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30 Seconds

Just bringing these back to memory. No reason.

Thirty Seconds from Peter Adams on Vimeo.…

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Added by LtAdams2247 on April 12, 2014 at 5:00am — 19 Comments

The Vault - Ultimate Edition

As you may or may not know, when I make sequels, I like to call what came before back to memory. So in preparation for The Vault 2, here's everything we have so far:

The Vault (2009)

Find more videos like this on The Ark…

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Added by LtAdams2247 on January 24, 2014 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Bye Doris

Member suspended for spam.

Lack of response both privately and publicly and the constant pimping of her content elsewhere fit the bill.

Merry Christmas,

your friendly neighbourhood admin.

Added by LtAdams2247 on November 30, 2013 at 7:42pm — 11 Comments

Adams' Halloween Specials

All of'em in one place, even the ones that sank with LV. Happy Halloween ;-)

The Raven from Peter Adams on Vimeo.…

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Added by LtAdams2247 on October 31, 2013 at 6:44pm — 4 Comments

The Tyrant - Season 3

Ok, so this time I was out for sure. Or so I thought.

Aparently there was a little girl who cried so sincerely that she wished to have healing powers to bring the Tyrant back from the dead. Well not the Tyrant but his clone and his reindeer. The girl happened to be the daughter of Alandria, member of the Adams family. And she went to Dix to say "hey, you resurrected him before, can't you do that again?"

 

So then Dix came to me and said "hey you got resurrected before,…

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Added by LtAdams2247 on March 27, 2013 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

The Tyrant - Season 2

At this point the roleplay is still very interactive, meaning one would react to other peoples vids, often within hours. This is March to June 2007 so it was possible due to the lack of visual fx. Yeah. Those will bite a chunk out of your week.

So with the LVR defeated and the NTO in control of LV we started into the new season.…

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Added by LtAdams2247 on February 20, 2013 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

The Tyrant - Season 1

For Marie, who missed out on the  LiveVideo (LV) history many of us share, here's a quick recap of the show that I am making fake trailers for.

The Tyrant was a roleplay type thing that started as a harmless video challenge and got picked up by a lot of people. The first two seasons were highly interactive with many people playing off of each other and reacting to videos spontaneously.  There was no master plan, we came up with it as we went. Season 3 was then more of a…

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Added by LtAdams2247 on February 12, 2013 at 4:30am — 11 Comments

Adams comments on "Fifty Bizarre US Laws"

Chig posted these. Send complaints to him or make him cut down a cactus.

Alabama

It’s illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.

Damn. My urge to do that has just trippled.



Alaska

Whispering in someone’s ear while he’s moose hunting is prohibited.

Nobody likes a prematurely fired gun.



Arizona

Cutting down a cactus may…

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Added by LtAdams2247 on March 21, 2012 at 5:00pm — 10 Comments

The slow death of art at the Ark

...has come to an end.



With sadness I have witnessed art and originality wither away as attention spans shortened to where a five year old would say "Dude! Focus, will ya?" Symptoms include the 2 Minute Philosopher, the 1 Minute challenge, the 30 in 30, the 5x5... notice a trend? Before long we're down to vids of 10 seconds. TLDW. I have been guilty of indulging the quick fix as well.



Well no more. I am happy and relieved to see a true artist do what he does best.…

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Added by LtAdams2247 on February 1, 2012 at 5:30pm — 13 Comments

Adams' Top Ten Action Scenes

Inspired by BlanchNoE's comment regarding the painfully underrated movie 'Hanna', I decided to type up this list which I have kept and refreshed for myself since the 90s. Some of these titles have been on the list for a long time. With this fast cut/shaky camera fetish that directors have these days, it's hard to find a scene that's well done. Anyway, here's who and why:

 

Adams' Top Ten Most Impressive Action Scenes Of All Time

 

DISCLAIMER!

Spoilers and…

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Added by LtAdams2247 on September 21, 2011 at 9:30am — 8 Comments

A Glimpse at the Booty

For some reason that doesn't sound right.

Anyway... I have been challenged by Syd/Pyper as well as AnnelidaFilms in the Videolympics 2010. Should either of them win I grant a game of chance in which each winner/winning team gets to pick a door to reveal what is behind. Yes, Syd/Pyper, you get to pick one total should you win ;-)

Behind 5 doors I have placed videos that were deemed too embarrassing or too private to upload. Video ideas/movies gone wrong, touchy…

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Added by LtAdams2247 on April 14, 2010 at 4:23pm — 4 Comments

Ark Signature Project - Update

For all of you who are wondering how it's going.

So far we have 14 people standing on deck and I am waiting for a couple more. After I have them, we're ready to set sail. This takes a little longer because it is an open invitation project and people have to work it into their very different schedules.

This also means that there is still time to sign up if you feel so inspired. Once the ship sails however, it's gone ;-)

In the mean time let…

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Added by LtAdams2247 on February 26, 2010 at 4:43am — 8 Comments

The Ark Signature Video

My fellow Arkiens!



I am happy to announce that the minimum number of required people for the project has been reached and that I have begun doing the work that surrounds your clips.



The test animation has been refined to fit the needs of the project. For one thing I needed a bigger boat ;-)



Our digital Ark is now ready to receive her inhabitants. There is no passenger limit upwards so if you are just stopping by and want to join in, let me… Continue

Added by LtAdams2247 on February 2, 2010 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

The Vault Audio Commentary - Taking Requests

Blanch and I have decided to go all the way with the bonus material for the Vault. Now that we have a making of, deleted scenes and a music video, there's only one thing missing. Multiple audio commentaries.



There's gonna be 3 which I will add to another blog when they are done. For the moment we have the Blanch'n'Adams one behind us but we are planning on doing individual ones too so that you can choose which one you are interested in (if any).



So if you have any… Continue

Added by LtAdams2247 on January 13, 2010 at 4:19pm — 2 Comments

The Early Worx, the last

The last step on our journey back that I'm going to share was neither written nor directed by me, nor was it edited in any way. It is the recording of a short school play that we did in drama class in 1998.



We always did two. A short one that was shown on Nov 11th (the traditional beginning of carnival season) and a one and a half hour play for the end of the year. I joined in 11th grade so this is my first appearance in this fine ensemble at the age of 16.



I don't… Continue

Added by LtAdams2247 on December 20, 2009 at 1:43pm — 2 Comments

The Early Worx, the 3rd

Further back we go. So far we visited 2006 and 2003.



As always this blog is meant to provide background information as to how the work of *ahem* art came to be. This takes us to the year 2001. I had just left the German equivalent of high school and was doing alternative civilian service as community worker in a small town (1300 people). In other words: I was bored out of my skull.



To help this problem I stayed in the theater group of my school for a year after I… Continue

Added by LtAdams2247 on December 7, 2009 at 4:20pm — 4 Comments

The Early WorX, the 2nd

The second tour back in time leads us even further back into the year 2003. Now we truly enter what pypermarru would describe as "fake UFUs on strings". Hey, pyper, how's it goin' ;-)



This - lets call it - project was clearly born out of a "they were young and had nothing else to do" mentality. The story is unoriginal, the camera work sloppy and the editing imprecise. Plus this was at a time when there was no 16 bit audio yet. Well at least not on my machine ;-)



My fingers… Continue

Added by LtAdams2247 on November 23, 2009 at 12:33pm — 3 Comments

The Early WorX, the 1st

In the following weeks I am gonna share a few pre-LV movies I made here in Germany whenever I managed to get a crew together long enough to finish one. I usually didn't take any roles myself so that I could concentrate on the camera work and directing and all that.



So instead of going forward in skill and complexity of movie making as I usually do when uploading here, one can see where I'm coming from. No visual effects, no fancy soundtracks (those I made myself back in the day). And… Continue

Added by LtAdams2247 on November 12, 2009 at 3:31am — 6 Comments

Sabovlogging

A while back I made a video called "The Early Bird catches the Worm Redux". Ken (rivrvlogr) had made a poem that inspired me somewhat to add a little something here and there. Flophousepoodle suggested I should make more of these - as she called them - sabovlogs. I think it's not a bad idea.



So if sometime in the future one of your videos provides additional inspiration (aside from being spectacular on their own ;-) ) I might pick up on them like this:…



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Added by LtAdams2247 on August 7, 2009 at 5:35pm — 4 Comments

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