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Chipmunk Style

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Helium may be in short supply, but a little digital tweaking can still leave your favorite actors sounding like the Chipmunks. Take a clip from a film and either speed up the action or raise the pitch on the audio track for some high-pitched laughs.



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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ps0bzgVLSQk 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWRSvJJ7F00
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HCXuTqpM0ZQ

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Submissions So Far

Video Assignment – Chipmunk Style

This video assignment asks you to take a scene from a movie and make the characters sound like chipmunks. I went with the ending soliloquy from Blade Runner, a scene that’s very powerful normally, just to see what it was like chipmunkified. I originally wanted to go with the “Do …

Chipmunk Avengers

Helium may be in short supply, but a little digital tweaking can still leave your favorite actors sounding like the Chipmunks. Take a clip from a film and either speed up the action or raise the pitch on the audio track for some high-pitched laughs.

 

This assignment interested me …

Darcy’s Squeaky Proposal

The 1995 BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice is beloved by all. It’s sometimes credited as the beginning of the cult-ish nature of Jane Austen works. And, of course, it has a lovely, completely unnecessary scene of Colin Firth in a wet shirt.

Really, though, this adaptation is really great. …

Chipmunk Style: Mia’s Fast Makeover

Chipmunk Style: Helium may be in short supply, but a little digital tweaking can still leave your favorite actors sounding like the Chipmunks. Take a clip from a film and either speed up the action or raise the pitch on the audio track for some high-pitched laughs. (3.5 stars).

For …

The Dark Knight Chipmunk Style

Assignment (3 stars)

For this assignment, we had to take a clip from a film and edit the audio in some way. I chose to edit a scene from the Dark Knight, as this is Edward Creeper’s favorite movie of all time. This scene is pretty classic, so I would …

Squeek Rod

In a world filled with adventure and stunts one man and his crew rise above the rest, Hot Rod. However during his training something terrible happened to Rod’s voice, he became unable to say whiskey correctly! This coupled with the chipmunk squeaky style voice creates for some wonderful comedy. Enjoy!…

Alvin & The Starship Enterprise

For 3 stars this week, I completed the Chipmunk Style assignment.

Helium may be in short supply, but a little digital tweaking can still leave your favorite actors sounding like the Chipmunks. Take a clip from a film and either speed up the action or raise the pitch on the …

I feel badly.

This assignment was the Chipmunk Style. As the title may imply, I had to take a video clip and edit it by speeding it up or raising the pitch to make a scene found like chipmunks. For this, I used Windows Movie Maker’s editing tool to speed up the audio …

“Hello, Clarice.”

One of my favorite movies is Silence of the Lambs. It was my first introduction to the very talented and dapper Anthony Hopkins (Meet Joe Black will forever make me cry) and is an excellent thriller. Hopkins is also one of my mom’s favorite actors, and we watch …

Chipmunk Style: Walter and Jesse’s Ebola Argument

For the Chipmunk Style video assignment, I decided to use a scene from the television show Breaking Bad.  In this particular scene, Jesse (the young man) is angry with Walter (the older, bald gentleman) for causing him to panic over something as seemingly insignificant as a fly.  Jesse tells Walter …

Chipmunk Style (The Other Guys)

Original Assignment (2.5 stars)

For this assignment, we we asked to find a funny clip from a film and pitch up the audio, making the actors sound like chipmunks. There were so many clips I could have used, but ended up going with the whisper fight scene from the film, …

Chipmunks of the Dead

After going through a few of the video assignments and weighing the difficulty levels and my inexperience, I decided it would be best to ease into these assignments. So, I started off by recreating a funny movie scene in the style of chipmunks. I personally can not stand the …

Chipmunk Style

So for the assignment Chipmunk Style (2 1/2 Stars), I decided to use the Paper Bag speech from season 3 episode 2 of the Wire. I decided to use this scene because it was a serious part of the season and I thought this would be an interesting take …

Way Down in the Hole

For this assignment I chose to speed up the theme song of The Wire. I tried other scenes, but I liked this the best. I downloaded the video off of UMW Media Hub and opened it in Movie Maker. I then used the split tool to cut the video and …

What if Jay and McNulty talked like Chipmunks?

Corbin Bleu once said, “I can do a really high-pitched cartoon voice. Everybody always say they like that.” I like it when McNulty and Jay talk in a really high pitch voice. Jay sounds really funny when he talks like a chipmunk. I laugh so hard, I’m like:

So for …

Omar: Chipmunk Style

I followed this great tutorial for the Chipmunk Style assignment

(2.5 stars, but I think it should be 3 since it took me a while)

Process

I used MPEG stream clip to trim the scene that I wanted. I chose the one where Omar is talking about how he almost …

Stringer and Avon Fight Chipmunk Style

For my first video assignment this week I decided to do “Chipmunk Style” (2.5 stars). I figured it would be a good introduction to how Windows Move Maker works. Not super hard but not super easy either. When I was watching the episode I knew that I had …

Chipmunk Wire

I had fun with this chipmunk style assignment. I chose a scene from episode 8 where the techie guy is joking around with his computer abilities. I thought it was one of the lighter moments in the season so I downloaded the video, cut it down to the scene …

If Samuel L. Jackson Were a Chipmunk

I decided to do the Chipmunk Style video assignment, which requires you to take a pre-existing video or scene from a TV show or movie and either speed it up or adjust the clip so that it sounds like a chipmunk.

I knew that in order for this to be …

Arietty Goes House Shopping

I went house shopping today. I think I am in love with this backyard!

Check out the video I made about the backyard. While I was taking pictures, I thought about how I really feel about this class. Even though I struggled a little bit in this class, I still …

Hinata Isn’t Too Good At Distractions – Video Assignments #1

For this, I looked at the Chipmunk Video Assignment and couldn’t possibly resist – there were so many good scenes to choose from to chipmunk and make a funny scene even funnier. I went with Angel Beats! for the series since it actually has a lot of instant gratification humor …

And I Am Telling You I’m Not Going without my NUTS!

For this two week segment you should complete two more ds106 video assignments, each should be posted to your blog, appropriately tagged and categorized. All videos should have an opening and closing title/credits sequence.

I was trying to think what assignments to do this week that would make me laugh …

Chipmunk Style – video assignment 1 – “Freedom”

I’ve used iMovie for basic video editing but always struggled a bit with the file management and also the audio quality. I hope this assignment may help me get to grips with these things a bit better. It seems a straightforward task to get me started with video projects.

Sticking …

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Tutorials So Far

Chipmunking;

If you’re looking for how to speed up a video just enough, look no further! I am the expert at chipmunk style. It’s simple and quick, and quite funny when it’s done right!
To show you how, I will use a video I used for my own assignment. I used …

How To Chipmunk

Don’t know how to complete the Chipmunk Style assignment? Look no further! Here is your step by step guide to creating and completing this assignment! You can also view my original post about this assignment and see the finished product!

You will first need to find a video that you …

Tutorial 1 – How To Chipmunk Voices

This tutorial goes over one possible way to do the Chipmunk Video Assignment, which I found incredibly entertaining when completing it myself. It’s not a very difficult assignment with the right tools.

Before you begin, you need to have Camtasia 8 or later – I haven’t seen Camtasia 7′s interface …