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"Swift & Loose": Episode 1

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A 9-part mystery noir series I made in Toon Boom Harmony and After Effects. New episodes each week. Get episodes 1 week earlier by subscribing at http://swiftandloose.com/subscribe

Swift & Loose | Episode 1: A Wolf At The Door
A lighter, a fire, and two people conspire. Private Detective Harley Swift finds herself taking on an abduction case for an overbearing businesswoman named Madame Wolfe. She doesn't quite get the 'Madame' part.

FOLLOW THE MYSTERY (Get clues, investigate characters, find extra content):
The Twit ►►► https://twitter.com/swiftandloose
The F'ook ►►► https://www.facebook.com/swiftandloose/
The 'Bler ►►► http://swiftandloose.tumblr.com/

All animation by Maree Railton

Sharon Belle /// Harley Swift
Cassandra Wladyslava /// Madame Wolfe
Jeremy King /// Charlie Bacon

All music by Jeremy King
Listen to the Swift And Loose original soundtrack at: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLrE0rZEfee4a2LNWRwmONlA4xRCAJsR78

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This is great just my opinion is that its all going a little bit slow

Mmmm, I feel a great series ahead...

The ambience and background music really set the mood for me. Don't know too much about Harley yet, but her witty lines make her quickly likeable. In the beginning, I was a bit confused about the setup. It was trying to convey information visually without spoiling too much. I guess it was just hard to deduce who the first man was, and why he would refuse a job (that's where my confusion came from). Kept my interest from start to finish, though. Pretty good work.

Had to see it to believe it. Great animation!

Very Very Very Good Work!!! Love the ambition!!! Keep up the good work! Some areas to keep an eye on would be the line weights. It's always good to vary the line weight and also use them to help design the object or person. For example: You could have Harley in the foreground with thicker line weight, and then have Ms. Wolfe further in the background with thinner line weight. It helps further build atmosphere and perspective for your audience. Voice acting was Superb as well!!! Look forward to more episodes.

railtoons responds:

Great tip on the line weights. Not something I'd considered as a perspective technique before. Cheers!

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4.05 / 5.00

Nov 2, 2017
3:37 PM EDT