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Date: 03/16/10 10:04 AM

40 Responses to Regen: Epic DIY Computer-Animated Movie Trailer

  1. Profile photo of delonious
    delonious Male 18-29
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    March 15, 2010 at 3:01 pm
    Link: Regen: Epic DIY Computer-Animated Movie Trailer - I could watch an entire full-length feature of this amateur film-maker`s work.
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    BrimstoneOne Male 30-39
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    March 16, 2010 at 10:31 am
    rather cool
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    yeayeayea23 Female 18-29
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    March 16, 2010 at 10:41 am
    it was definitely good
    but i think i would have liked it more if the people were integrated a little better
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    bomberouno Male 18-29
    185 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 10:43 am
    Wow, I want to see this evolve into a full movie. Isn`t Will Kohlschreiber, the dude with the ball and chain, the Helicopter guy for FOX 11 news in Los Angeles? I dont live there anymore but I swear he used to work for them.
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    jinxiejae Female 30-39
    2928 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 11:00 am
    pretty damn decent.
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    kribbe Male 18-29
    2006 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 11:12 am
    epic trailer is full of win
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    Nidonemo Male 18-29
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    March 16, 2010 at 11:13 am
    Interesting weapons and effects. But come on, cops are never that cute. :(
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    SomeShoes Male 13-17
    2056 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 11:29 am
    Thats awesome! physics could use some work tho
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    nerdtchn Male 13-17
    64 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 11:48 am
    Only complaints: Needs better acting, and I could tell that the cops at the end were in a room (echos, etc. gave it away)

    Neither is so terrible, but it seems terrible in contrast with the awesomeness that is the rest of the trailer.
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    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10445 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 11:49 am
    Only a pro animator could make this.

    And yes, the physics are hilarious.
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    Fortitude Male 30-39
    255 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 12:17 pm
    Greg Benson = Greatest Actor ever!
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    Tonyjet Male 18-29
    3299 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 12:53 pm
    omg that was so cheesy
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    March 16, 2010 at 12:59 pm
    That was pretty epic. Should be a full movie. com on if 305 can be made than anythings possible!
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    whelshin Male 18-29
    122 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 1:36 pm
    that was a pretty good amateur film; they probably could do something with that
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    joanielspeak Female 18-29
    122 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 1:36 pm
    The Head Bite blooper video was pretty sweet too. I actually loled on that one.
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    brutalnewt Male 30-39
    111 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 2:08 pm
    Did this remind anybody else of Aeon Flux? The cartoon I mean, not the horrible Charlize Theron movie.
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    mvangild Male 30-39
    527 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 4:05 pm
    Meh, all flash, no substance.
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    dilldog123 Male 18-29
    1858 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 4:20 pm
    The people are obviously separate, which detracts from the quality...and the car rolling animation was drating hilarious, it was so bad. Still, CAD class makes me appreciate the rest of the video.
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    doug1963aaa Male 40-49
    347 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 5:21 pm
    It looks more fake than Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (unless it`s going to be a video game and it was all rendered in real time, in which case it looks as fake as a video game).

    BTW, how does the mace thing have enough mass to run a truck off the road, but not pull the guy wielding it off of a moving truck?

    Is it better than I can do? Yes, of course. Does that make it good? No it doesn`t.
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    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 5:40 pm
    only thing i didnt like was the mace.
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    mrtatulas Male 18-29
    271 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 7:02 pm
    Holy crap, this was hilariously bad.... "she just pulled a goddamn Houdini".
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    Mornaf Male 18-29
    820 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 8:30 pm
    meh, it was all right. not great, but all right.
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    eskimo9 Male 18-29
    703 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 9:31 pm
    If basically one guy can do that, considering he was not working with pro actors, then he could do awesome stuff with a good team and budget. Yes, physics were dodgy, yes, acting was meh, but still pretty awesome.
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    akinis Male 30-39
    536 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 9:41 pm
    Eh I`m with Eskimo9.

    Yes, it was cheezy, and yes it was kind of like Sky Captain, but the point is, this guy did it without the 150 million budget of Sky Captain, and I can`t even imagine what he could pull off with a huge budget and real actors.

    That was simply unreal. I have a feeling he created it as a "resume" IE check out what I can do with no budget, now give me a budget and some real actors and watch me become famous.

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    DiePSPolice Male 30-39
    493 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 9:55 pm
    As somebody who does this for a living, my critique:

    Overall aesthetic is terrible - the guy clearly has some chops in maya and after effects or similar, and big kudos to him for finishing a short film singlehandedly (it`s not easy for sure), but he needs to go to film school and learn some restraint. Not every single shot needs to have variable speed slo-mo/fast-mo, spinning, wheeling, zooming, camera shots, etc.. Lighting and comping of explosion/fire things and live action people were pretty bad (but the latter is not easy). Super nonsensical camera - even breaking the 180 rule for no real reason.

    Overall, it`s like a pretty amateur effort for a pro, and pretty amazing for, say, a kid doing it on his own in college or something. There`s a ton of work in there, and finding the will to work on and finish it is something not many (esp. the kinds who go on i-am-bored) have. He just needs some real training. Better yet, a director.
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    Ethan406 Male 18-29
    192 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 10:22 pm
    that was good but personaly to much fake with to little reality would of been good i think if the characters were also animated.
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    DertMerchant Male 18-29
    310 posts
    March 16, 2010 at 10:22 pm
    Well, you are all poohe@ds. That was awesome. Negative mUtherfuthers.
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    TopperHey Male 18-29
    1930 posts
    March 17, 2010 at 1:29 am
    I don`t care how long it took him; that was sh*t. Give me a month`s wages and I`ll make something just as "awesome but crap".
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    FIRST_poster Male 18-29
    970 posts
    March 17, 2010 at 5:34 am
    I didn`t like it
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    radoinc Male 18-29
    184 posts
    March 17, 2010 at 5:46 am
    DIY maybe. But amateur`s work? C`mon!
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    tuxman4 Male 13-17
    368 posts
    March 17, 2010 at 8:02 am
    Reminds me of spy kids.
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    lifeavoidit Male 30-39
    267 posts
    March 17, 2010 at 11:16 am
    i would defo watch that if it was a full length movie.
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    Jasonbobdude Male 18-29
    1598 posts
    March 17, 2010 at 12:09 pm
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    SlothOfDoom Male 30-39
    2033 posts
    March 17, 2010 at 12:27 pm
    Well animated but kind of.....stupid.
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    baileyabb Female 18-29
    896 posts
    March 17, 2010 at 4:02 pm
    wtf is this..
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    snukatoof Male 18-29
    58 posts
    March 17, 2010 at 8:15 pm
    while the animation is stunning, the live actors killed it.
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    MastaPlan23 Male 13-17
    76 posts
    March 17, 2010 at 9:21 pm
    this wuldve been so much better if it were completely animated and had better dialouge
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    najamesk1 Male 18-29
    194 posts
    March 18, 2010 at 8:38 pm
    aside from the plot. this was epic
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    17945 Male 18-29
    725 posts
    March 29, 2010 at 8:23 pm
    I dig it.
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    redspade Male 13-17
    150 posts
    August 20, 2010 at 3:13 pm
    the acting was terrible, the special effects where amazing. in short, it was like every action film.

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