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Hughbert - Animation
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Published: October 31, 2010
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Well, maybe technically sort of a tongue-in-cheek horror than horror itself.

Since I now have film privileges on DA I thought I'd upload a real version of this instead of my crappy youtube version... I also thought today would be a great day to do it due to Halloween and all. :)

This is my first year animated short for the Open Show at Calarts. My film actually made it into the Producer's show so I was happy for that.

There's a lot wrong with it, but it was a lot of fun. My first time really extensively animating and I was just sort of thrown into it without really much of an idea as to what I was doing.

first year restrictions were:
no color (got the spot of color I have okayed)
no voice acting
1 minute 30 seconds
we wer given roughly 3 / 4 months to complete this assignment.

Animated by hand, traditionally, using punched paper and living off of a diet of cuties and poptarts.

The look was loosely inspired by Gorey's works as he is always going to be one of my favorite artists.

Currently working on my second year film. This time featuring a cute little girl named Maddy instead of a big fat man with whale teeth.

Music and sound by Jarred McAdams (my brother!).
Background Artwork and animation by me.
Image size
480x360px 8.57 MB
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Qban3Player's avatar
Impressive job and excellent music again !!!
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bandpaz's avatar
good bro
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hudnnn's avatar
so I'm guessing he is dead but he keep seeing himself how is die over and over again like stuck in a time loop.
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Jedi-master-Dragon|Professional Digital Artist
You seem like a pretty good animator.  I'm trying to get a pilot for animated series done, I already have the animatic for it done.  Do you have an idea of how much a minute would cost?  Just in general?
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SlomkaBart|Professional Filmographer
Brillant animation dude. do You know Randal Kaplans works? www.randallkaplan.net/boxhead/
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hologramnightmare|Student Traditional Artist
i smell a tim burton
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tmodock16's avatar
...are you willing to do an animation collaboratively... Probably not the first to ask but hey worth a shot...
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goosetooth|Hobbyist General Artist
It must feel strange to attend your own funeral
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Ambruno|Hobbyist Digital Artist
that is my cat he thinks i am the maid .. only there to put food in bowl and clean litter boxes and give her water.. other wise she bites and hates me
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i love your animation!
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IMAFTF's avatar
Such deep meaning...It really is eye catching. 
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Ghastasaur|Hobbyist General Artist

That ending...
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TheRainbowEyes|Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my god this video makes me cry everytime I watch it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Jawaher98|Professional Artist
waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw i loved this one soooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo mach my my you are so good
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Spasticpug|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
How do I post vids on da
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peraltamaria|Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's very macabre-FREE AVATAR: What? Oo 
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Neelai|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing work! Your animation style is very capturing! And the backgrounds are equally stunning. You say there's a lot wrong with it, but I can't see any errors.
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j-death-k-scythe-c's avatar
Using a shattered clock as a sign/symbol for death.
And a black cat to act as the grim reaper.
The expression of fear on the old man's face was well drawn.
And the ending caught my attention, he fell down the stairs, died and awaken only to realize that he's dead.
This animation is very well done.
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Steph-DArk13's avatar
So AWESOME!!!!!!!!Spazattackplz  I love what you did to the cat into DEATH!!!!!Titan Skull Incomplete (Eren) [V2]                                                                                                                :lengeltongue: 
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KidBellfire's avatar
Was the cat death?
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TheAngelWolf13|Student General Artist
Wow, its like the cat is death itself. Great job!
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SJeve|Hobbyist Digital Artist
It kind of makes it seem like the cat is the grim reaper. I really love how at the end,the cat is purring and rubbing up against him.
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Wakerra|Hobbyist General Artist
It reminds me of a Twilight Zone episode where a guy was obsessing with keeping an old clock ticking, because as soon as it stopped, so did his heart.

This is one of those creepy yet intriguing concepts that I'm attracted to, well done!  I swear I'm turning into a Tim Burton
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