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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


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Rated 1 / 5 stars May 22, 2011

Meh

The beginning part of this looks like it was taken from the episode about the n***a moment on The Boondocks. The characters fighting even resemble the guys off the boondocks who shoot it out which pretty much leads me to believe thats where you got your idea, they look too much alike. So I can't really give you anything for originality. I also have to say its sad the dude below me can't even spell accurate.


Chakra-X responds:

than you for the review, but that scene was 1/4 of the film. "n***a moments" like that are not owned by the Boondocks. Ever see a gun killing on the news about a "heated altercation"? That addressed that. What do you think the Boondocks pulled that idea from? I should not be forbidden from addressing situations like that because Boondocks happen to do it.