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acamporota
11-05-2009, 04:41 PM
hey everybody..
this is my first character animation demo reel...after the graduation at Animation Mentor
Critiques and Comments are Welcome

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BH0kBeVJOgo

thank's for the attention

Mudokon83
11-05-2009, 04:54 PM
First of all, the reels good, just alittle too long and some soft spots that could be cut to really tighten the reel up leaving recruiters wanting more.

first dialogue pieces are good but too long, you're waiting for the next thing after seeing your can pull off acting, so if i was recutting it id keep the best emotional moments from each piece and cut the rest for LATER in the reel.

the bishop rooftop run is definitely solid, id even lead with it or have it immediately after the shorter acting clips, that'll get game devs sparked interest.

the beast walk is very very solid also, again, good placement right after the rooftop run.

the stewie stuff could be cut or pushed to the end honestly.

the bishop walk and turn is cool and would be worth putting right in the middle of the reel.

acamporota
11-05-2009, 05:10 PM
hey Mudokon thank's a lot for your tip man....
i know the dialogue clip is really long..expecially the 2nd one...but i was afraid to cut...
expecially when you spend a lot of time on that animation
but really thank's

JesseDavis
11-05-2009, 05:20 PM
In terms of demo reels, if its dragging you down you cut it no matter how long you worked on it. Basically, get over it. http://forums.cgsociety.org/images/icons/icon7.gif

alaa-afifah
11-08-2009, 04:57 PM
good demo reel and i like it but i have one recommendation about first animation in your demo reel. talking motion. the voice are fast and your Mouthe movement its slow you have to re synchronize them to gather
keep...up

acamporota
11-08-2009, 05:17 PM
thank's a lot my friend for the greate advice..
il'' try to fix as soon as i can ;)
thank's

pixi-ugur
11-08-2009, 06:57 PM
Hi my friend Alessandro, i agree with Alaa but overall looks good ;) Take care...

acamporota
11-08-2009, 07:31 PM
thank's man..
means a lot for me...
i also see your web site and i found very intresting book..
thank's a lot

pixi-ugur
11-08-2009, 08:21 PM
;) I hope to see you in a feature film, take care.

acamporota
11-09-2009, 09:53 AM
eheheh i wish but i'm not good enought for a features film..
not yet... ;)

TomMaples
11-09-2009, 10:40 AM
hey dude,
great reel (especially the rooftop run, i love the style and momentum), but like a few others have said, you should maybe lead with this one! The intro dialogue had a bit of a screwy lip-synch, it didnt match up and this was the first thing i noticed when watching the reel, and might be the first thing that employers would notice. Overall great stuff, keep it up man!
Tom

acamporota
11-09-2009, 03:21 PM
YEAH..I'M thinking to fix this before upload the showreel on my web site..
thank's in advice

CGOutcast
11-10-2009, 04:46 AM
cool reel man, you got lots of good animation in there good luck on the job search dude!

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