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Dec 21, 2011 | 1:59 AM EST
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Directed by/background art: Greg Bartlett (ZEEDOX)
Character Animator: Josiah Brooks (JAZZA)

"Chasing Comets in my Garage" song by REASONER

I started a year and a half ago on Comet when Reasoner was looking for a music video to be created for a song from his album. Being a huge fan of his work, I was excited to help out. It ended up more ambitious than I imagined and eventualy I teamed up with Jazza. I'm hugely thankful to him for making this project possible at the quality I was aiming for.

Merry Christmas!



Rated 5 / 5 stars


Its vids like this that show imaginative and hopeful thinking

that prove without a doubt that humanity as a whole has not yet reached our Apex

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

good and also

everything you knew about physics in space no longer applies

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Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Very nice.

To Greg (Zeedox): Great work on the direction, and it's nice of you to expand your horizons.

To Josiah (Jazza): This is the best thing that you have done.

To Reasoner: I normally don't check out the Audio Portal very often, but what you had was good.

Graphics: They were well-drawn with some clever usage of gradients, and the animation was for the most part, great. However, in one instance, that boy's arms looked rather seamy and when using tweened segments; don't out line the joints. In addition, don't go overkill on the filters since they can induce lag on slower computers and connections.
Music: The music was very fitting, and it was nice of Reasoner to let you use it. On the other hand, it wasn't as touching as The Star Song's.
Content: I really like what was done here. Zeedox, for a first-time director, I say that you have done an excellent job with some clever angle choices. Plus, while the story was trite, it was good enough to get the point across. The only problem with this is the filesize, but it was worth the wait.

-Great animation
-Clever use of gradients
-Nice music
-Adept direction

-Big filesize
-Could have used less filters

Overall: It's great, but not as great at The Star Song by GrannySmith. Here's a nine from me.


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


Well, the backgrounds for the most part were all spectacular. Espically some of the space ones, and the transition from flash made to painter made were almost undetectable. Character animation was pretty good, but some movments needed more inbetweens for smoother transitions, and a few poses I felt weren't exaggerated enough. Lighting coloring and line work was all decent though, overall I understand animation sacrifices for production bumpup, and the main thing of the story was the beautiful visuals, so there most it was perfect so A+ for that and the lighting effects were amazing


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars


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