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Jun 30, 2013 | 12:08 AM EDT
  • Daily 2nd Place July 1, 2013

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Author Comments

What's this? A movie with no moral you can possibly extrapolate? From ME??

Yep, there's not a whole lot to this animation, as it turns out. The theme we were given for this round of NATA was "your own reflection." Rather than doing something that reflected my own personality (which I guess would be kind of what I did last round, although exaggerated immensely for the sake of the story) I decided to go the opposite direction and do something silly with little meaning. So then this thing happened.

Making things that try to be funny is definitely out of my comfort zone and I'm not especially good at it. I like how this movie turned out visually, but that alone can't carry a movie for long. I don't dislike this animation, but I'm not particularly fond of it either. But hey, it's done, and my exams are done finally, so now I can enjoy Canada Day (July 1st, for you non-Canadians) without any other obligations!

Lastly, I should mention that the music is from Josh Woodward. I first heard of him because one of his songs came with a release of Ubuntu a few years ago, and I recently discovered that his music is also available for free instrumentally as well (nothing against his voice, but instrumental music makes for better soundtracks generally.) His website is joshwoodward.com, if you're interested.

Note for the icon mods: Sorry about the lack of icon again. I anticipated this and left the icon I wanted on the second frame of the flash file in case that helps you guys.

Reviews


BlakantBlakant

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars August 16, 2013

meh. moral is to mainstream. i like it. i wonder if theres any technique that u used to help animating this particular style much easier... good job nonetheless... good choice of music. keep it up!


Pahgawk responds:

Basically, I drew everything with the pencil tool, and once it was all coloured, I enabled "select multiple frames", selected everything, and then disabled the line colour in the colour panel to remove all the lines.


MasterMedicMasterMedic

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars July 29, 2013

Somebody is trippin' balls.

Good animation.



Akira654Akira654

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars July 23, 2013

It's a good animation all in all, but I'd like to request the name of the song


Pahgawk responds:

It's in the credits: "Let It In" by Josh Woodward


RedKovuRedKovu

Rated 4 / 5 stars July 22, 2013

I thought the animation was very good, the music was also very good, and it had a nice story to it. A well earned 4 stars from me.



09CArventos09CArventos

Rated 5 / 5 stars July 21, 2013

Now that was a great entry.