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Commissioned Animation for "Animated Dance Contest"

Commission from a strange extinct Russian website to animate the following script.

"Guy falls in couch and dances with chocolate bar." -ADASport

I cannot pretend to understand adasport's business model. The premise of the site was that people voted for the best animation about dancing every week in a tournament bracket style. Apparently they must have received VC funding because they were able to pay dozens of animators at a time and they had also hired six hosts for six different teams that competed and it seemed like it fizzled out after a few months, as the animations got cruder and more and more inappropriate. (My animation doesn't appear to have made cut.)

What I am left with is something wonderful and strange.

Without this site, I would have never thought of rotoscoping a swing dancing chocolate bar.

See the dance in the full video