View Full Version : Blue: A Short Film - RELEASED

12 December 2004, 12:41 AM
Hello all,

It's time to move on to new projects and hopefully continue to grow in this industry. As a token of appreciation for all of you who have supported us during the production and promotion of our first attempt at animated filmmaking, I give you "Blue".


-C Mullins

p.s. Once the traffic starts to die down for the Divx version, I will upload a Quicktime version for all you Mac-heads. :-)

12 December 2004, 01:08 AM
Thanks from all of us !!! In the process of downloading but @ 16.0kb. Be several hours (even) on broadband, but worth it.

12 December 2004, 01:15 AM
Awesome! Downloading it now!:D

69% at 7.5 kbs. Can't wait to watch it! O_o

12 December 2004, 02:35 AM
Hey Craig, you still in Huntsville? I'm glad to know you finished it! Congrats man!

12 December 2004, 12:42 PM
Craig? You mean Chris? heh...

Well, I was in Birmingham, not Huntsville... but I've recently taken a job at Fathom Studios in Atlanta, GA.

Hope everyone enjoys it!

-C Mullins

12 December 2004, 04:52 PM

looks like a lot of people are downloading

1.5 kbs . . . .

i ll come back in a couple of days and try again

anybody wants to mirror it ?

12 December 2004, 05:04 PM
I would love to download and watch it, but at .5kb/s (56k + overload = blah) it's going to take 183 hours. Heh... I'll have to come back later and try it again.

12 December 2004, 06:51 PM
i've been following the production of 'blue' for a while now - congratulations on it's completion, mully. the productions stills look fantastic. i like your site as well - it really gives a good insight on the production process itself.

admiral ra - could you possibly mirror the file?

12 December 2004, 07:50 PM
Looking forward to see it. It asks for a login and password. Did I have to register somewhere? Do I have to pay?

Congrats on your achievements.

12 December 2004, 07:52 PM

when i try to download it asks me for a username and password... so... little help here pls !!


12 December 2004, 08:08 PM
heh... it looks like there may have been too many downloads and they locked everyone out for awhile. I'll try to get a mirror going and post again when everything's back to normal. Sorry guys.



12 December 2004, 08:15 PM

please mirror it..... please


12 December 2004, 09:55 PM
Ok, things are back up for now. I still want to try to find a mirror location, but until then, there's still only one link.

If you can hold off for a day or two (or maybe wait until late tonight), the speed will surely have increased by then.


12 December 2004, 10:18 PM
Wow this is a long one!!

Im gonna take it home so i can watch it with my full attention. I can't wait!

O, thanks for Sharing this Mully.
Much appreciated.


12 December 2004, 12:21 AM
If I can actually get it, I'll provide a mirror. :)

12 December 2004, 03:46 AM
Wow. Got it.

Thanks so much for releasing it to us to view. Impressive, impressive work.

12 December 2004, 04:49 AM
Call me crazy, but wasn't Blue already released on a 3D World CD at the beginning of the year?

12 December 2004, 05:01 AM
Hey, you're very welcome. Glad you enjoyed it!

cookepus: Yes, it was released on a compilation through 3D-World but not everyone gets that mag. Now it's just up-for-grabs.

It's time to move on to other... shorter, things. :-)


12 December 2004, 08:35 AM
I'm getting it but slowly.
You should consider setting up a bittorrent file for this if a lot of people are going to be downloading it.

12 December 2004, 10:44 AM
I have that on the same compilation 'shorts' disc over here in the UK.

It was an awesome film. I particularly liked the character design of the other, less anthropometric robot... which I guess was the 'bad guy' of the short.

Does it really qualify as an animated 'short'?

I'd call it more of an animated 'medium'.


12 December 2004, 12:21 PM

you might want to do a 'bittorrent' - saves you a lot of bandwidth, and would allow everyone else to download a heck of a lot faster...

Tom M.

Dr. Ira Kane
12 December 2004, 12:57 PM
Can someone mirror this, please ?

12 December 2004, 01:15 PM
2 mirrors are up now. I hope this helps for a while.


12 December 2004, 02:11 PM
ive got it in 20 min if the speed keeps going at 170+, i can provide a mirror if you want, only 10 mbit, but its something...
mully just subit a reply if you want me to put up a mirror ftp

mirror: <-- right klick and save as.
or (

12 December 2004, 02:13 PM
I will try now,if no luck for sure later.Wish me luck.:)

12 December 2004, 04:01 PM
ive got it in 20 min if the speed keeps going at 170+, i can provide a mirror if you want, only 10 mbit, but its something...
mully just subit a reply if you want me to put up a mirror ftp

mirror: <-- right klick and save as.
or ( Got it in 5min and 15secs... about 800KB/s
thx a lot for this fast mirror.... :thumbsup:

am i wrong our is the quality a bit poor for that huge filesize??

12 December 2004, 05:48 PM
Is another mirror needed? I'm uploading it to my server now, so let me know.

12 December 2004, 08:25 PM

A great movie. Well done!

But how do you manage to fund this!?? It doesenīt seem to help to give it away for free either, even though I am most grateful for it obviously.
Didnīt you spend years on it?
Shouldnīt you have sold DVDīs instead?

12 December 2004, 08:51 PM
We would have spent more money producing the DVD than we would have made from it. Plenty of good things have come from the completion of this film that make it worth the effort.



12 December 2004, 11:42 PM
Downloading now..........

Thanks a lot for releasing this Chris. I've been following this for a while now and am really looking forward to seeing it. I am currently in the design stage of a largish project with my kids (they are writing and doing preliminary design work) and this should give a lot of ispiration to it. :)


12 December 2004, 01:10 AM
haha, sorry about that chris. :\ I only met you once in huntsville, although I live in b'ham. good luck with the new job!

12 December 2004, 03:41 AM
Please, another mirror. All of the current links are dead or way too slow.

12 December 2004, 06:12 AM
Feel free to hammer my server, I have 50 GB of bandwidth, so that should let a few people get a copy. If 49GB ends up being used, I'll stop it because I do need some bandwidth for a beta website I'm working on currently. :)

The average speed (currently) is 150 kb/s

12 December 2004, 05:25 AM
I still can't download it.:sad:

12 December 2004, 10:30 AM
Yeah I can't get it off the site or any of the mirrors either. Must be down everywhere. Guess the huge filesize is killing them all off.

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