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Feb 17, 2009 | 12:21 AM EST

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This is a Dangerbox Music Video to the song, "Act" by Mjoaa & Trone. Like what you hear? Visit www.dangerbox.net for more beats like these. "Act" is now available to download here:
https://www.beatport.com/
en-US/html/content/releas e/detail/157963/Act%20EP

A Blue Guy spends his life secluded from society, but a wake-up call pushes him into a lengthy stroll to the big city. Ignoring and rejecting everything around him, up until a certain point he is faced with a choice whether to act or not.

The visuals and animated soundwaves are heavily inspired by a scene from Ratatouille, in which I tried to animate the music itself, since Techno lends itself very well to digital graphics. I also tried to apply a full spectrum of color in its correct order as he travels on his long walk, as well as different colors that fit with the living beings seen throughout the video. Specifically for the people, I made eye-colors reflect their current emotions. The Blue Guy's eyes remain either blank, or just closed for most of the film until his own emotions are forcibly brought out by the choice to act or not at a critical moment.

I didn't have a long time to work on the project due to school, but it turned out as a great experiment and I'm content with the final product's look. Hope you'll enjoy both it and the song! You gotta act.

Reviews


CtemosCtemos

Rated 4 / 5 stars February 25, 2009

Strange yet Intruiging

im giving an honest eight here. i admire the music coloring and (i believe i understand) ,meaning, but something about this just pushed my interest away a little. Be it the beat of the music or the relay drawn out scenes, i don't know. all i can say it was a decent flash with a lot of heart and meaning put into it and i hope you will continue to make more of the interesting pieces.



TakamachiTakamachi

Rated 5 / 5 stars February 22, 2009

Kirbo is Kirbo <3

ill admit, it was weird as heck, but i liked it. it took me a while to figure out what was going on but still n-n.
-- going on, i'd like to say the exact opposite of what SSJ1SonGokou said on a review. i didn't think it was the same old style that you always use. but i liked them both.
anyway, keep up the good work kirbo. n-n


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jumpchaojumpchao

Rated 5 / 5 stars February 21, 2009

ummmmmm

ok?!



OpplerdopOpplerdop

Rated 5 / 5 stars February 21, 2009

kewlz

sweet song, ill buy


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famontarfamontar

Rated 4 / 5 stars February 19, 2009

???

Don't really get whats happening, but it's still pretty kool! Nice job!