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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


Oh my god yes. This was pretty funny, and as a black man myself I can appreciate the message to the fullest. Great job.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


Voice acting is perfect. Please make sequals!


Rated 5 / 5 stars


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


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Loved it.

If people are tired of being stereotyped, stop acting like the stereotype.

Be yourself, not who the media wants you to be.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

Cool ^^ nice working ^^

I dont know many about black people but this vid is funny ^^