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  • Mamgun
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    Re: east of byzatium

    again. this is a test... it is not the final... the majority of films development clips are very little produced... ours compared to them are over the top.... if this is a 5% of the 100% quality that real movie will be like....image what that could look like.

    Also for the computer generated stuff... we shot it with the 300 technique because we could show a bigger the world... with big environments, like the big films ofr a 10% percent of their cost.
    I understand your concerns.... and trust me we are on top of it! The film will be shot on locations with real people like Braveheart, Gladiator, Lord of The Rings, etc. with the same quality and fx.

    Thanks again for your support

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  • One-Way
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    Well, good luck with the film.

    I really don't like what I see because it looks intensely computer generated... but, people will eat it up because they loved 300. This looks like it was shot in a closet, but that's my personal opinion.

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  • Mamgun
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    Rumors.......... Rumors from people that are not involved..... Stark you haven't seen anything yet because nothing it has been shown to people... we have only released tests.... are you going to judge a production that cares to show you a test... thanks man! we appreciate the support.

    like this one which was last Tuesday..... 2 days ago.
    Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.


    For everyone that has fears and concerns.... I will debunk any of the silly rumors that are out there created by people that have nothing to do than to sabotage efforts.

    1) Kupelian has been in the industry longer than most, check his IMDB... it's huge.
    He is an English major and his talent with story it is outstanding.

    2) we have been developing the visuals with some of the top people in the industry so when people like stark ( sorry man) start saying things like it looks like crap... we can actually show that it doesn't.

    3) Legal troubles? who is your friend of your friend of your friend of your cousin.... trust me its not true. Every movie goes through a negotiation process... all the time. Does it get heat it? you freaking bet. But eventually things calm down and we are able to move forward.

    4) Vartan is Chinese..... uh?????????? are you guys retarded? How can we make the hero Vartan, our great ancestor look like Jason Scott Lee? really? do you really believe that?
    To go on the RECORD: Vartan is 100% Armenian!! 100 f*cking percent!
    All the major actors and producer that we had approached our Caucasians and can easily passed as Armenians... in fact we want to make you proud that this is your movie!
    We did follow the rumor of the story that a lineage of Armenians come from a tribe from China.... but not that they are Chinese!!! (Scythians to be accurate, hire by the Persians, becuase of their horse power to control Armenians during the times before Tiridates) but it has nothing to with the Mamigonians, NOTHING!!!

    5)We love our audience, we care about it... our heritage... do you really think that we will be that reckless to humiliate our history??? we would never do that! we are not that kind of lazy people. why do you think we are putting sweat, blood and tears into this? because we don't care? why do think people like Serj Tankian sign to do the music? becuase he knows this is going to suck? no way SeŮores!

    We care about our people and we want to make you proud 100% but please don't believe silly little rumors because they are not true.

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    6) the films will cost that much because we want to make them top notch! the best of the industry.

    Now with that said... you can believe us or not... but know this
    with your support it will be a lot easier to move forward... with out it it will be difficult and painful like it has been.... I ask you, what kind of Armenian are you?
    the one that supports his brothers? or the one that sabotages them

    My Best Regards to you

    MartŪn Yernazian

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  • One-Way
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    I'd rather not say because it's hearsay. I'm almost certain everything he told me was true, because it's business, and he was directly involved in the production of the film, but it's not my place to come in and say what I heard.

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  • Armanen
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    What legal troubles?

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  • One-Way
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    I have very strong feelings about this film (like, hatred) and I didn't want to say anything until I actually looked through the thread and realized Stark Evade already said something that was dead on.

    The director of the film is a friend of a friend, who helped on the film. I heard a lot of bad things, such as legal troubles which are threatening distribution of the film. My opinion, based on what I have seen, sides with Stark.

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  • Haykakan
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    I think there are many stories (including this one) that hardly need anything other then facts to make a good movie. Armenia long history provides many great scripts for good movies without the need to change anything.

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  • Eddo211
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    Originally posted by Catharsis View Post
    I read in one of the press releases that it is being projected to cost $ 60 million. If so, I think this in and of itself makes the whole venture even more burdensome in terms of responsibility towards Armenian history and most importantly the 'message' that the film will project to Armenians and non-Armenians alike.
    Well they better get it right...........also I donít think that it needs to be accurate like a documentary as long as it shows us in a good light. The movie 300 was not historically perfectly correct now was it?

    I must admit though the last movie made about AG I thought it was made by a Turkish film maker (I donít want to remember it, embarrassing).

    I am glad that this movie will have nothing to do with AG. We need to change tactics. Everybody who is somebody in this world already knows the truth, I can say that with confidence. Armenians will always complain about accuracy, I donít care. I do care a lot about how none Armenians come out of it, that is the key.

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  • Catharsis
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    Originally posted by Eddo211 View Post
    I saw the trailer when it came out and I love it...............this is the type of publicity we need Hollywood style, even if it is low budget or what not.

    I can’t wait for it to come out.


    I read in one of the press releases that it is being projected to cost $ 60 million. If so, I think this in and of itself makes the whole venture even more burdensome in terms of responsibility towards Armenian history and most importantly the 'message' that the film will project to Armenians and non-Armenians alike.
    Last edited by Catharsis; 11-18-2009, 09:12 PM.

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  • Stark Evade
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    Originally posted by Eddo211 View Post
    I saw the trailer when it came out and I love it...............this is the type of publicity we need Hollywood style, even if it is low budget or what not.

    I canít wait for it to come out.

    Frightening...

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