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Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Mon Nov 01, 2010 11:08 am ]
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To encourage more video submissions, let me start a new feature on the home page:
Lamma Video of the Day.

Email your Lamma-related video links or entire videos to LammaGung@gmail.com

Here's the first one; click my little slide show below, made from 6 stills from the video, to play this YouTube video:

<img src="http://www.compunicate.com/Lamma/Blog/Video-of-the-Day/aljack65-ani.gif" border=1>
Lamma Island - Yung Shue Wan - by aljack65

Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Sat Nov 06, 2010 9:14 am ]
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Ron's Lamma documentary is finally done and he just called me to announce it. Here it is, including interviews with many well-known Lammaites (I was interviewed as well, but wasn't eager to be filmed.)

Definitely the very best Lamma documentary I've seen in many years! Click below to play it on YouTube:

<img src="http://www.compunicate.com/Lamma/Blog/Video-of-the-Day/Lamma-Landfill-wp.jpg" border=1>
Lamma Landfill - by Ron Anderson -13:43 min

"This short documentary portrays residents of Hong Kong's tiny Lamma Island - an outpost of several thousand residents amidst a city of seven million people. Once a quiet farming and fishing village, Lamma Island is now a growing popular suburb for both expat and local city workers. Watch Lamma's villagers struggle to protect the island's natural charm from dense urban sprawl."

Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Sun Nov 28, 2010 8:33 am ]
Post subject:  To Whom It May Concern - by Team Lamma United

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Click to play (340 views till today)

Lianfurness writes on YouTube:

THIS WAS MADE FOR THE 48 HOUR FILM PROJECT
WE HAD TO INCLUDE;
THE LINE 'EXCUSE ME, I THINK THIS IS YOURS.'
THE CHARACTER 'TINA/TONY CHEN'
THE PROP 'HEADPHONES'.

Team Lamma United are...

Vicky Eichman (Director)
Sheli Bowman (Director, Script Development)
Lian Furness (Assistant Director, Editor, Script Development)
Simon Kay (Writer)
Alastair Robins (Script Development, Stunt Co-ordinator)
Chris Taylor (Script Development)
Dave Wilkinson (Executive Producer, Script Development)
Darren Richter (Editor, Script Development, Camera)
Ruth Williams (Script Development)
Ewa Wilkinson (Executive Producer, Camera)
Daniel Clarke (Camera)
Barry O'Rorke (Casting)
Shaun Clarence (Stunt Co-ordinator)

Starring...
Barry O'Rorke
Shafin
Julie Hannaford
Simon Kay
Sonya Yeung
Scooby
Shaun Clarence
Dave Green
Maria Henery
Dan James
Jess King
Chris Taylor
Tina Raiche- Burchill
Catherine Macer
Sleiman Matar
Gary Dyer
Ivy Li

Music by...
Adam Gill
The Bastards

With special thanks to...
The Deli Lamma<HR>
"Nowhere left to hide" - Music video of the film's title song, by Dan the Bastard

There were 2 Lamma premieres of the movie a few weeks back, in Lung Kong Rest. and Diesel's.

"Making of..." Lamma-zine story in progress...

Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Mon Dec 20, 2010 11:17 am ]
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Look what I've found on YouTube, after searching for quite some time for this video rumoured to exist:

<img src="http://www.compunicate.com/Lamma/Blog/Video-of-the-Day/Lamma-Lake-Jump.jpg" border=1>
"Lamma Lake jump - The birdmen of Lamma Island" - 300 views so far

Biking off a custom-built ramp into the sweet water lake in the Lamma Quarry, one of the wildest things ever to do on Lamma....

So when will they build a bridge between two Power Station chimneys so we can go bungee jumping? Macau Tower could do it, why not HK?

Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Fri Feb 11, 2011 10:48 am ]
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There's a pretty nice and wide-ranging selection of Lamma-related videos on http://video.google.com, aggregating them from several other video sites so it's a lot more and better stuff than you can find only on YouTube.

Try this one for starters, found after searching for "Lamma Island", click below:

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Switch off the sound if you're not a Celine Dion fan...

Author:  Boss [ Fri Feb 11, 2011 1:53 pm ]
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Yeah, you're right, the music does seem to go on and on ...but the piccies are really neat!

Thanks for putting the info on! I really enjoyed strolling through our splendid isle, albeit from my office chair!

Boss!

Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Thu Mar 17, 2011 10:19 am ]
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Last Rounds - by Frogman!

A timelapse video of YSW ferry pier at sunset, by a frequent Photo of the Day contributor:

http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=223165316124

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Author:  iliketurtles [ Thu Mar 17, 2011 11:45 am ]
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Lamma-Gung wrote:
Last Rounds - by Frogman!

A timelapse video of YSW ferry pier at sunset, by a frequent Photo of the Day contributor:

http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=223165316124


Beautiful video

Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Wed May 04, 2011 11:04 am ]
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Just received from Ewa, her beautifully shot and edited video, including a few of my own photos.

Only 17 views on YouTube so far, let's see how many more we can get.
Click below to play:


Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Wed May 18, 2011 11:52 am ]
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Lamma 500 May 2011 video by Donna Foreman.
Very good and professional, with so many nicely edited scenes and music:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lb5SvmPyxxQ

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Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Sun Jun 05, 2011 6:51 pm ]
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A brand-new masterpiece, by Harry Harrison & John Hutton, animated by Filmages:

You'll need a Facebook account to see this one, sorry.
We might get a YouTube version soon, I hope.

<img src="http://www.compunicate.com/Lamma/Blog/Video-of-the-Day/Harry-Bold&Beautiful.jpg" border=1>

<img src="http://www.compunicate.com/Lamma/Blog/Video-of-the-Day/Harry-Bold&Beautiful-credit.jpg" border=1>

Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Sun Jun 12, 2011 1:19 pm ]
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Here's a non-Facebook version of this fantastic video on the website of production/animation co. Filmages, including a bit of Making-Of info:

http://www.filmages.com/video.php?id=160

Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:13 pm ]
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Look what I found on Flickr today:

An insider's look into Anonymous Guy's amazing Bird Garden up in the Tai Shan forest. The Garden was custom-designed and -built over several years specifically to photograph birds. His off-island friend Neil shot lots of videos in there and put some into a great music video, the very first Lamma birds music video, I'd reckon:



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Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Mon Aug 29, 2011 3:08 pm ]
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How would it look like if you'd put a model helicopter with 4 rotors, a quadrocopter, with a remote-controlled video camera with fish eye lens into the courtyard of the Concerto Inn rest. on Hung Shing Yeh beach and have it lift off, fly high above the beach, look around and then land again?

LammaJoeYu found out, uploaded it to YouTube and then sent me the link:

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See also the Lamma-zine story with more quadrocopter videos, Aug 27, 2011

Author:  Foxy [ Wed Aug 31, 2011 11:30 pm ]
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I'd not seen this one before:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7ekabmrHTg

Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:32 am ]
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Thanks for the link, Foxy!
I've featured this beautifully done video last year in the Lamma-zine.
The video is from French-Swiss Alain, a very frequent Lamma Picture of the Day contributor. Some of these 1,381 views probably came via links from the Lamma-zine.

Great soundtrack: "Life is a gift", a very catchy, famous French ditty.

There are quite a lot of Lamma day-trip videos on YouTube and Vimeo, but it's not easy to find the really good ones. There's too much stuff like "Drunk Gweilos on Lamma Island"....

Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Sat Oct 29, 2011 5:59 pm ]
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Lamma My Island - (View trailer)

Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Sat Oct 29, 2011 6:03 pm ]
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Author:  Lamma-Gung [ Thu Dec 22, 2011 8:21 am ]
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The entire film is available now on DVD in Diesel's and Island Bar or directly from the filmmaker - albarayton@hotmail.com - for $70 for Lammaites, $80 for tourist (profits to LAWC).

It has a number of Special Features, including a Sok Kwu Wan feature, a slide show and some of my helicopter shots as an animated slide show with music.

Plus that sad ending about the filmmaker's 2 dogs being poisoned just when her very optimistic and upbeat film was completed, quoting her:
("Maybe Lamma isn't such a paradise after all..."

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Author:  spacest [ Fri Dec 23, 2011 3:32 pm ]
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Lamma-Gung wrote:
The entire film is available now on DVD in Diesel's and Island Bar or directly from the filmmaker - albarayton@hotmail.com - for $70 for Lammaites, $80 for tourist (profits to LAWC).


Excellent@ What about the international friends of Lamma? Maybe upload it at the paid streaming service http://distrify.com/ – i recently watched "Urbanized" there and it works fine. Thanks, regards.

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