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Give Him Advice He Can't Refuse

by Paula Decanini

Final Rating: 5.58. Finished 48 out of 238 entries.

515 views including the voting period.


Animator: Paula Decanini

Description: This is my attempt at a Godfather-esque scenario of someone being cordial while unmistakably threatening. I'm going for subtle, yet intense. All critiques welcome!

Experience: 4 years

Time taken: Approximately 2 weeks


(Commenting only available during the rating period)

philipp seis:

i like how you illustrate social status in the acting. Partly the animation looks to pose to posy.

Piotr Skulimowski:

There's no point for her to be there. It brings nothing to the story. Witch is completely not clear.

Tobias Fuhr:

i love the employee, but the guy need some adjustments. He didn't move his spine and in the final talk his head is stopped. but i liked, congrats

Austin Hambrick:

this is really good. his arm seems to turn into a stick towards the end when hes holding the cup up hardly moivng in contrast to the rest of the animation when its moving alot.

richard a.:

Was this rendered? If so, it is a bit dark. Good poses. The first half of the animation look good but the second half seems a bit incomplete. Job job overall =)

Ben LaScala:

This is great! Until he moves his arm to sip his tea. Its really breaks his vitality and breaks the illusion of life. Otherwise This is awesome stuff!

Luis Trebino:

I like the idea, but needs some extra work on the animation


The motion is very smooth and feels comfortable all until he brings the cup up to his mouth. That just felt a bit stiff to me, but the motion in the woman is very nice. Nice lighting too.

Amartya Mukherji:

nice acting. The Don type attitude is clearly coming through but could have been polished a bit more probably. Anyways, I liked it, specially the maid acting is well thought off.

Reginald Crumpler:

Excellent piece! : )

Yurika Nishi-Imai:

This man drinks his tea with SERIOUS style.

Katie Wyman:

I actually feel like the girl in the background was animated the best, but that might just be because her subtle movements were very nice.