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Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 )

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Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-13 00:59:05


Onward to Round 2!

Over the next 25 days, the 8 winners of the Round 1 Brackets will face off to decide who will move on to Round 3.

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*** Round 2 ***
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The Theme for the Round 2 is...

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*Wrongfully Accused*
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*** Matchups ***
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Matchups and current brackets can be viewed at http://tofa.munchymedia.com/

* Dave Bruno vs. Fungasm
* Sandwich Eater vs. PinkSkull
* someplace else vs. Elfman Rox
* Lazy Mode Comics vs. Mark-er
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*** Rules ***
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* You have until 11:59:59 PM, Eastern Standard Time, on July 7th to complete your submissions. Submissions taken after the deadline are subject to the late penalties listed below.
* Entries must fit the theme above to both level the playing field and ensure that entries were not previously created.
* The animation must be no shorter than 30 seconds and no longer than 10 minutes.
* The animation must be in flash format. Other mediums are allowed (but not beneficial to the animator's time constraints), but the final product must be produced in flash and published on NewGrounds.
* Excess nudity, profanity, and other things of profane nature are not allowed. (It should not have a "Mature" rating.)
* Absolutely NO copyright material is allowed without permission. If you use copyrighted music or other material in your animation, you MUST get the permission of the original creator of that material.
* If you would like to parody, then use similar names instead of the real names - ie. "Smears" instead of "Sears". No copyrighted material whatsoever.
* The Audio portal is a great source for music, just be sure to get permission to use it for this contest!
* Any entry in violation of these rules will be disqualified.
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*** Judging ***
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Entries will be judged by the following judges:
* Tom Fulp
* NitWitt
* Symphybunny
* Zeurel
* Salty Peach

Entries will be scored out of 4 points in 5 categories from each judge, totalling 20 possible points from each

judge. The scorecard being used looks like this: http://tofa.munchymedia.com/scorecard.pn g
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*** Submissions ***
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* Entries must be uploaded via the NewGrounds Flash Portal.
* Entries must be linked in this topic to be submitted.
* Entries must be submitted before the deadline. (See above)
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*** Late Penalties ***
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Late penalties look like this for submissions after the deadline:
0 - 59 minutes: - No Penalty (Due to Round 2 beginning late)
1 - 2 hours: - 5 total points
2 - 3 hours: - 10 total points
3 - 4 hours: - 20 total points
4 - 5 hours: - 30 total points
5+ hours: Disqualified
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*** Current Prize ***
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The current prize pool is set at $1,710 Cash, as well as a Windows copy of Adobe Premiere CS5 and After Effects CS5 (Est. $1800 value). Additional donations can be made using the Donate button on the TOFA Website, and will be accepted up until the final round.
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*** Fine Print ***
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* By submitting an entry to TOFA 2011, you are agreeing to let us show it off in the future as a testament of awesomeness.
* Final sorting of prize money among winner and runner-ups will be determined once donations are no longer being accepted.
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Good Luck!!

Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 )


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Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-13 01:36:08


Can we use already-existing characters, like Cinderella or someone from Mithology?

Also, at Sandwich Eater, you might have made the wheel of misery, which was my round 1 favourite, but I will do my best here, let the best win, i love you~

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-13 02:02:33


At 6/13/11 01:36 AM, PinkSkull wrote: Can we use already-existing characters, like Cinderella or someone from Mithology?

Also, at Sandwich Eater, you might have made the wheel of misery, which was my round 1 favourite, but I will do my best here, let the best win, i love you~

Gosh, well thankyou, I love you too!
Good luck :D

Now to think of an idea, so I can scrap it and think of a better idea.


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Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-13 02:43:22


Jagon Dudo, you were a worthy adversary! Definitely one of the better contestants Ive ever seen, I definitely hope to see you compete again next year!

That being said, I think I may have an idea already, but Im not sure how universally understood it is, so Im going to keep thinking.

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-13 08:25:47


Oh fun.


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Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-13 10:23:21


At 6/13/11 01:36 AM, PinkSkull wrote: Can we use already-existing characters, like Cinderella or someone from Mithology?

Also, at Sandwich Eater, you might have made the wheel of misery, which was my round 1 favourite, but I will do my best here, let the best win, i love you~

Fuck your shit. Turtle had better animation. Boobs don't grant you prizes.

Yes Im mad.

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-13 12:13:08


Mine is about dance just incase anyone wanted to know.

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-13 16:07:03


At 6/13/11 12:13 PM, someplaceelse wrote: Mine is about dance just incase anyone wanted to know.

This is good to know... also that guy above is quite the asshole! lol Mine is about Monsters... take that how you will lol Also, dance is a cool subject, go for the gold!

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-13 16:50:03


A friend gave me a really cool idea I hope nobody thinks the same, well I was worried about the same with patience and noone else did anything close. So I'll state mine is about dogs, yeah.

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-13 19:05:38


At 6/13/11 04:07 PM, DaveBruno wrote:
At 6/13/11 12:13 PM, someplaceelse wrote: Mine is about dance just incase anyone wanted to know.
This is good to know... also that guy above is quite the asshole! lol Mine is about Monsters... take that how you will lol Also, dance is a cool subject, go for the gold!

Haha thanx. XD

Now back to animating. :D

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-13 19:21:52


If anybody needs a voice actor, I'd be willing to give it a try.
I might not be the best our there, but I'd like to be given a chance. If you heard what I do with the lines, and don't like it then my feelings wouldn't be hurt if you found someone else.


GAH!

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Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-14 00:30:34


I don't know what mine's going to be about, but it's not going to be about dancers, monsters, dogs or robots.


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Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-14 02:59:19


I'm actually considering using the same song I've used for my past two entries again ~

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-14 07:02:59


Mine's about cookies.

KTHNXBI.

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-14 10:05:08


At 6/14/11 07:02 AM, Elfman-Rox wrote: Mine's about cookies.

KTHNXBI.

Bring it. ;-*

No really that's cool.

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-14 11:18:02


So one of the things that I found lacking in the round 1 entries was the lack of acting/reaction in the characters for the cartoons (most of them seemed really mechanical). Would it help if I wrote a quick crash-course in acting for animation?

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-14 11:29:13


Oh yes please. :D

I mean, that's one of the things I've been trying to improve on...

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-15 15:56:13


At 6/15/11 01:08 PM, Mark-er wrote: Now with less people in the contest, it seems like we're going to get a lot less activity in this thread.

That may be a good thing though, its kind of like when my grandma cooks dinner. If no one is talking when the food is out, that means they're too busy stuffing their faces with the good food! And also, you know me, I cant shut up about stuff lol so Ill be doing my usual Progress Reporting.

Speaking of which, Progress Reports anyone? Its the middle of the first week, anyone have anything? I have most of a script done, and I have contacted a special guest star who hopefully will do a line for me lol.

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-15 16:59:38


Speaking of which, Progress Reports anyone?

I have... the voices I recorded myself, yay for progress!

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-15 17:02:06


Nothing but an idea so far.

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-15 17:11:40


The thread for the final round will be more silent tho, only two people involved 9.9

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-15 18:42:33


Hmmm. I like this theme :) I wish I had joined I have a good idea.
What a second.. hehehe I gots another idea.
I'm joining this next year for sure :D


"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past."

-F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-15 19:49:39


I just realized the deadline for this round is right before robot day, what a coincidence. Guess I can kill to comps with one submission.

Wrongly accused robots? D:!

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-15 22:32:52


only have an idea, and I'm currently working on a storyboard. 1/4th of the storyboard is done as I type this.

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-16 00:30:52


Hey so I'm getting really busy with work and whatnot. I think I might be able to have something on acting for Friday, but for now, if you haven't seen https://udrive.oit.umass.edu/jgchan/pose topose.swf already, check it out because those are some of the basic comcepts of posing acting for animation

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-16 02:48:36


Selected all of my audio and am finishing up my storyboard. I start actually animating tomorrow, hopefully.

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-16 15:27:08


So we are not getting any T-Shirts? ):

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-16 17:23:16


At 6/16/11 03:27 PM, PinkSkull wrote: So we are not getting any T-Shirts? ):

Oh, I plan on getting T-Shirts for everyone who entered at the end of the contest :)


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Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-16 18:56:01


At 6/16/11 05:23 PM, TOFA wrote:
At 6/16/11 03:27 PM, PinkSkull wrote: So we are not getting any T-Shirts? ):
Oh, I plan on getting T-Shirts for everyone who entered at the end of the contest :)

woohoo! :D

Response to Round 2! ( T O F A 2011 ) 2011-06-17 03:42:34


At 6/16/11 05:23 PM, TOFA wrote:
At 6/16/11 03:27 PM, PinkSkull wrote: So we are not getting any T-Shirts? ):
Oh, I plan on getting T-Shirts for everyone who entered at the end of the contest :)

I had one of two ideas about that! You should either have it so the previous year's winner draws the design on it, or if youre waiting till the end, have this year's winner draw a design for it. Itd just be a neat little Winner benefit or somethin.