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01-13-2010, 01:48 AM
congrats. awesome work!

01-13-2010, 01:50 AM
Great job redforty! You inspired all of us around you as you busted this out for the past year.

01-13-2010, 01:51 AM
Hey Everyone!

I just wanted to share with you my recently completed short film, "Les Dangereux". It's been a long 9 months and it's finally into the world. I hope you like it!

It's a fun little ride as we follow a vacationing ninja develop a crush on another ninja - and the consequences of a hasty introduction.

You can see the film at its own website: http://www.lesdangereux.com
Or at its source on Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/8706167


Story, Development, Animation, Shading, Lighting, Compositing, Modeling, and Direction by Daniel Klug
Environment Artist: Vicki Shively
Additional Props: Brett Stuart
Music performance: Alexa Sage
Music Editing: Marc Jackson of Moonlab Studios
Sound Effects: David Guerrero
Character Rigs: AnimationMentor.com

Done with Maya 2009, MentalRay, and AfterEffects.
Total time to completion: 9 months.

I start AnimationMentor back in March of 2008. This is the culmination of everything I have learned (animation-wise) from that point on. All other CG has been learned from my time of employment at New Wave Entertainment (5 years).

I am now seeking new employment opportunities. ;-)

Let's start this New Year off RIGHT!

01-13-2010, 01:53 AM
Great work man :) All those hours really paid off!

-brett stuart

01-13-2010, 02:51 AM
good work, I like so much.

Storyboard, Camara moves and MotionBlur, all is Great!!



01-13-2010, 03:22 AM
Klugmeister, you da man.

- Fes

01-13-2010, 06:05 AM
Nice work! really enjoyed that short.
Very well done.

01-13-2010, 08:08 AM
Awesome work, Buddy! I'm glad you stuck to your guns back in the early development stages and went with this story.

01-13-2010, 08:42 AM
good started
very good modeling , idea & story but i think u have aproblame with camra ok

good luck 4 ever :thumbsup:

01-13-2010, 09:55 PM
Top notch work me Bucko, simply fantastic to see the final product :D

01-14-2010, 06:21 AM
WOW!! RedForty... this is most excellent. It's very reminiscent of the Matrix! Good action, good animation, great lighting. I love the weight of the characters and love the chemistry between them. This is top notch animation and deserves an ancore. Perhaps soon we'll see you on a Pixar or Dreamworks rolling credit? Good job. I can't wait to see... Les Dangereux Deux!!

The Funimator
01-14-2010, 07:12 AM
it's great work man!
I really enjoy watching.. nice effort!

01-14-2010, 07:31 AM
This is really great Daniel.
Good luck in your job hunt!

01-14-2010, 01:47 PM
Great work! Your animation in particular is outstanding

01-14-2010, 02:42 PM
Congrats on finishing it. Loved some of the more silent moments in there as well.

01-14-2010, 06:21 PM
entertaining snappy and warm, good job guys

01-14-2010, 07:24 PM
Great film! The animation is astonishingly good!

01-14-2010, 07:32 PM
Great story, and awesome animation! You have some nice shots on your reel too. Congrats!

01-15-2010, 06:20 PM
that is really good short movie i like the way how you direct your move

01-16-2010, 02:21 AM
Yeah, love hurts!!!
Nice piece.

01-17-2010, 04:15 AM
Hey awesome job mate! On a side note, how is it that the first two posts are responses to the thrid (the actual topic)... Weird... But again great job!

01-17-2010, 09:25 PM
Hey man!

That was awesome!! One of the best shorts I've ever seen come out of AM! The animation was just fantastic! I love the slow-mo shot when he got flipped, awesome stuff!

Congrats on finishing it!

01-19-2010, 11:34 PM
Thanks everyone! It was a real pleasure to make. I hope to get started on the next film soon! :-D

01-20-2010, 11:51 AM
It looks very very good congrats ;)

01-20-2010, 11:34 PM
I loved it! I laughed out loud at the end, and that's saying something, as I rarely actually laugh out loud when I'm watching something alone. Really well done!

01-21-2010, 05:39 AM
Wow that was great. Really entertaining. Fast paced and packed with fighting stuff :cool:.

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