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Jon Martin @JMartin97

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Posted by JMartin97 - April 20th, 2009


Why not use this day to start watching Reboot? My stoner friends have informed me that it's pretty good to lay back and get lost in.

Reboot is supposed to be the cartoon I always wanted as a kid but I never got. I always wanted a cartoon that focused on videogames but was real and didn't treat the characters and situations like some sort of joke.

The story goes like this:

It all starts with a boy named Render being told by his friend, a girl named Violet, that she is sick. She dies months later and Render never really seems to recover. After many years of trying to forget Violet, Render meets a girl in college named Amy. The two hit it off but over time their relationship stales. Render decides to break up with her and takes her to the park to tell her.

This is when Tetris pieces start falling from the sky. The city is plunged into a confused chaos. Then suddenly, Violet appears, the girl he lost so long ago...but is it really her?

I promise if you watch the first 3 episodes, you'lll be hooked. Check out the trailer, its intense.

http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/
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Right now I'm finishing up both episodes 11 and 12. Together they'll be about 30 min. That's like a half hour! (8-O) The story is getting a lot darker too. I think everyone saw that coming though. I think I might face the wrath of Legend of Zelda fans this time, Link goes through quite a rough time :P

Get stoned and watch Reboot on 420.


Posted by JMartin97 - April 3rd, 2009


This is a screen from an HD cartoon I was working on for someone... but they didn't really dig the style. I also didn't anticipate just how much work a cartoon in 1080P would be. It is all hand drawn too.. so tons of scanning into my comp. Then, because it would obviously skip (because it's in 1080p and most comps can't handle that) I had to download a program to export everything (and the program is kinda expensive) without skipping!

But anyway... his loss. 5 days from when it was going to be finished he decided he didn't want it anymore. So a lot of time and stress for nothing... meanwhile I was letting my own thesis suffer because I was sketching and drawing and trying to get his project done. GAH!

I'm going to finish and submit it to newgrounds instead. It won't be in 1080 p but it's pretty coool.

Kinda Shitty


Posted by JMartin97 - March 21st, 2009


Been working on a few different animation projects.... but most people will be happy to know I'm almost done with Reboot 11 and 12. I've decided not to wait until 13 is finished. 13 needs so much work...

Anyway, here's a screenshot. Looks better in motion!

If I can get my voice talent together, I could have these out in a month. It would be quite the feat, since I'm already working on my thesis project for college and another students thesis. I work better creatively under stress.

This is what I've made in the last 6 months.

- Three 30-page scripts
- 18 Little Big Planet Levels
- 4 Flash projects
- 6 chapters of a novel I'm working on
- 1 Pokemon editing video (youtube.com/snowspot) (:P)

I mean.. I've done more than that probably but that's all I can think of off the top of my head. I started going crazy with LBP levels until I realized just how little exposure is even possible for that game. I got WAAAY more hits from showing it to people on NG than posting it on Little Big Planet websites. So I'm going to give it a rest on Little Big Planet... although I will be making an animation to finish my Little Big Apocalypse series, so look out for that some time in the Summer.

I need a vacation... I think.. I'm constantly making stuff... or thinking about making stuff.. or thinking about how I can get out of what I'm doing so I can go work on making stuff... Something is wrong with me! My brain won't stop! :-O

My inspiration is back from the dead


Posted by JMartin97 - March 15th, 2009


I'm gunna keep this short but if you love creating flash, you'll love Little Big Planet. If you own a PS3 and create flash you should really check this game out. Also, if you like collabs because collabs are a big part of the LBP community.

Anyway, check out my newest level:

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Regardless of my levels... at least rent the game and unlock the creation mode. It's the best 60 bucks I've spent in a long time and is probably my favorite game of all time... and I've been gaming for ... forever...

PSN: JonMartin


Posted by JMartin97 - March 3rd, 2009


I've been working on a series on Little Big Planet for a while now. If you own Little Big Planet, please check it out! There are 17 episodes and a long story to enjoy :D

My PSN is JonMartin

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Website: http://www.snowspot.net/littlebitapoca lypse.html

Little Big Apocalypse


Posted by JMartin97 - January 26th, 2009


I'm currently working on my thesis film for my final year of college. I'm looking for a composer that can score the 10 minute film. The film is very tense interview and the music must reflect this mood. The film takes place in the future so if you would like to work that into your music, that would be great. If you're curious about what type of music I might prefer, check out the most recent episode of my series. REBOOT.

I'm NOT looking for anything REALLY FAST, or super-techno-ish. I want a score that starts slowly and builds to create a very tense atmosphere.

Most importantly, I'm interested in setting a mood. If you think you can do that, please shoot me a PM and respond to this thread, if you have samples of your work, please give me a link.

There will be compensation ($$) for this, I will pay you! How much? That has yet to be decided but I promise if you do a good job you will be well-paid.

If you are interested, please let me know!


Posted by JMartin97 - January 15th, 2009


Blazing new paths on the design and story front, Little Big Planet has had a huge influence on my work and helped me understand animation better(surprisingly). Reboot won't be released for a while... but I can promise when it is it will be as satisfying as you could imagine.

Cheers!

The end is near


Posted by JMartin97 - January 3rd, 2009


Do you think newgrounds cares about innovation? Give an example to support your views.

What's the most futuristic/ahead of it's time flash you have ever seen?

Last question.

What has been the COLLAB that effected you most? (Examples please!)

Questions you must answer!


Posted by JMartin97 - December 9th, 2008


This didn't get too much attention when I released it, maybe becasue it's a... OMG!!!! trailer?!?!

It's kinda of bloody so if you aren't into seeing blood you might want to steer clear.

This is for the next 3 episodes of Reboot, which sounds stupid because it's only 3 episodes but it's going to be a half hour long all together. That's a lot of work for one guy! But I think I have a vision that might be worth it, who knows, that still remains to be seen.

If you like violet anime, music, and videogames...

WATCH THIS MOVIE!@

Link and Little Nemo in 8 Bit Genocide Trailer


Posted by JMartin97 - December 1st, 2008


So much work... getting... tired out..

Screenshot from Reboot 13