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Jinas 1: A New Friend

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Oct 9, 2007 | 9:21 AM EDT
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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 ( and Laura Post (
The original music is by Stile (, 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




Rated 5 / 5 stars

Loved it.

Wow, that was absolutely amazing. it's not too long for an animation with fullbody, beautiful backgrounds, and character design. Can;t wait for episode two! :D


Rated 5 / 5 stars

This is the start of something significant

beautiful artwork, interesting story and likeable characters. I hope they make it to their "better place".

By the way, Roy talks like Eddie Izzard.

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

I review because I care.

Wow.. 2 years because of a long break. Well I think it was worth the wait. I will just say it, that was amazing. Flawless animation with great drawing style. Can't wait to see the next episode.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


I can remember watching Fake Metal Feelings three years ago and being amazed. Three years later and I remain in awe.

Very well done, this was really quite a fantastic animation.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


this is the example of a great animation, the backgrounds are very realistic, the way you animate the characters and the sound.
this really deserves a 10!!