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Terence Daniels
Genedyne test render1

Doing a concept render for my game project called Genedyne over @ wholebitmedia.com. What are your first impressions of a mech arcade strategy game?

Bob Harper

Kinda goes by too quick for me to give a fair assessment but looks like a good start.

Terence Daniels

Yeah, I know that Bob, just rendered it on a whim, while setting up some different assets. It's kind of like asking, "is this your dog?" I guess. LOL! I shouldn't expect those words/images to ring any...

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MB Stevens

Terence looks good.

Terrence Sellers

I'd like to see the colors pop more for that art style.

Tony Pham
Steps to protecting your animated content/idea

Happy Saturday, everyone, I wanted to know what are the steps to protecting your idea or content before it goes out into the world. Is this this the same steps when trying copyright any other idea, maybe there's other steps I'm not aware of. Either way, I would like to know and see what resources are out there to getting this done.

Bob Harper

You cannot copyright an idea. You can copyright a pitch deck, script etc. When pitching, if you are afraid someone might take your concept, then have them sign a NDA. Don't share an idea publicly.

Tony Pham

Bob Harper what about when a project hits distribution? Does a small studio or indie filmmaker look for some type of protection for their project before or after?

Bob Harper

If it is a completed work, then it is protected by copyright. Once it is distributed then it is in the public as your project/or whoever distributed it, so if anyone infringed on the actual product, y...

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Tony Pham

Awesome thank you so much Bob Harper for the insight! Always appreciated your wisdom and expertise.

Aryan Bhandari
Best app

My mind to watch moive

Terrence Sellers
Helluva Boss

This week I watched an animated series called Helluva Boss. It's a couple years old and all released on YouTube with a single season of 8 episodes. What I found truly impressive was the quality. The cast, which contained multiple voice actors I've been aware of for years, was excellent. It was also...

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Helluva Boss - Wikipedia
Helluva Boss - Wikipedia
Helluva Boss is an American adult animated web series created by Vivienne "VivziePop" Medrano. It revolves around the misadventures of the employees of I.M.P., an assassination company in Hell. The pi…
Harry Loeffler-Bell

I first saw their channel when they posted the pilot for Hazbin Hotel. Some very excellent animation, and overall production for a purely youtube group. I think the artist really clicked with some online communities, as it's easy to trip over fan art of their characters.

Terence Daniels
Cartoon Network Restructure

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/tom-ascheims-role-at-warner-bros-discovery-also-eliminated-1235145135/

Is anyone aware of and knows what's going on over at Adult Swim/Cartoon network concerning management restructuring. Does this mean that any open slots in their programming will not aut...

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Tom Ascheim's Role at Warner Bros. Discovery Also Eliminated
Tom Ascheim's Role at Warner Bros. Discovery Also Eliminated
The cuts at the newly formed Warner Bros. Discovery continue to come in. Tom Ascheim, the former Freeform president who joined WarnerMedia in April 2020, is out at the newly merged company. The exec's…
Bob Harper

Most cable companies are eyeing content that will ultimately go to their parent company's streaming service. Adult Swim has a nebulas development process which didn't have open doors to pitching to ev...

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Bob Harper
My Animated Short Playing at Tumbleweeds

Hey everyone our short film Major Marlo Meets the Monster from Mars (top right) was selected by the Tumbleweeds Film Festival For Kids.

For those of you in Utah Get tickets here!

Bob Harper

Thanks Penner Dang and Derek Reid

Terrence Sellers

Congratulations Bob! That's awesome.

Bob Harper
Tony Pham

Holy smokes congrats Bob Harper I know where I'm going for my vacation

Bob Harper

Thanks Tony Pham

Tony Pham
Love, Death, Robots

I want to ask the animation community here to share their thoughts on this series for its storytelling, visuals, and characters. What stands out to you the most? Do you like it, maybe not like it? Would you recommend it to someone else to see it? General thoughts are cool too!

MB Stevens

Tony Pham 1, The different styles of animation. 2, I like the show. 3, Yes, I recommend it all the time. I like this series because it's like a box of chocolates, never know what you're going to get....

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Bob Harper

Like most anthology series, there are hits and misses, but worth checking out to see different styles and genres. I will say there are quite a few that feel like proof of concept for a game, or movie...

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Terrence Sellers

Really liked season 1. Was happy to hear about season 2 but was then totally disappointed. S1 worked because all the shorts seemed to follow a theme. S2 was all over the place and had only a few worth remembering for more than just the art style. I'll watch S3 but my expectations are low.

Penner Dang
Best contest to enter for partial animation

I have my partial animation one out for proofing. Written animation wise like A Monster Calls. Real people and animation scenes. What is the best animation contest to enter?

Penner Dang

It’s a feature screenplay. Logline: A ten year old girl from Dingle Ireland tries to model her life after St. Brigid of Kildare. Being saintly is more challenging than she imagined.

Target audience wo...

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Elaine Haygood

Sounds more like something that would appeal to an older audience.

There have been some great animated features to come out of Ireland like the Book of Kels and Song of The Sea that I just LOVE (I'm ho...

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Penner Dang

Thank you for your insight. It’s more of a family type script. Would love to have Netflix pick it up but no connections there.

Bob Harper

Penner Dang Elaine has great insights, as usual, I don't know which animation festivals would be the best to deal with screenplays. Here is a list to the top tier ones https://www.animationcareerrevie...

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Penner Dang

My dream is attend the Animation festival in Dingle. We were in the middle of moving this year.

Abdur Mohammed
Final character clip

Taking a break after this. Thank you all for letting me post my stuff…take care all.

Bob Harper

Way to keep at it.

Jamal's Crazy Rich Life- The All 4 One Scooter

Jamal's dream is to one day become the next greatest inventor of all time wanting to help his friends, family, and the community around him.

Bob Harper

Looks fun!

Maurice Vaughan

I like the All 4 One Scooter, OB Nwani.

Seeking Animators

I’m looking for animators for my short film. I have an artist working on character designs currently. Message me for more details. Thanks

Alanis Ramdeen

I can be of assistance.

Maurice Vaughan

Cool artwork, Jean Francois Primas.

Bob Harper

Did you post this in the job section? Also, is it a paying gig?

Karen "Kay" Ross

Definitely post this in the jobs section for a faster response: https://www.stage32.com/find-jobs/add

Terence Daniels
New Render for Game Concept

Quick Render for the GeneDyne concept. http://www.wholebitmedia.com/interactive

wholebitmedia - Interactive
wholebitmedia - Interactive
Story STORYDYNE-In the future corporations build Artificial Intelligence which evolve to enslave mankind. The AI determine that all humans must undergo genetic alteration to balance out chaotic forces…
Bob Harper

Keep it going

Terence Daniels

Thanks Bob! Will do.

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