Moho Animation Contest Entry: 5 (Number 5 Is Alive)

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Moho Animation Contest Entry: 5 (Number 5 Is Alive)

Post by nobudget » Mon Nov 29, 2004 3:17 pm

You can watch my entry here:

Have fun watching and be sure to check out the rest of our new and (hopefully) improved website.

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Post by Hiddicop » Mon Nov 29, 2004 6:15 pm

Nice movie, and I appriciate the nice language :wink:

But I think the idea of the contest was to make most of the backgrounds and characters using moho. I think it's a great film, but I'm not sure if i goes along with the rules...

But ofcourse, that up to the jury to decide...

Nice website, by the way!
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Post by Banterfield » Mon Nov 29, 2004 8:19 pm

It sounds like rule 2 gives him sufficient lee-way.

"2. You must use Moho for a significant portion of the project. By significant, I mean that the majority of character animation, camera work and SFX (preferably all) be done in Moho. Some exceptions to this would include, importing artwork from external sources (illustrator files, images for backgrounds or cutout/warp animation). "

It really looks terrific, Nobudget.
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Post by sherlock » Mon Nov 29, 2004 8:47 pm

Very nice indeed. It made me smirk a time or two.
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Post by kdiddy13 » Mon Nov 29, 2004 10:51 pm

My gut reaction is to allow it for the following reasons.

1. The majority of animation is done in Moho (90 seconds worth according to his website)
2. It shows off some of the niftier things you can do in Moho (including SFX and combining live action and animation).

I'm not weighing in on whether it will win anything, but merely that it does qualify to compete.

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Post by nobudget » Mon Nov 29, 2004 11:51 pm

Thanks for the comments so far, here are some responses:

- Like Hiddicop stated already this animation should be according to the rules. The backgrounds are imported but that IS a Moho feature after all. But the characters were created from the ground up in Moho, no AI or Flash imports and the (attempt at) lip-sync was also done in Moho and not Pamela or Magpie so I think this animation is without a doubt qualified to compete.

- Thanks for the compliments about the website, we like to share our work, inform other filmmakers and make contacts around the world so please refer everyone potentially interested to our site.

- Kdiddy was absolutely right in mentioning the "niftier things". I like to use tools in a different way, think outside of the box. Moho allows for alternate thinking and that's what makes it such a powerful program. One little example is the shot where you see the characters from behind, slightly blurred and dark combined with video. That was done much faster than I imagined possible with the layer rotation tool and layer blur.

- One more thing...about the language...I VERY subtly censored it for all the younsters out there and to NIFTYLY(?) use the switch layers...

Thanks for watching,

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Post by bupaje » Tue Nov 30, 2004 12:29 am

Cool entry, fun story and characters. Like the way you used all the tools together to produce the finished product; generates many new ideas.
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Post by Muffins » Tue Nov 30, 2004 5:32 am

great movie! i love it
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Post by Barry Baker » Tue Nov 30, 2004 6:56 am

Good movie, funny script and innovative use of Moho. I like the character work, especially some of the facial expressions (the girl did a nice grimace when she was turned down), also the reverse angle shots where you see the characters in silhouette and out of focus against the live action. Well done!

Post by Guest » Tue Nov 30, 2004 11:21 pm

Cool. Nice characters, good sound, funny script, and to round it up, an excellent production. I like it.
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Post by WillBellJr » Wed Dec 01, 2004 7:58 pm

Wonderful work! I enjoyed it completely!

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Post by Nolan Scott » Wed Dec 01, 2004 10:44 pm

Very professional, excellent videowork and sound,
funny characters, cool done.


Post by Guest » Thu Dec 02, 2004 4:21 am

Very clear, fun and profesional short.
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Post by CHIO » Thu Dec 02, 2004 4:30 am

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