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Celflux Animated Trailer Full 2016 (HD) Celflux Animated Trailer Full 2016 (HD)

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Until 0:40 the drawings were good, but it looked too much like cut out animation. You can improve that e.g. by increasing the size of the character at 0:12 as she moves towards the camera. This would give a more 3D feeling.
The voice over had too much pathos for my taste.

But after 0:40 the animation is top notch: Well drawn lights and shadow, good timing and fluid animation. Keep that up! Some professional studios produce worse stuff than that.

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GemGfx responds:

Thank you very much. Appreciate the feedback and the kind words. The encouragement means a lot.

The Adventure Satchel - Pilot - Part 1 The Adventure Satchel - Pilot - Part 1

Rated 3 / 5 stars

You have a story that works well on its own without pictures. And then you have drawings that are capable of telling a story on their own. But by putting them together you make it worse.
E.g. the narration tells about the candle that the viewer has been seeing for several seconds. This adds redundancy and makes it more boring.

Trust your drawings to tell the story as far as possible and only narrate what they don't show.

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JRRun responds:

Cheers Rotten-Carrot - that's some really helpful feedback!
I agree that it's definitely "over-narrated" in some areas. I'm hoping to find the ideal 'balance', but it may take some time. Thanks again for the critique!

Chased - Hellfire Chased - Hellfire

Rated 3 / 5 stars

The music is bullds up tension.
It would be a good choice for the opening credits of a thriller or sci-fi movie.

But the videoclip just looks like these automatically created visuals of an mp3 player. So no points here.