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Lost Heart, Found Danger

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Jun 9, 2011 | 1:47 PM EDT
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Thanks to everyone who helped me make this possible! Namely Ty Bucek, Jeff Lupetin, Kevin Czarnecki and Katelyn Foley. Without you guys there is no way this would have been nearly as good as it is!

This is my submission for the Tournament of Flash Animators (TOFA) 2011 First Round. The theme was "Lost and Found". I decided to go with a stylized Noire not only because it fits the theme so well, but because I've been wanting to do something involving detectives ever since I finished watching Twin Peaks, and just recently beating L.A. Noire certainly helped fuel that some more.

This is my first animation working with professional voice actors and not lending a voice myself. You may all know Kevin Czarnecki here on Newgrounds, his name seems to get around alot. He is one of my friends from College and was happy to lend a hand, he also found Katelyn Foley for me, who had just the most perfect voice for this! Jeff Lupetin is a veteran when it comes to voice acting, he's starred in Radio Dramas and video games (like "Red Faction" and more cult notably, Hideo Kojima's "Snatcher".) Ironically, I met Jeff and Kevin in the same place, as Jeff was my Voice Acting for Animation teacher.

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

That was real swell.

Seriously, very VERY good story. very well done. I think the color play didn't always quite work. Interesting idea though. I think it's very well done, very well acted. Maybe one or two lines i think could have been delivered a bit better. But the one main thing it didn't have going for it was the pacing. I think all the pieces were there, but you didn't hang enough on certain moments and you rushed some other jus a tad.

But i really like this piece it was freaking awesome. the simplicity of the story and visuals worked well with each other. congrats!

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Rated 3 / 5 stars

5/5 for animation and voice, 1/5 for story

The animation was good and I appreciate all the hard work you put into making this BUT there are so many cliches in the story and script i found myself saying the words before they came and predicting every next scene.

So good efforts all around but the story could use work.

Good luck in future projects :)


Rated 5 / 5 stars


That was just brilliant, absolutely brilliant! I hope you win!!! Perfect animation, story, voice acting, congrats to everyone who was in it! Kudos!!!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

I know you will win

Just looking at this I can tell you have a lot of talents and if you keep it up. At this rate, I know that you will be this year TOFA this year. ^^ I already checked the other constants and out them all, you are the best.


Rated 5 / 5 stars


i know i love detectives books and i had never seen an animation mad soo good that it looks like a book

u sir, are a boss