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Last Stop - the animation by axl99 Last Stop - the animation by axl99
This is the finalized screenshot from my grad film short entitled "Last Stop". A little dedication to everyone who has or has once ridden on public transit :). Since I didn't make it into Ottawa's animation film festival, I thought I'd console myself by sharing it with everyone I know :D. This took a total of 6-8 months to complete from the initial concept to post production.

:star::star: YouTUBE: [link]
:star::star: Vimeo: [link] - this one's got better qual

Feature track "Next Move ft. Voice" by MOONSTARR of Public Transit Recordings - [link]

You can find more of Moonstarr's audio clips on his MySpace here - [link]

If you've never heard of the Broken Beat music genre, this man will make you a believer!

Finding music for Last Stop was freaking murder, tried improv jazz, reggae, surf guitar, scat.... Nothing worked. Seriously, there must've been some kinda funky karma at work.. I mean, a film about public transit featuring music from a label like PUBLIC TRANSIT RECORDINGS? What're the chances? I'm still counting my lucky stars.

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["TOS violation?" - old news really....]

When I tried submitting my film to AtomFILMS, I was soon given an email that vaguely stated it was rejected because I violated section 4 of their terms of service [link] . It said that my film should not be "indecent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, harassing, contain expressions of hatred, bigotry, racism or pornography, or are otherwise objectionable, or that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party or violate any law."

Maybe there was some misunderstanding or perhaps the general subject of public transit was deemed too sensitive for viewers.

I have no idea. But I posted all that here because I thought it would be an interesting discussion topic while mulling over the scenes in the film.
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Unpredictabloo Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2012  Student General Artist
Hah, I loved this! xD I'm from a little town where public transportation isn't something I have to put up with most days, but the few times I've ridden a bus . . . this is what it was like.
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Carameja Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I laughed my ass off xD
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Meadhorn Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2009
Nice! I love it!D

In which technique have you done it with? traditional handmade or cutout?
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Panda92 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2009
This is soo true especially with my bus it's like I have to fight for a seat and when I get the seat somethings a matter with it or I'll be getting off. This was perfect and the girl was awesome (i'm just like her pratically) she conveyed the perfect reaction that I see all the time with other public transit riders!!!
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SaiFongJunFan Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2009   Digital Artist
awesome animation!

and...lol!
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Sjob Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2009
love it! i am going to be doing this stuff at Columbia college in chicago, hah, hope I'm as witty as you ;)
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2ndgatewaytonowhere Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2008  Student General Artist
that was so cute! good job!
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CheetaHamSloth Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2008  Student General Artist
poor nice beautiful girl!

hahaha funny xD so adorable n0n
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AMC1031 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2008
aww that has to suck. you get a seat and its time to leave D:
the movie was really cute too. :D
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justclaire44 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2008  Student Digital Artist
aww man that was really good and the end oh man ha ha poor girl
love it ;)
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