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The Masquerade

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rated 4.42 / 5 stars
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Genre:
Drama
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silent
school
mask
relationships

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Uploaded
Jan 3, 2012 | 9:32 PM EST
  • Frontpaged January 16, 2012
  • Review Crew Pick January 11, 2012
  • Daily 3rd Place January 5, 2012
  • Weekly 4th Place January 11, 2012

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Author Comments

The entirety of this was made over the course of the last seven days. I'm actually really surprised at how efficient I was here, since I managed to get around 25 seconds done each day.

Even though the actual animation is not pristine or anything and the frame-by-frame is sort of choppy and shaky, I'm proud of how this turned out, mainly due to the atmosphere of it and the story. I think this time it actually has some meaning behind it. Also, this time I actually have some REAL INSTRUMENTS in the music. CAN YOU BELIEVE IT? OMG. Except I mixed them in with synthesized versions of themselves so it's occasionally hard to tell. Oh well.

Edit: Wow, I'm genuinely amazed by the quality of these reviews! There's been a lot of thought put into each and every one of them. Thanks so much, everyone!

Reviews


Djarmstrong69Djarmstrong69

Rated 5 / 5 stars

THAT WAS GREAT!!!! I LOVED IT



revenauntrevenaunt

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

........wow.........



Dudi222Dudi222

Rated 5 / 5 stars

The road to hell is paved with good intentions.



NinjaOwlNinjaOwl

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Incredible.



Nojical101Nojical101

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I WANT to stand out, but I'm a mix between Icarus and the kid who never speaks up. Whenever I DO try something, it always backfires on me, my ideas get shot down, or people give me shit that makes me think awfully about myself. When I don't, I never feel good enough about myself to try and I just want to blend in. I'm only accepted by my family (for the most part) and want to be accepted by MORE. This animation shows me that, somehow. It might be the kid wanting to try alternative ways of living or the way he tries to blend in with everyone, but I feel connected to him.