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Oct 10, 2012 | 5:34 PM EDT
  • Daily Feature October 12, 2012

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This is my entry for the final round of NATA 2012! It's been fun!

The theme was "the final fork in the road." For those having trouble seeing how that fits with this movie, remember that the fork in the road is for Death and not Calvin.

First, some things that went wrong. Because it's all frame-by-frame, some of it is shaky. Oops. The way I coloured it is weird and the backgrounds aren't too detailed. The sounds mixing isn't too great, but that's partially because I got my friends to record their lines at their own houses, so the quality differed. Now, things that I thought went well. On the whole, I think the frame-by-frame came out nicely and I'm proud of it. But ore importantly, I branched out in terms of story. This breaks the same formula I've been using since the novice round, and I didn't have to panic and change things last minute like I did last time. It actually sort of worked, so that's nice.

I doubt I'm going to win NATA because I'm against Emrox, but NATA was definitely a great experience. Just compare my open round entry ("Splice of Life") to this. I definitely got something out of this all. Expect me back again next year!

Reviews


EarilmadithEarilmadith

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Very well done, loved the story and animation



rhys510rhys510

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

amazing story but the animation wasnt as good as i would expect for a story like that



Zombie-PimpZombie-Pimp

Rated 5 / 5 stars

In my opinion your piece was the winner. You managed to explore something deep, meaningful, and beautiful in this dialogue with death. Your progress is incredible, and I look forward to seeing its continuation in the coming years.


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3Deimos3Deimos

Rated 5 / 5 stars

still not dead yet, did he just troll death into passing on?



ek355ek355

Rated 4 / 5 stars

It was good and very interesting,my only complaint is the voice acting


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