Jinas 1: A New Friend

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Jack, a simple scarecrow, has been protecting the farmlands for as long as he can remember. Spending most of his time sleeping and daydreaming, he is shocked when his crow friend Tony has some big news. There might actually be someone like Jack far away and Tony guarantees it's worth the journey. Accompanied by the old rabbit Roy, the three set off to see if there really is more behind the horizon.

The voiceacting is by Andy Dennis (www.andydennis.co.uk) and Laura Post (www.laurapost.net)
The original music is by Stile (http://web.tiscali.it/stileonline), Jared Hudson and Andres Ciambotti

NOTE: the quality button works, but you have to wait till the movie is loaded if you want to toggle it to high quality (press button 2 times). Make sure you have 2GB ram if you watch it at high quality. The quality of the drawings greatly improves though

Some background info:
I know it has been over 2 years since i have submitted anything new. What happened? Well 2 years ago i started this project with great motivation, but somewhere halfway, after 5 months, i completely lost all motivation to draw and animate. This could have been done in 7 months or so but instead i took a 1,5 year break. I really needed it, to get away from it all for a while, to regain inspiration and motivation. I mainly focused on my study and social life and even though i made very little that period, i think i learned alot about art and animation by just watching and reading stuff. I plan to make a few smaller movies before i start working on episode 2 of this thing. This series is meant to have 5 episodes, but i sincerely hope the others won't take me 2 years each also lol. Anyway, Take care




That was really, really, good. The animation was nice, the story was nice, and it made me smile. It's a bit of a fantasy, but rings more like a fable than anything else. It's really good.


I can relate to Jack, i feel like a total outcast in this world...Emma (or Emi) the frog, i know how she feels...it's good to have friends like Tony and Roy, those that are very wise to help you on your way...to tend to your help and talk to you...it's great to have friends and great to keep a higher happiness, even when your "alone" like Jack

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AloneInTheDark responds:

Dude, what an awesome review. All these characters are inspired by real life friends of mine too.

truly awsome

love it just what i needed.GREAT MASTERPIECE
yah 2 years a episode lol hope not!
realy liked cant wait for number two
great work

Mmm, yummy.

Not much to say except it's very sweet, mellow, and fun. Good work, and I'm glad this project caught your attention again. I let my stuff slip my mind like that all the time, so I know how it feels to get back on something and finish it. Wait, no, I lied. I have no idea what it's like to finish something. D=

Anyway, very nice! I'll be watching for future installments. ^^

master piece!

this is one of the movies i like!

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4.39 / 5.00

Oct 9, 2007
9:21 AM EDT
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