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post #91 of 532 Old 01-26-2005, 02:51 PM - Thread Starter
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Lost in Translation? Wow, when was that on HD and on what channel? I have a custom DVD cover, and will get to work on the D-VHS version for ya.

I have several of your titles Jeff, but they have DVD information on the backs. I will work to correct them, as I did not want to submit covers that were not correct.

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It was shown in Canada.

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Wow...on what channel?

Anyhoo, the Lost in Translation cover is complete. I have sent it to the usual emails.

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any other sources for vhs cases?

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Some Request if possible?

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Many more going up this week. You guys are busy! I can't keep up!

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"Many more going up this week. You guys are busy!"

Does this mean the two guys doing the work have sent you two more covers? Thanks in advance.

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What program are you guys using to make these covers? Could you guys provide some details, I, and im sure others would like to try a attempt in making some to help out. Would be nice to know:

1. Program used
2. How you guys go about getting the hi res pics for the front and back
3. How u make the spine
4. Where do u get the info for the back cover ( is it from the dvd)
5. Where do you get the icons you put on the back cover
6. Anything else useful

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Over a dozen new covers are going up this week. The jpegs are uploading now. I'll hopefully update the html tomorrow.

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"Over a dozen new covers are going up this week."

Thanks, Matt, it's all neat stuff. Have a good one.

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Over a dozen new covers are going up this week. The jpegs are uploading now. I'll hopefully update the html tomorrow.

Excellent, Matt!!!

Any chance of spilling the beans as to what new covers we have to look forward to?

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What program are you guys using to make these covers? Could you guys provide some details, I, and im sure others would like to try a attempt in making some to help out.

1. Photoshop
2. Lots of searching on the net.
3. Lots of font searching and about 2 years of working with photoshop.
4. Generally yes. I modify the back of most of mine, or, just totally recreate a new back.
5. I have hundreds of them. Back from the old days of dvdcoverart.com. But, brands of the world is a great source.
6. I just made a template that I drop everything into. Big time saver.

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Thanks for the tips. Heres my first crack at a cover. I present: The Last Samurai. Tell me what you think.
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Here is version 2.
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Paniro, looks pretty good!

My 2cent

Just that the WB logo all look distorted and not in proportion. Same with the Last Samurai logo on the spine.

As for other things I've noticed a lot of covers seem to cram everything on a page. Dont try to use up all the "empty space" on a design. Space is good... it could create a balance with how the elements interact. Over crowded designs are harder to focus on the subject. For example an indent in a paragraph make it easier to lead into the body of a story, etc..

Anyway good work guys!
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Thanks. Im gonna work on it some more later today when i have some free time.
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Paniro,
Good job!

I liked cover #2 better.
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I'm going to be recording "13 going on 30" tomorrow night, it's one of my wife's favorites. If anyone wants to make a cover for that I would appreciate it.
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I like them both. I'll be glad to put them both up. All the new covers are up, but not listed on the HTML yet. I'll be doing that tonight.

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Originally posted by Brajesh
Matt, here are the covers I have. Which ones should I send you? I think my covers are of different size than djdrock's since the VHS cases I use are of different size...

austin_powers_dvhs.jpg
bend_it_like_beckham_dvhs.jpg
black_rain_dvhs.jpg
blade2_dvhs.jpg
crimson_tide_dvhs.jpg
daredevil_dvhs.jpg
die_another_day_dvhs.jpg
die_hard3_dvhs.psd
dumb_and_dumber_dvhs.jpg
english_patient_dvhs.jpg
executive_decision_dvhs.jpg
face_off_dvhs.jpg
frantic_dvhs.jpg
goldeneye_dvhs.jpg
groundhog_day_dvhs.jpg
hunt_for_red_october_dvhs.jpg
in_america_dvhs.jpg
italian_job_dvhs.jpg
love_actually_dvhs.jpg
matrix_dvhs.jpg
matrix_revolutions_dvhs.jpg
minority_report_dvhs.jpg
naked_gun_dvhs.jpg
old_school_dvhs.jpg
professional_leon_dvhs.jpg
pulp_fiction_dvhs.jpg
raising_arizona_dvhs.jpg
red_dragon_dvhs.jpg
road_to_perdition_dvhs.jpg
runaway_jury_dvhs.jpg
rundown_dvhs.jpg
school_of_rock_dvhs.jpg
silence_of_the_lambs_dvhs.jpg
somethings_gotta_give_dvhs.jpg
startrek_firstcontact_dvhs.jpg
terminator3_dvhs.jpg
the_terminator_dvhs.jpg
tombstone_dvhs.jpg
true_romance_dvhs.jpg
underworld_dvhs.jpg
untouchables_dvhs.jpg
while_you_were_sleeping_dvhs.jpg

Will all your covers be posted? I have many of these and would love to use them.

Just anxious, just got my 100 empty cases in. Found a site selling them for .45 each.
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Paniro...just curious, why do your previews look vertically stretched?

Nice start. I would remove the UPC. That should be fairly easy to do using the "clone" tool in Photoshop.

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I dont know. I had them resized to 640 x 640. Version 2 has been resized
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Here is a preview of my custom Fargo cover. Matt and Nathan will have it on their sites soon.


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Fargo's up. Keep 'em coming, folks.

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Just sent Doc Hollywood up. Touch one to do, as I really only had low-res material to work with. Turned out pretty good considering. If I am not mistaken, no widescreen is available on DVD, so having a widescreen HD copy is nice.

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Anyone know where the hell you can by the Dtheater empty grey/silver cases??

they are called "Bullet VHS Cases", brand I have no idea

I can't find them at all

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I tried to find them, but gave up and ordered the clear ones shown earlier in the thread

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Requesting the Matrix trilogy....


Brajesh-- could you please send me your missing covers from www.georgiahdtv.com/ht/dvhs ?

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