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May 18, 2011 | 3:02 AM EDT
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5/22/11-NEW ENDING ADDED

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

Reviews


Ninjaninja23Ninjaninja23

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Good

my friend and i came up with a rap(unfinished) here's how it goes My name is captain ig'nant i'ma come to ya house turn you ghetto then i'ma steal ya mic from the driveway and sell it back to you on sunday then i'ma call the police and told em you stole it from me..thats how funny this video was that we had to make a rap out of it



turtlecbturtlecb

Rated 5 / 5 stars

HAHAHAHAHAHA

...And he talks white, so he's not really black!



WTFmasterWTFmaster

Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

Funny but not accurate at all

Its not called being black it called being ghetto any race can be ghetto.



SerphantkingSerphantking

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Its all so clear now.

You added the new ending because, if you tried to be ignorant in the community, you are putting yourself in danger! That deserves a 5/5!


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Infrared217Infrared217

Rated 5 / 5 stars

LOLZ

Racist, but funny................................
. im black