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Want to become a Spy

by Anthony

Final Rating: 4.28. Finished 110 out of 195 entries.

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Animator: Anthony

Description: I am a Deaf student at the University of Utah, and wanted to incorporate American Sign Language into my work. The little girl in this clip is hard of hearing, She is talking with a man who is a spy, and uses American Sign Language to communicate with him.

Experience: 1 year

Time taken: 1 Month


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Antoine Desnoyers:

Kudos for the sign language

Jenny Barcenas:

I really appreciate how the animator used sign language as the little girl talked. This is very good.


Cool environment and good narrative idea! It fits nicely with the audio clip. The signing is very strong, too, and must have taken so much work to portray well in the short amount of seconds you're given of the clip. I think the main thing that could be improved is the facial expressions, there's something a little strange about them, I think it's the Dude's constant smile that weirds me out a little. The girl would also look angrier if her eyebrows were moved farther down and and she wasn't smiling. I would suggest studying facial expressions in animation and drawings and practice making the models stretch to their limits. Very good job for your first attempt at 3D acting, though! I hope you continue to practice and improve!


Glad to see sign language included.


The movements, especiallt the little girls hands, kinda feel awkward.

Éloise Valiquette:

Don't forget to remove all elements of the Maya interface when rendering your animation! I think your camera changes too much during the animation make sure that in the end your camera change really brings something and sometimes less is better than more


Careful when animating arms in IK. Her hands are kind of popping all over the place.

Zachary Lussier:

i think the mouvement can be better, but overall good animation

Simon Côté:

animation would be improved ;)

Anthony Abou Rezk:

Good! The lip-sync needs a little improvement here and there, and the poses look a little stiff, but you still did pretty decent!