raven: subway sign in black and white, text: "Times Square / 42 Street station" (stock - times square)
This vid was made for another vid project being run by [personal profile] silly_cleo (see "Landsailor" and Aims.) This time around, each vidder is making a vid for a song on Taylor Swift's new album, 1989. This vid is - well, you'll see. I'm very grateful to [personal profile] purplefringe for her kind commentary and help with it.

[vid] This Love (alive back from the dead) [Pushing Daisies]
by Raven
"Stop saying that! I'm not a murderer!" A Pushing Daisies AU.

music: "This Love", Taylor Swift, from 1989
content notes: some canon-typical deaths and silly body horror; no outside source
stream at tumblr; nothing else works right now! apparently mediafire streams also! / download from mediafire, 75MB

lyrics )
raven: subway sign in black and white, text: "Times Square / 42 Street station" (stock - times square)
So, I finally watched my way through to the end of How I Met Your Mother, now that there's an alternate ending to take the edge of my rage, but, er. Er, I have never been so angry about anything I made a vid to express it before. (I may yet make an actual post about this, in actual words, that are not just "aaaaargh", but we'll see.) I've also never made a vid for a single character before, nor for something with less than eleven seasons of source. Er.

Anyway: this is a a vid in praise of Tracy McConnell, perfect beautiful dorky musician economist Tracy, who deserved so much more than she got. (It is a great disappointment to me that I could not fit any of Tracy's paintings of robots doing track and field into this vid. I love her so much.)

[NB re: spoilers - for the last season of How I Met Your Mother (er, if you don't want to know who the mother is, look away a couple of paragraphs ago!), but not the actual ending.]

[vid] what you're waiting for
by Raven
In exactly forty-five days from now, you and I are going to meet, and we're going to fall in love.

music: "What Are You Waiting For", Karine Polwart, from Faultlines
content notes: none
password to stream: umbrella / download from mediafire, 50MB

notes, stream, lyrics )

Also, if you're looking for the alternate ending, which I now subscribe to utterly and completely, here it is. One of the many things I love about it is that it has no new footage - which is to say it is, itself, a vid! - and also Alyson Hannigan hasn't aged in twenty years, and I'm gonna end up making the 1000-word post on my thoughts and feelings about this, aren't I.
raven: Karen Gillan as Amy Pond, wearing green and red and looking up (Default)
Thank you everyone who helped and cheerled with this. I'm also pleased to have finished this exactly a month after Vidukon, where I seem to remember publicly promising to make it.

[vid] Disappear [Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine]
by Raven
With a word, with a line, you only disappear. Identity and violence.

music: "You Only Disappear", Tom McRae, from Just Like Blood
content notes: Star Trek-typical violence; one bright flash of red light
password to stream: wakeup / download from mediafire, 80MB

stream, lyrics )
raven: TOS McCoy and Kirk frowning, text: "Well that's just maddeningly unhelpful" (st - MADDENINGLY UNHELPFUL)
I am at [community profile] vidukon_cardiff, which seems like an excellent opportunity to post this vid! It is not a premiere; I finished it between panels!

Many thanks to [personal profile] cosmic_llin, [personal profile] thingswithwings, and the house at no. 46 for their help with this.

[vid] we came to learn the sea [Star Trek: TOS, TNG, Voyager, DS9, and Enterprise]
by Raven
"You are my compass."
-Kathryn Janeway to Tuvok, "Prime Factors"

music: "We Learned The Sea", Dar Williams, from The Green World
content notes: none standard; one bright flash of red light near the start
password to stream: compass / download from mediafire, 65MB

notes, stream, lyrics )
raven: subway sign in black and white, text: "Times Square / 42 Street station" (stock - times square)
This vid was made for [personal profile] silly_cleo's wonderful Aims vid project, in which a group of vidders are each making one vid for each song on Vienna Teng's new album. I highly recommend it. I am very grateful to [personal profile] such_heights and [personal profile] purplefringe for their kind commentary and technical advice on this vid, not to mention many glasses of wine and their sofa to sleep on!

A small fact which may aid in your enjoyment of this vid, if you did not already know it: in Europe, India, Australia and most of the rest of the English-speaking world, the standard voltage for mains electricity is between 230 and 240V.

[vid] Landsailor [multifandom]
by Raven
We're gonna need a bigger boat.

music: "Landsailor", Vienna Teng feat. Glen Phillips, from Aims
content notes: none standard; some disturbing images of fire.
password to stream: 230V / download from mediafire, 100MB

streaming, notes and lyrics )
raven: (misc - inside the box)
lolol you guys I made a constructed reality vid. Really. I guess this may be an actual testament to how much I love this ridiculous show. I am going to also put this on Tumblr I think? Hence my actually sitting down to learn how to sign vids!

Anyway! Here 'tis, Welcome To Night Vale, Cecil and Dana.

[vid] we were born in a summer storm [Welcome To Night Vale]
by Raven
Listeners, I do not know where or when Dana is, but I am going to sit by this phone and wait for her call.

we were born in a summer storm from Raven on Vimeo.



music: Tom McRae, "I Ain't Scared of Lightning", from Tom McRae
content notes: some fast cutting towards the end.
password to stream: dogpark / download from mediafire, 66MB

notes, lyrics )
raven: Karen Gillan as Amy Pond, wearing green and red and looking up (Default)
I have nothing to say for this one, except, it's a love letter. [personal profile] cosmic_llin looked it over for me; thank you very much, my dear.

[vid] you know there will be days [M*A*S*H]
by Raven
You know there will be days when you're so tired you can't take another step.

music: "Can't Go Back Now", The Weepies, from Hideaway
content notes: a very little gore
password to stream: afterlife / download from sendspace, 71MB [not my favourite, but agh, Reasons]

stream, notes, lyrics )
raven: black and white street sign: "Hobbs Lane" (quatermass - hobbs end)
About a month ago, I said, "The world does not want a vid about land registration. But I PLAN TO GIVE IT ONE ANYWAY."

Here it is.

This is my very first vid ever, and I'd like to take a moment to thank [personal profile] thingswithwings, my dear and patient friend who walked me through a tonne of stuff for this (she made me not one but several video tutorials about aspect ratio, srsly) and the wonderful [personal profile] such_heights, who betaed it, and also who talked me into trying to vid in the first place.

There is some meta to go with it, but, eh. Possibly in the set of things only interesting to me. eta: I posted it.

[vid] Unsteady Ground [multifandom]
by Raven
Know where you stand.

music: Catherine Feeny, from Hurricane Glass
warnings: do not use for navigation none.
download from mediafire, 85MB

stream, sources, lyrics )

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