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Discussion in 'The Sesh' started by Qonnor, Oct 11, 2019.

  1. Qonnor

    Qonnor Slayer

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    FRINGECASE premiers in just under four hours here:



    Based on reactions so far, it sounds like this edit is groundbreaking, so I wanted to create a thread to contain our reactions as we take it in. So hyped!
     
    Oct 11, 2019
  2. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    There is good, and then there is wtf-did-I-just-watch-Ben-Herald-is-a-god-good.
     
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  3. Qonnor

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    I haven't watched yet - work got crazy. But I can't wait to dive in.
     
    Oct 11, 2019
  4. Kristina

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    This is amazing! I love edits! This is next level and just inspires!
     
    Oct 14, 2019 at 8:05 AM
  5. KeeganS

    KeeganS DS Legend

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    2 points of interest about this edit that I have mentioned in FKC and on Instagram.
    - All of Ben’s posts on Instagram from the last year were not good enough to be included in Fringecase
    - It was just Ben and his camera and a tripod when filming for this edit. No one else.
     
    Oct 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM
  6. super_cdizzle

    super_cdizzle n00b

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    first two and a half minutes were literally hard to watch, just because of all the edits.it made it way harder to make out/track/appreciate the tricks being done, i could tell they were fuego but i couldn't quite make sense of it. other than that tho this shit was fueg, big fan of the ken-tracking in the b&w shots
     
    Oct 14, 2019 at 12:46 PM
  7. htimSxelA

    htimSxelA Moderator Staff Member

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    @super_cdizzle for the amount of post-production done, I'm actually impressed at how easy it is to follow along with the tricks. I don't discount anything you said, but most edits with that much post-work would just be a mess to watch and know what tricks are happening, lol.
     
    Oct 14, 2019 at 6:48 PM
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  8. Emil Apostol

    Emil Apostol DS Legend

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    I heard GT might release a slow-mo edition of Fringecase in the future.
     
    Oct 15, 2019 at 2:25 AM
  9. KeeganS

    KeeganS DS Legend

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    They showed the slowed down version at NAKO during the Fringecase premier. It’s just the tricks in slowmo, unedited and no b-roll/transition clips.
     
    Oct 15, 2019 at 8:31 AM
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  10. Qonnor

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    Oh shit I'm stoked for that.

    I've watched it about three times now. I definitely feel that the post production adds a ton to the video but can certainly make some of the tricks harder to track. That said, a lot of the tricks are just mind bending and tough to understand at regular speed any way.
     
    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:27 AM
  11. Qonnor

    Qonnor Slayer

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    Also note this first paragraph of his caption is such a cool glimpse into how he sees his place in kendama:

    "Sometime in 2016 I began to focus more on innovation, when the worldwide skill level got so high that I could no longer contribute meaningfully to the progression of mainstream tricks, and I had to find new, unexplored realms of kendama where I could make a bigger impact."

    I love the thoughtful and strategic approach to contributing to the game.
     
    Oct 15, 2019 at 9:34 AM
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