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Aug 23, 2012 | 9:28 AM EDT
  • Daily 3rd Place August 24, 2012

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watch hd version @ www.thetrainofconsciousne ss(dot)com
You can see the storyboards, sketches, animatic, download wallpapers etc here.

The movie maps the journey of a magical train through surreal landscapes as a metaphor for a poet's reveries. It captures the state of dreaming or imagination that has a constant sense of flow like travelling in a train or reclining beside the eternal rise and fall of the ocean. That space which is full of journeying and forgetfulness...

Reviews


BadyoyoBadyoyo

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 25, 2012

A production worth 5 Stars

This is the best animation I have ever seen on Newgrounds, and you actually mixed in the music quite well. I was ifffy on how the high amount of symbolism, but you mixed it well, the voice acting (If that was someone working for you) did his part very well and it all is just about one of the best things I've seen on this site.


CentreofGravityfilms responds:

wow! i am thrilled you feel this is the best animation on newgrounds!! and the vo....i was a bit worried...i gave it myself....its a complete home job :) thank you!


razevortexrazevortex

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 24, 2012

Realy a great piece of art


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Charmy888Charmy888

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 24, 2012

I loved the music, art, animation, idea... EVERYTHING to the last peace!!!!:D
It was beautiful:) Thanks for such an art:) It brings some happiness:))))))))


CentreofGravityfilms responds:

Thank you very much....feels brilliant to know one's work brings joy to anyone out there!!


CatibogMCatibogM

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 24, 2012

'River Flows In You' is one of my favorite pieces to listen to. Your animation, with the fantastic artwork and smoothness, does not disappoint this beautiful piece. Great job and thank you for making a video for this song. I hope to see more from you! I don't know if you had the intention, but I love the meaning of this artwork. If I had the chance, I would hug you.


CentreofGravityfilms responds:

Thank you very much!! i will certainly try to make more videos of this nature...just have to figure out some money and time...i'm completely overwhelmed with the comments here...this film is my hug to the world...to everyone who has ever felt far away with wonder, who has ever felt nostalagia for a pure space lost to time....i intended much from every scene both in terms of symbolism and beauty...at times the work takes a meaning of its own...thank you!


RetrosamuraiRetrosamurai

Rated 5 / 5 stars August 24, 2012

Reminds me of Fantasia, but there's a magic train in this version and that by itself makes this flash ten times better. The author has an imaginaion similar too my own, and you can bet I appreciate the imagery that comes along with the surreal music. Great work !


CentreofGravityfilms responds:

WOW to be compared with Fantasia is awesome!! thanks!