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Hot Dog Eating Contest

by Tai Beaumont

Final Rating: 6.54. Finished 11 out of 223 entries.

2,073 views including the voting period.


Animator: Tai Beaumont

Description: A man strives for first place in a hot dog eating contest to make his dead grandma (a past champion) proud.

Experience: A few years.

Time taken: 1 month on nights and weekends.


(Commenting only available during the rating period)

Juan Carlos Vigil:

The animation is very good executed, but I don't get the begginign very much. I love the final shot.

David Barrow:

Very creative idea. Final shot really captures the drama of the sound track.

Nicolás Burmester:

This is just great, loved the story and the animation was really well done.

Sabrina Winkel:

Love the idea of the story

Dominic Rayner:

A good premise without being star wars, and animation in the right direction, well done.

William Barry Eggington:

I like it. . . idea, execution. Very well done.


Excellent mechanics and a hilarious concept!

John Fielding:

clever concept. Could use some more polish, particularly around frame 100. His scoot forward in the chair is lacking some mechanics and overlappy polish kind of things. When he strikes his pose at 140, his fist slams into a super solid hold, but you're doing stuff in his chest and shoulder that cause his elbow to swim around. Just add some of that residual motion from the chest/shoulder into the hand to keep it alive a bit more

J.K. Riki:

Love it! Really nice staging in particular. Great little story with a ton of emotion and character. Terrific job.

Amartya Mukherji:

Ha ha ha.. ROFL. Nice animation and superb comedy