  10. yourreflection

    yourreflection Well-Known Member

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    Are those videos hosted here Satomiblood? I'd be interested in seeing those as well. Thanks!
     
  11. MoeSizzlac

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    Could it be a little like the "Trekkies" documentary:wink: ? I think I would love a video...a day in the life of the fellow radicons...maybe get about 6 radicons...each at a different stage of involvement in the kitbashing life. 2 Pro's, 2 more than ametures, and 2 ametures...maybe 5 minutes each. Compile it all together in a video and that's something I'd love to see. See the workshops/family involvements/techniques/collections/hear what got them started and so on.
     
  12. Nemesis Predaking

    Nemesis Predaking Offical Enforcer WTF@TFW Veteran

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    Click my sig for my Youtube channel.
    Here's Annovasin's channel
    YouTube - anovasinn's Channel
     
  13. anovasinn

    anovasinn THE PAINTS MUST FLOW!!!

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    Wow thank you for the compliment that means allot. and thanks NP for posting my link i was about to do the same

    As far as the subject at hand it is an awesome idea. One or two of my videos is hosted here in tutorials section as well. If you want any of my help feel free to contact me.
     

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