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Dancing Master

by Anirban Paul, May Competition Winner!

Final Rating: 8.14. Finished 1 out of 205 entries.

42,391 views including the voting period.


Animator: Anirban Paul

Description: Thank you for watching and voting

Experience: some

Time taken: 15 Days Mostly After Work


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Really, really cool. Definitely my favorite so far. Hope it wins!

Karl Bernhardt:

Absolutely stunning, I'd be surprised if it doesn't make top 3 or even first! The only critique I'd have is that it's quite sharp/laggy in places, not due to bad animation, maybe more inbtweens might be needed, idk. Overall the best I've seen so far, good job

Nassim Briedj:

like the animation and the render but your story doesn't stick with the sound, good job anyway!

James Trimm:

Really good and i like the idea

Angela Colvin:

Cool style. Make sure to pay attention to camera direction. The instructor was introduced on the right side of the screen, but in the next couple shots of him, he's on the left. He should still be on the right. You gave the other character the right side of the screen. It helps with eye trace and makes it easier to follow the characters in each shot when they are assigned their own position on screen. At the end, the instructor is back on the right side... stay consistent. Good job.

Bokang Koatja:

Awesome concept!

Indrajit Pal Chaudhuri:

really awesome...... great concept....

Lauren Hammond:

Really cool idea - I want to watch more of this story!

Charlie Kim:

This is beautiful. Great work!


This is a gorgeous piece. The animation of the hands as they form the stars is particularly well done. I'd love to see the master have a bit more action in the middle as right now he just stands up and points, and feels like a very static part of an otherwise very fluid and smooth clip.

Iqtidar Ali Siddiqui:

nice job !

Kendra Kaye Coffey:

oh my. so, so, so beautiful!!! How did you get such detailed work in such little time?? And hand animated! So much hard work you obviously love what you do! I can't find any fault in this, the hand done lighting effects are impressive! expert skill.


Love the style! Good job :)

Ruth Agada:


Michael Yochim:

Wow... Very well done.


Its really nice. But i felt some of the movements needed to feel a bit more weight.

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Abhishek Banerjee:

Awesome ....... really loved the dancing master character.

Viccardo Brown:

This is greatness.

Lucy Acland:

Is this a mix between both 2d and 3d animation?