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Across the Universe: Ep.1

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"ATU episode 1 " chronicles the events that unfolded 3 years ago in "ATU: Delusions of Grandeur". This time we look at it from a different perspective. Through the eyes of someone tangled in a web of distorted reality and nightmares.


I had tons of fun making this! Really enjoyed playing around in after effects and flash. This took a loonnng time to make...mostly because of lots of procrastination... =.=;
But I finally managed to tack something down.
I hope everything runs smoothly on the playback end.

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love what i've seen so far

my computer is having a problem loading it. when the loading bar fills all the way, instead of going to the menu screen it goes to a screen with an empty loading bar and when i right click to change the quality it gives me a grayed out "movie not loaded". is there anywhere else i can view the video, or maybe a download link i could use?

crystalpencil responds:

So sorry about the errors, heres the link to the youtube version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qazjk3 oDvUw

so i'm curious

you used Adobe flash photoshop and aftereffects. did you order it in appearance of how you used the programs?

great film
looking forward to the 3rd

crystalpencil responds:

Yeah, the order was like this: Flash (characters and animation), Photoshop (backgrounds), After Effects (combined scenes, did camera work, special effects) and then exported back to Flash for menus and final export to swf.

Eeee! I've been waiting for this!

First, the bad: Poor quality sound and the animation could use a little work. Okay, that's that out of the way. Please insert gushing about how this is OFF THE FREAKIN' SCALE awesome! I saw Delusions of Grandeur years ago when I first joined Newgrounds and to see this now... *sniff* I'm misting up here! Please oh please say there's more to this comming!


the animation seemed different from your other movies like it had a filter and it also seemed like you we're experimenting around with this but keep it up I really like your first stuff this just went down a little bit just keep going artists get better with every piece


It's Whitley Strieber's Communion, The anime.

Well made. But hot damn is it corny anime.

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Dec 4, 2008
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