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Librarians are hiding...

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On Monday, Stephen Colbert trademarked the phrase "Librarians are hiding something." I made this animation to a) alert the public to the fact that he trademarked it, and b) warn everyone. 'Cause if Stephen Colbert says it, it has to be true.

Consider yourself warned...

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All in all, a great animation. Only fault is the background music could have been more sinister. Faved!

Ninjkabat responds:

Well, thank you sir for watching. I am very honored that you have seen it and like it. I started almost immediately after you trademarked the now legendary phrase, which allowed me to finish after two days of work, but which limited the time I allowed myself for music selection. This was the most sinister/sneaky music I could find at the time, and it came to grow on me during the hours and hours of production time.

But I am overjoyed and bit synaptically overloaded that you have seen and favorited my humble tribute to you. Thank you for taking the time to search for things with your name in them; I look forward to making another animation based off what I hear from your show the next time something strikes me as absolutely necessitating my animatic touch.

Yo nice

Short and good,so is the review XD

Ninjkabat responds:

Well, you're correct about the brevity; I can't argue there.


I want to know more. Please make a sequel or better yet make it an ongoing series. Colbert rules.

Ninjkabat responds:

I should make a serries of all the quotes that he's trademarked recently. Ever since he trademarked this one, he's been going on a trademark frenzy.

If only I could find a place that had all his quotes in one convenient place...

It was ok

Just very strange, lmao


^^Good Points^^
Not too bad for the length of this. I thought you did a fairly good job on the graphics and animations. They were simple, but still pretty cool. It was a little humorous just because of how strange this is.

^^Needs Improving^^
I was expecting a little more to go on after this ended. It didn't really say what the hell they were hiding, and this just doesn't feel like this was ended satisfactorily.

Ninjkabat responds:

I will admit that I was originally planning to add more to it, like to have some sort of chase scene followed by the librarian that we see shooting the dart. But I ditched all that when, well, it took longer to make than expected, and also when I realized that a short little one had a better chance of possibly making it on the Colbert Report. (a slim chance is a better possibility than no chance).

But I'm glad you liked the animation. I'm currently working on a very long and ambitious music video, so when that comes out hopefully I'll have a submission of adaquate length to keep people's attention.

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3.09 / 5.00

Mar 28, 2007
3:40 AM EDT