Monday, October 15, 2007

mashup.starwars.com

So - StarWars.com has a place to create your own video mashups, mixing in SW content. Here's the SW version of my recent air-rocket film:

Saturday, October 13, 2007

Flight of the (paper) X-Wing

I was inspired by the recent flights at PlasterBlaster of an X-Wing and Y-Wing. ( http://rocketdungeon.blogspot.com/2007/10/empire-struck-back-may-x-wing-rip.html ) So here's my attempt to create a flying X-Wing:

video

I hope this video has a little more sophistication than my first attempts.

(I'll confess - the real X-Wing did not fly very well. The stunt doubles for the main flights are conventional three-finned rockets.)

(copy of video at archive.org here: http://www.archive.org/download/TheFlightOfThepaperX-wing/PaperXwing_0002.wmv)