Mith
28 April 2017 @ 09:00 pm
Does anyone have any recommendations for converting/extracting .mkv files for vidding purposes when MKVExtract and MKVCleaner have failed you?

Specifically I have .mkv files of the Bluray seasons of Agent Carter but my normal method of extracting the video using MKVExtract isn't working.
 
 
 
 
Mith
17 March 2017 @ 03:40 pm
Firstly, thank you for writing a fic or making a vid for me. I can't wait to see what you create!

So I was thrilled when we got a Peggy Carter TV show since I loved the character in First Avenger.

The first season was pretty great but I'll be honest, I was not too fond of Season 2. It had some great moments but overall I found it lacking.

I kinda hated Peggy/Daniel a lot. I hated after being turned down for drinks Daniel apparently had a tantrum, moved across the country, ignored Peggy, got engaged and then broke off the engagement, and we're somehow supposed to believe Peggy still likes him and this is supposedly a romantic story?

So, uh, normally I don't do this but please don't include their in my gift. Either by writing it out or just pretending it never existed. How the show created their relationship really annoys me. I'm sorry if you like them :( :( :(

I also hated how they seemed to screw over their female characters. I hated how Angie wasn't there despite the season being set in LA and it would make perfect sense for her to have move out there. I hated how Violet just seemed to disappear after Daniel broke up with her. I hated how Whitney's story was resolved. She started off such a great villian and then it all just fizzled out. I hated how Ana's plotline about not being able to have kids seemed to be more about giving Jarvis angst then how it affected her.

But there were things I liked about Season 2 (which tended to be what I liked from Season 1). I love Peggy, of course. I liked Peggy and Jarvis' relationship. I liked Howard Stark (not so much as a person but he was great fun to watch as a character). I loved Dottie (the only reason I am not requesting her is because I got a lovely fic about her last year). I liked the new characters we got and the ones we got to see more of: Ana, Jason, Rose, and Whitney. I don't mind Daniel and Jack in a working relationship but I don't really care about them romantically or as focus characters.

General Likes/Dislikes

I always find it really hard to list anything here.

In general I don't really want anything with a high rating in regards to violence, dark themes, noncon, etc. But I don't mind a high rating in regards to sex. And despite how little I liked Daniel in Season 2 I don't want any "character bashing".

The list of things I like in fic is too varied but hopefully the notes above and below give you an idea of the kind of stories I like.

In regards to vids. I like vids that flow to the music and I don't like vids that are heavy on effects or "talky" face.

Music wise I'm up for any song choice as long as it suits the vid both in tone and lyrics. But I like songs for Agent Carter that have a little "old-timey" feel if you know what I mean.

Specific prompts

Peggy Carter

Yeah, so I ♥ Peggy Carter. Anything that focuses on her would be great. I don't have any specific request in mind. It can't be during the war, during working at the SSR, during working at SHIELD, during an AU where she mysteriously ends up in modern day. It's all good!

I like seeing her relationships with the other female characters or with Steve, Howard, Jarvis and the Howling Commandos. But anything focusing just on her is still good.

Peggy Carter & Angie Martinelli

I loved their relationship in Season 1. Anything that explores this further would be great. I would love a story where Angie gets caught up in one of Peggy's missions and seeing just how awesome Peggy is and just what her job entails.

Peggy Carter/Angie Martinelli

As above, I loved their relationship and I have no preference whether it's platonic or romantic.

Peggy Carter & Violet

As above, I hated what happened with Violet. Not only how she just disappeared but how it seems like she only existed to give Daniel angst.

So I would love a story that sees Peggy and Violet becoming friends and exploring who Violet is further. After all, having a nurse as a friend probably has some perks considering Peggy's line of work.

Peggy Carter/Jason Wilkes

I really loved Jason's character and if Peggy had to be in a romantic relationship I was totally rooting for him. So any story with them working together or getting together romantically, or both, would be great. I loved how every time they saw each other they just seemed to smile so widely at each other. Like I said above I don't want any character bashing, so while I do want Daniel out of the picture I would prefer he wasn't vilified in order to get Peggy and Jason together.

Peggy Carter/Gabe Jones

I know Peggy married Gabe in the comics but I haven't actually read them and don't know much more than that. But I really liked Peggy's relationship with the Howling Commandos in episode 1x05 and it speaks of a much stronger relationship then what we saw in the First Avenger. So I would love to see a story about Peggy building a relationship with Gabe but also seeing her with the rest of the Howlies.

Peggy Carter/Steve Rogers

I love Steve/Peggy so much and I am devastated we never got to explore their relationship further. So any kind of fic or vid about them would be delightful. I don't care when or where or how AU it is, I just love them together.

I don't really see either of them settling down in to a "typical" relationship ie. get married, kids, white picket fence, etc. So it would be interesting to see how they navigate their relationship among their unique jobs. Nor would I expect their relationship to be completely smooth sailing either. I think both of them are far too stubborn for that.

Angie Martinelli/Peggy Carter/Steve Rogers

I've only read one story with this pairing but I thought it would be interesting. Angie and Steve are both clearly important to Peggy so it would be interesting to see how a relationship works out. And I think it would be interesting to see how Steve and Angie would interact. They could bond over the theatre and performing!

Also, I think it would be funny because Steve doesn't really know how to interact with one woman, let alone two.
 
 
 
 
Mith
05 February 2017 @ 08:18 pm
Dear Equinoxxer (is that the term?),

Firstly, thank you for making a vid for me. You will see my fandom choices below with some extra details if you are after prompts but really, any kind of vid in any of the fandoms will be great!

I'm also fairly easy going with music. I have no favourite genres but I do like "unique" music choices for vids, ones that you wouldn't normally expect.

So yeah, have fun and thank you again!

Farscape

This is the show of my heart ♥ I love it so much and have continued to love it after all these years. It's the show that introduced me to fandom, to fanfiction, and to vidding.

So really, any Farscape vid would be AMAAAAZZZZING!

However, John and Aeryn are my favourite characters and John/Aeryn is my OTP of OTPs. So a vid focusing on one of them or both would be great. But seriously, any kind of Farscape vid. (Except for Crais, I never really liked him.)

Firefly

Firefly is also a favourite show of mine. Again, any kind of Firefly vid would be great. I really liked the combo of the two different themes: space and westerns. I thought that was really cool.

So yeah, any Firefly vid is cool.

I did list River Tam as the only character in my request because if I had to pick a character I would like a vid about her. But seriously, any kind of Firefly vid would be cool. (Except for Jayne, mostly because I don't like the actor anymore.)

Star Wars

I have to admit, I never really got in to the Star Wars movies as a fandom. I was too young when the original series came out and the prequels were fun but I never really connected.

However, after Episode VII (which I did very much enjoy) I started learning more about Leia and Carrie Fisher. One of the things that struck me was Carrie mentioning the fact that they had to soften Leia down for Episode VI because she was perceived as too much of a "space bitch". Which is buuulllshiiit but I would love a vid about Leia that spans from the original series to Force Awakens that embraces the "space bitch" and any other injustice down to her character ie. Leia having her entire planet blown up but Luke is the one who gets comforted when Obi-Wan dies. And not to say that there is anything wrong with softness but not when it's forced upon you.

Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)

So like I said above, yeah, I never really got in to Star Wars but I did really enjoy The Force Awakens and I would love a video about Rey or Finn or Poe or all three. I thought all of them were delightful!

Stargate SG-1

Stargate SG-1 is also a favourite scifi show. Not quite up there with Farscape but definitely close. Again, any kind of Stargate vid is fine. I do prefer the original four team members though.

However, if you could do some sort of crossover with Farscape, that would be amazing!!! Either a direct crossover where the Ancients from both shows are one and the same, or some weird dimension tripping crossover thing where the actors that were on both shows are one and the same. Or something. Good luck with that!
 
 
 
 
Mith
23 October 2016 @ 11:31 pm
Firstly, as always, thank you Festividder for making me a vid! I'm sure I will love anything you make.

I don't really have any specific likes or dislikes about vids in general except for saying that I like unique music choices and editing that really flows to the beat of the music.

Below are my nominations. I don't really have many specific requests and I may have spent more time hunting down the gifs then writing any helpful information about the sources. But really, any kind of vid from any of the fandoms is going to be totally awesome. I've noted my favourite thing out of each if it helps (it probably doesn't) but seriously, vid what works for you.

And as always, treats are awesome!

Black Swan, Bob's Burgers, Discworld, Galavant, Inside & Monument Valley )
Have fun!
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Mith
15 February 2016 @ 08:38 pm
Festivids reveals are up! I made vid for the movie Push starring Chris Evans.



Comment and download on Youtube / Reblog on Tumblr

Hilariously, my Festividder turned out to be my Festividdee so we ended up making a vid for each other. So I now know that [archiveofourown.org profile] himundergreen made my Edge of Tomorrow vid.

And I also know now that [personal profile] violace made my Limbo. Which I totally guessed! In my head.

But thank you again to both of you :)

Now I shall go back to lurking under my rock.
 
 
 
 
Mith
31 January 2016 @ 09:52 pm
Festivids is live!

I sadly only made vid this year. My vidding mofo deserted me but I was still pleased with the vid I made.

I luckily received two awesome vids this year:

Full Metal March (Cambreadth to the Edge) - a Rita themed Edge of Tomorrow vid.
A Forest - a Limbo game vid

I have an idea as to who made the Limbo vid but we'll see when reveals come. Either way, they were both great vids and than you again to the vidders.

Hopefully, now that the stress of making the Festivids deadline is over, I can get back to some other vids.
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Mith
31 December 2015 @ 02:50 pm
So I made 9 posts here last year. One of which was my 2014 review post. Heh.

Vids made this year:

Yellow Flicker Beat [Transistor] for Festivids
Tuning Out [Van Helsing] for Festivids
The Draw [Teen Wolf; Derek/Scott] for the Teen Wolf Rare Pair Exchange
The Pit [Guardians of the Galaxy; Peter Quill] for Space Swap
Ghost [Teen Wolf; Allison/Lydia] for the Allydia Reverse Bang
When I get my hands on you [Marvel; Steve/Peggy]
I bet my life [Teen Wolf; Family feels] for the Vividcon Auction
Everybody wants to rule the world [Guardians of the Galaxy; Gamora & Nebula]

Favourite vid:

The Draw, hands down. It was easy to make. It was fun to make. I felt it had a concise flow. It had a good reception. Inwardly, I am still applauding myself for it.

Pluses:

I made two more vids this year than last. I started making graphics and stuff on Tumblr and am doing pretty well. It's pretty awesome when my posts start hitting over 1000 notes.

Minuses:

I accomplished none of the goals I made for 2015, lolololol. I still have thoughts about making a vidding land comm. I still have thoughts about making recs and things. I still have thoughts about commenting and posting more. But we'll see what happens. Lololololol.

Current fandoms:

I think it's safe to say I am no longer in the Supernatural fandom and plan to make no more vids in it. I haven't seen the last two seasons though so it's possible that if I get around to watching it I will get hit with more feels. Although, 11 seasons of footage, ugh.

I am also probably also out of the Teen Wolf fandom although I do still have plans to finish off my current vid bunnies. I haven't seen the last season and am kinda low key hoping the series gets cancelled so that I have a finite amount of footage to work from.

I am currently in the Marvel fandom and am desperately looking forward to Civil War. I have a bunch of Marvel vids I want to make all generally centered around Steve Rogers so hopefully I get the motivation to make them. Ugh, vidding is hard.
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Mith
06 November 2015 @ 07:29 pm
Haven't really posted in months but sure, what the hell. There is a Vidding Love Meme going on and my thread is here.
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Mith
15 April 2015 @ 10:13 pm
Title: The Draw
Vidder: [personal profile] mithborien
Details: Teen Wolf | Derek/Scott | 3.14 | "The Draw" by Bastille | Made for [tumblr.com profile] twrarepairexchange
Available: Youtube | DW | AO3 | Tumblr
Download: 160mb @ Dropbox

"So you and me, Scott - We're brothers now." Made for [tumblr.com profile] latxcvi



Notes )
 
 
 
 
Mith
15 March 2015 @ 08:02 pm
For the first time, I am participating as a vidder in the VividCon Auction! Which means you can totally buy me to make a vid just for you!

My fandoms on offer are Teen Wolf, Marvel Cinematic Universe and a bunch of scifi & fantasy movies. If you are not sure whether I am willing to vid a specific movie or specific vid, feel free to comment or send me a message.

You can bid and find out more info here.

And also, check out the other cool vidders available here.
 
 
 
 
Mith
07 February 2015 @ 06:44 pm
Placeholder for my [community profile] space_swap letter.

Er, I just realised I haven't updated this post. Sorry, vidder. Unfortunately I don't have any further info to add so you're not missing anything. But hey, if you want to ask me something anonymously, go right ahead.
 
 
 
 
Mith
Title: Yellow Flicker Beat
Vidder: [personal profile] mithborien
Details: Transistor | 3.47 | "Yellow Flicker Beat" by Lorde | Made for [community profile] festivids | Warning for flashing lights
Available: Youtube | DW | AO3 | Tumblr
Download: 103mb @ Dropbox

Hey, Red. Made for [personal profile] isagel



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Mith
18 January 2015 @ 04:11 pm
Title: Tuning Out
Vidder: [personal profile] mithborien
Details: Van Helsing (film) | Gabriel/Dracula & Anna/Aleera | 2.11 | "Tuning Out" by Bastille | Made for [community profile] festivids
Available: Youtube | DW | AO3 | Tumblr
Download: 101mb @ Dropbox

Fall on your knees, oh night divine. Made for [profile] wolfspirit07



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Mith
07 January 2015 @ 09:59 pm
Welp, my [community profile] festivids just took an unexpectedly slashy turn. And not an unwelcome one since it makes it a lot easier to edit.
 
 
 
 
Mith
01 January 2015 @ 08:10 pm
I'm doing this review a day later than I should be but I feel that's a fitting ode to my general state of productivity at the moment. I'm also going to keep this short and sweet because answering the usual list of questions for such a meme seems like too much at the moment.

Vids made this year:

Fireproof [Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Hansel/Gretel] made for [community profile] festivids
Feeling Good [Agents of SHIELD, Melinda May] made for [community profile] festivids
Psalm 40:2 [Constantine film] made for [community profile] festivids
Wanderluster [Thor movies, Jane Foster] made for [community profile] space_swap
Hungry like the Wolf [Teen Wolf] made for Club Vivid @ [community profile] vividcon
From Here On Out [Teen Wolf, Scott/Stiles] made for [livejournal.com profile] tw_fallharvest

Of my vidding goals for 2014:

☑ Make a vid for Vividcon. This I did do!
☑ Make a vid for Club Vivid. Or, possibly, finish the vid you started making for Club Vivid last year. I didn't finish the vid I originally started but instead made a new one.
☒ Make one more vid than you made last year, so seven vids. I made an equal number, although I have one vid in the bag for a challenge that hasn't gone live yet so I technically hit seven.
☑ Make one more Festivid than you made last year, so two vids. Boom! I made three! Although this year it's looking like I will only manage two, or possibly one.
☒ Rec more vids! Nope, sadly.

Other fanworks made:

the thunder and the laughter (the last thing they —) [Teen Wolf AU] Art for [profile] teenwolf_bb

Goals for 2015!!!

• Make more vids! I say this every year but what I really mean is find the elusive method of making myself more productive.
• Launch [community profile] viddingland, a vidding land comm. I am still thinking about this so it's no where near ready. My hope would be that it inspires me to create more vids, but the downside is that I can also see it taking up time and letting me avoid making vids. So we'll see.
• Make vids for [community profile] vividcon. I would also like to go one year but this will not be that year.
• Actually rec vids!!! And things!!! I have so many bookmarks!!
• Also, comment more and make more posts.
• Play more games, and catch up on tv and movies and books, instead of rewatching the same things all the time.
• There's probably more stuff but I'm all ready tired of making this list... ugh, life, 2015 is off to a great start D:
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Mith
Title: the thunder and the laughter (the last thing they —) (Link coming soon)
Artist: [personal profile] mithborien
Writer: [archiveofourown.com profile] nagia
Available at: AO3 | Tumblr



"Average investigative journalist shot at 3 times per week" factoid actually just statistical error. Average investigative journalist shot at 0 times per week. Derek Hale, who's shot at over 10,000 times each day and wishes he lived in a cave, is an outlier and should not have been counted.

OR: That one where Deucalion is still a scary motherfucker, the Stilinskis retrieve antiquities, Derek is an investigative journalist, and they're all looking for a Mayan codex.


View the art )
 
 
 
 
Mith
Title: From Here On Out
Vidder: [personal profile] mithborien
Details: Teen Wolf | Scott/Stiles | 2.30 | "From Here On Out" by The Killers | Made for [livejournal.com profile] tw_fallharvest
Available at: Youtube | DW | AO3 | Tumblr
Download: 97mb @ Dropbox

“Dude, you still got me.”
“I had you before.”
“Yeah and you still got me, okay? So…life fulfilled.”




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