This is funny, man. I like how you randomized the loops, it seems like every time i load it up again I see a sequence I didnt see before. Cool.
this could seriously be the next Blockhead!
keep it up!
Great message, though much inspiration integrated
This is alot like Elephant. It has the same style shots of people walking/running from the back, the use of an m16, one of the shooters named "Alex", the same sense of something missing in the scenes, the shooting taking place in autumn(hense the name "Autumn Tree"), the constant theme of leaves and trees, and Christian saying 'bitch' after he shoots the teacher. And yes, much of it was original or based on actual fact. Such as the "do you believe in god?" conversation in the library, the shooters videotaping eachother, the use of a shotgun, the kid spared outside the school, the girl[presumably] killed outside the school, ect.
Even with the large inspiration from Elephant, this is by far the most accurrate representation of what happened on April 20th 1999 and the most artisticly driven. With the constant feeling like a chill of something about to go down and the portrayal of a quiet suburban life about to explode in chaos and bloodshed, Autumn Tree brings light to a terrorizing event that left millions asking the question "Why?". Though AT doesnt try to answer the question, it tries harder to ask the question, and that it one of the best things about this animation.
Top notch animation.
The only con might be the number of things borrowed from Elephant, making AT not a completely original idea. -1 point for that.
All in all, a 9/10 & 5/5. I hope to see more animations like this one in the future from you.
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