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Feb 25, 2012 | 9:50 PM EST
  • Daily 2nd Place February 27, 2012

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EDIT: Am I seeing things? FRONT PAGE?! And an award for daily 2nd place?! A big thank you to whoever was behind making this decision! I honestly did not expect this to do so well here on NG, simply because I know there's a good few people that don't like MLP here. Needless to say, I'm shocked and yet honored to have this honor. Thank you!

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After about four months of planning, writing, animating and procrastinating (mostly the last one of course, lol), here is the big My Little Pony project I've been working on, which is an animated rendition of the comic on ask-twilightsparkle.tumbl r.com dubbed "True Friendship." Clocking in at almost five minutes (counting the credits), this is my longest animated project yet and also one of my most ambitious.

Rather than do something focused on humor or fast-paced action like most of my recent works, I wanted to make something with a story and do my best to tell it as powerfully as I could throughout the animation. Most of the dream sequence you see here was not in the comic, and was concocted by me and with a little help from the creator of the original comic.

I could go on with how I think some things in it could have turned out much better, such as when full-grown Spike is flying and some of the expressions being a little too funny for this moody animation, but I think I'll keep my mouth shut and let you watch this animation for yourself. I will say though, I'm very happy with how this turned out, especially on the writing and timing front.

I do hope you enjoy the animation! Please let me know what you think of it; I'm all ears!

Reviews


BlazinMJ4389BlazinMJ4389

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 30, 2013

Real men dont cry man!



FlakyisthebestFlakyisthebest

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 28, 2013

I'm crying :( T.T



123Mep123123Mep123

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 22, 2013

So fucking sad! i cant hold my Tears back... T.T



juddybuddy567juddybuddy567

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars March 19, 2013

Jesus twilights got chubby.



soundwave567soundwave567

Rated 5 / 5 stars March 17, 2013

*is wiping tears, and seems so grateful of this beutiful vid and hilariously bad drawing skills* Meaning behind this:
Don't dwell on the past or future forever.Savor time with your friends right now, as it happens. Today is a gift. That's why they call it "The Present".

*Breaks down in shower* THIS IS JUST.... SO BEUTIFUL!!!!! wait, wt- GET OUT OF MY HOUSE!!!