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Lost Heart, Found Danger

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Jun 9, 2011 | 1:47 PM EDT
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Thanks to everyone who helped me make this possible! Namely Ty Bucek, Jeff Lupetin, Kevin Czarnecki and Katelyn Foley. Without you guys there is no way this would have been nearly as good as it is!

This is my submission for the Tournament of Flash Animators (TOFA) 2011 First Round. The theme was "Lost and Found". I decided to go with a stylized Noire not only because it fits the theme so well, but because I've been wanting to do something involving detectives ever since I finished watching Twin Peaks, and just recently beating L.A. Noire certainly helped fuel that some more.

This is my first animation working with professional voice actors and not lending a voice myself. You may all know Kevin Czarnecki here on Newgrounds, his name seems to get around alot. He is one of my friends from College and was happy to lend a hand, he also found Katelyn Foley for me, who had just the most perfect voice for this! Jeff Lupetin is a veteran when it comes to voice acting, he's starred in Radio Dramas and video games (like "Red Faction" and more cult notably, Hideo Kojima's "Snatcher".) Ironically, I met Jeff and Kevin in the same place, as Jeff was my Voice Acting for Animation teacher.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


i know i love detectives books and i had never seen an animation mad soo good that it looks like a book

u sir, are a boss


Rated 5 / 5 stars

A tour de force!

The film noir style has always been my favorite style and I felt that your animation style worked well with your ideas. No real negatives in my book. Smooth jazz and smooth talking dames...isn't that just how the world works?

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Rated 5 / 5 stars


That ending was efin awsome.


Rated 5 / 5 stars

awesome great video

i m glad to see that people are still making great video keep it up :)


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Jiji or Gigi?

How ever ya spell her name she's gotta get naked! Nice flash cartoon btw!