View Full Version : Student short film "Hot Dog"
07-18-2005, 12:57 PM
Hello everyone !
I'm a french student in a little animation school and I would like to have your advices about my short film. I worked alone and had not much time so that's why it's not very clean (some animation problems, very few textures and lighting, simple modeling, etc...). I tryed to put humour in it but it's maybe just french humour so please tell me if you laugh or not ;o)
Sorry for my english and thank you !
(the video is compressed in divx and the sound is mp3, size approx. 40MB)
07-18-2005, 05:53 PM
That was great! The animation could definitely use some work, but I liked your models. The best was the story. It was a very good story. Logical and not very predictable. I almost didn't see the kicker in the middle of the credits. That little bit made the story great! I didn't expect it at all.
07-19-2005, 10:31 AM
yeah i enjoyed that aswel.. good little story
could always go back and work on the lightning and textures some more :)
Nice work on the short having good modeling with decent scene details. It is kind of slow-moving so fast and snappy animation would be good to capture the audience's interest. Keep it up!
07-20-2005, 01:48 PM
Thank you for your encouragements !
I think I must explain something : the slow motion sequence, when the dog run to the shop at the end, is quite funny in France because we had a very famous advert here for a dog food called "Royal Canin". This ad was broadcasted during all the eighties and the nineties on french tv. It showed a dog, running in slow motion, with the same music (Morricone's Chi Mai ). It is so famous that a typical french hearing this music would think "it's the Royal Canin's music !". lol !
The slow motion sequence of the dog running is not what I am referring actually, if that is what you are thinking on my meaning as slow-moving. The slow-motion sequence is understandable for being there, however, the flow of the story is kind of slow-moving where the animation of each character does not have strong and quick or snappy poses to capture the interest of the audience.
07-21-2005, 01:12 PM
Ok, I understand better, I'll try to work on it, thank you ! :o)
07-21-2005, 01:12 PM
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