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Doctor Who-The Parting of the Ways [Fanedit]

Parting of the Ways Fanedit Poster

Discussing this episode on Doctor Who forum “The Hive” got me excited about the potential of tweaking the ending of this episode so that Rose doesn’t resurrect Jack Harkness and there’s no foreshadowing of a regeneration before Eccelston begins his farewell speech.

I was able to pull it off by grabbing a line Eccelston says shortly after Rose says “I bring life” and bring it around to just before she says that line (which then led to a shot of Jack coming to life), the line worked really well and segued neatly into the rest of the scene.

Another tricky part was editing out Jack approaching the TARDIS just before it dematerialised, I had to time the take off just right, and then cut to the interiors, also removing some of Rose’s dialogue so the tone was more sombre, with Rose confused and The Doctor preparing for the end.

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Doctor Who: Day of the Doctor [Extended Renegade Cut]

 

Day of the Doctor Extended Renegade Cut

This cut makes use of superfans Youtubers Oliver Comet and Confession Dial to prove you with the most unique cut of Day of the Doctor perhaps ever assembled. Classic Doctors, the near-entirety of Night of the Doctor, a clearer and more concise transition from War to Nine, it’s all here for you on this, the 56th anniversary of our favourite tv programme, so get in.

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Doctor Who-Remembrance of the Daleks, Enhanced Parts One and Four [Fanedit]

 

Rembrance of the Daleks Ultimate Edition

I was browsing Youtube and came across these two videos that attempt to touch up the beginning and end of Remembrance of the Daleks with new effects

I thought it would be fun to integrate both videos into their respective parts of the serial to further enhance the viewing experience

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Doctor Who-Ressurection of the Daleks Alternative Episode Four [Fanedit]

 

Another short trip in the TARDIS, and to celebrate the long anticipated completion of the Classic Doctor Who Novelization range, we go back to the tail-end of Peter Davison’s era to experience the slaughterhouse that is Eric Saward’s Resurrection of the Daleks.  Saward had gone on record in the Ressurection DVD extras that he would perhaps tighten the bolts on this story were he to approach it again, and without JNT in his ear, he can put together something a bit more…how should I put it? Oh yes, tender. Tender’s a good word.

Tender is what I’m aiming for with this edit of the 22-minute version of the story, with two minutes cut from the story overall. Out goes any blatant scenes of Eric’s “original the character” Lytton getting up from being stunned by a Dalek blast and escaping (though I do leave in a shot that implies he’s still alive), out goes Davros having an attack of Movellan spunk in his wheelchair, and to truly show how tender we are, let’s keep Tegan on board the TARDIS at the end. Done, and all with tender loving care.

I’m using that word a lot today…must be because I got a compliment from my best friend.

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Doctor Who-The Night of The Doctor [Fanedit]

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When circumstances, opinions and preferences force us to give certain passion projects up, one is left with the inevitable feeling we’ve left some work half-done. I’ve felt that way about Doctor Who series 11, opting to only edit a handful of episodes because I feel there’s not much creative avenues required for the rather unremarkable slew of stories, but then there’s the likes of Whoflix, who’d much rather not attempt edits of the Whitaker-not named-David era at all. At least if you want someone to feel you’re missed at work you could show up every now and then.

Ah, but we love Whoflix here at Zaredit, that guy has taught me a lot about perfecting editing and thinking more outside the box, so I’m fine with him letting the Doctor go and finishing all that is left to be salvaged from the ashes of his personal Pompei. As for us? C’mon Ace, we’ve got work to do.

Where was I? What was the subject we were on? Ah, yes, incompleteness, and that brings back around to Whoflix. When all is said and compiled, there may still be one gap in the man’s collection of edits, and that is the Night of the Doctor.

One might think there’s not much you can get out of a six minute short, and you’d be right. It’s hard to subtract even more from it…so why not instead ADD to it?

By adding “The Last Day” as a timey whimey prologue, you can build the escalation of events in the time war up a little more, giving us a taste of just how merciless the Daleks are en route to the Eighth Doctor’s fateful meeting with Cass aboard her spaceship.

How to extend it past even the original running time? Simply rely on the creativity of others and steal from the best! (just remember to give them the proper credit for being immensely more talented than you)

The works of Youtuber Oliver Comet provided the Doctor’s transformation and gradual acceptance of his War Doctor form, Comet even snuck in a brief cameo from Dalton as Rassilon. It’s enough to genuinely frustrate a fellow at the squandered opportunities they had with the realisation of the late John Hurt’s character. If only Big Finish could have spent some money on nabbing Dalton for some stories before Hurt passed on…and we never did get to see a Molloy/Hurt face off at the gates of Elysium either. Perhaps the Nightmare Child still awaits for McGann?

Due to Comet putting his edit together in 4/3, the DVD rips had to be set to that ratio to match, which means FE.org aren’t likely to take it when I write up the IFDB article, which means this is the “renegade edition”, the official version which will listed on the IFDB will not include Comet’s footage.

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