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May 18, 2011 | 3:02 AM EDT
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THIS IS A SATIRE. Captain Ig'nant represents the unfortunate hold of negative stereotypes placed upon the black community. I am black, most of the voices are black, and if you pass this off as "racist" and do attempt to understand the message, you are not doing any favor for the issues. This is meant to make people laugh yes but also point out the flaws in the current image of black America.

This is my animation for my junior thesis at the University of the Arts. And yes I got an 'A', haha, thank you Elliot Cowan.

Whenever a black person even THINKS about acting rationally, or dares to rise above stereotypes, your friendly hood-ass Captain Ignant is there to save the day! From African Americans getting shot for ridiculous reasons, to suburbanite black kids trying to be hood, Captain Ignant is there to keep black people the way they were "supposed" to be: IG'NANT!

Animated in Toon Boom Animate 2
Composited/Special Effects in Adobe After Effects CS5
Most voices recorded with Blue Yeti Microphone



Rated 5 / 5 stars


like listening to Ray William Johnson's song.... funny but so wrong..


Rated 3.5 / 5 stars


I may be white.
But I feel it's safe to say that black people really don't have to fall into that negative stereotype.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I feel left out :(

Cap. got to everyone but me DX Now i gotta be all successful and Finnish collage and stuff


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

i love this

this is amazing but the black kid at the end sounded kinda wierd


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


How many stupid reviews did you get before adding that ending?? Fuck the internet if they don't get satire, this was/is brilliant.

Keep it up (and improve your drawing a bit :D)