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Hello guys. (I'm going to talk about a big project of mine that took me nearly two years to finish. There's going to be some to read, but if you want to skip, feel free to do it. The movie's link is on the last paragraph!) I haven't been here in ages.. but today I come here seeking your opinion.. and criticism. I don't know if some of you are aware, but for over a year now I've been working on this project. I know it's not related to Kingdom Hearts, but I thought you might enjoy it somewhat. I even used kh13.com as a means to gather help on a poster and voice acting! It took me over a year to finish this project. I combined both 'The Sims 2' and 'Source Film Maker' engines and its resources in order to make this project come to true. It is loosely based on Scott Cawthon's 'Five Nights at Freddy's'. I start production back when I was a huge fan and really into the franchise. Sadly, after a the fourth game I completely lost interest. The fanbase went from a rather refreshing and thoughtful type of group to a group that is mainly composed by brainless, hateful children who have no respect for anyone and everything. The only good thing out of this fanbase was the fact that they provided fame to many youtubers and websites. Anyways. My movie is based on this franchise, but it only centers around the first three games and on what was once considered the most logical theories. I centered more around the "human" side of the characters rather than t he jumpscares and the robots themselves. I gave a personality, a look and a backstory to the characters and showed how connected all of them were. I even introduced new ones. 'The Sims 2' is a very limited 'engine'. The game was released in 2004 and had its final expansion four years later. It is still the most modded game out there. It has way more mods than Skyrim! I've done my research. I browsed through the most visited websites and compared results. Being the type of person who cannot afford myself to create my own animations, I had to use what other people shared and what the game had to offer. It was very challenging. Another challenge was the editing. Each "chapter" would take up to 2-3 days to finish. The 'average' length of a chapter was around 3 minutes. Yes.. it was that hard. I had to make everything: the neighborhood, the characters, set their traits, their height(with mods), weight, how their hair would change depending of their outfits and conditions, their style, the buildings, the environments, and use the famous 'green screen'. I had to go through some serious problems and stress: - The initial casting as eager to work, but one by one they started to quit. Most of the actors just suddenly stopped responding and left the project. One of the main voices had 98% of the lines recorded and left me hanging for six months before she finally told me she had to step down. I was lucky to find someone who shared a similar voice in order to record the character's last scene. - Family and studies were also in a way. My family didn't exactly respect what I was working on and would actually attempt to force me to quit. They eventually decided to give me space, but it was during the last two weeks. - Lack of support. I barely had any support aside from the actors. There was no attention paid to this project. No views, no likes, no "publicity". I pretty much did everything by myself. Not even my friends gave a damn about this, no matter how hard I worked on this. There were nights where I couldn't even sleep.. my head was so full of ideas and worries that I couldn't close my eyes peacefully. When the movie was finally released, no one watched but one person or two(from the "team"). That was very heartbreaking. People lied to my face, stating that they had watched; when faced with questions they would actually spill nonsense. The person who even did the special effects told me how much he despised the project, not even bothering to watch 20 minutes of it. And how do I feel about this movie? Well. To be honest, I don't know. I always enjoyed making videos. There were days where I was happy with the results and days where I wasn't. In the end, after the underwhelming reception, I forced myself into hating it. I wasn't expecting anything HUGE, but I was indeed expecting.. something. At least everyone who participated could've used 1 hour of their time to watch it, right? I spent almost two years working on this! Now I need... an opinion from you guys. Could you please watch it and tell me what you think? An outside opinion is really important. Please, provide your criticism. What was done right, wrong. The music choice, the actors, the characters and so on. The movie is in english, but no subtitles yet. There's no need to lie, but if you are to say that it's bad, please do elaborate. I've got my inbox full of mindless hate as it is. Here's the movie:
In the past 5 months I've been working on a fan-made full-length movie using The Sims 2. As in terms of production, the movie's going well. As in terms of other things, it's bad. This movie has stressed me and has brought me into a slight state of depression due to all of the trouble it has given me. I've lost up to 18 voice actors on this project as they have left the project with no apparent reasons, backstabbing and removing me from their contacts for good. If you're familiar with my project of FNAF overall, the character that need a voice are Mike and the Purple Man. The actors that were meant to voice these characters were perfect and I'm afraid that I won't be able to find voices for 'em. The deadline for this movie is August and I'm kinda turning desesperate to have this finished... I'm looking for english-speakers people. I'm sorry, but I'm not accepting people with accents. Since I have one, I'm not voicing any of the characters. If you wish to participate, please send me a note or comment down below. Mike: - One of the main protagonists. - A bit naive, but holds a strong will and is very determinated. - Is curious about his surroundings and wishes to know more when he has the chance. - Is haunted by the man who killed his friends. Purple Man/Vincent: - The main antagonist of the movie. - Holds no remorse for his killings. - Wishes to bring the restaurants to their misery. - Hates the Night Guards. - Shows signs of being a psycopath. Now, please. Someone?