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Jinxy Jenkins, Lucky Lou (2014)

When the chaotically misfortunate Jenkins and the monotonously lucky Lou run into each other one morning, they find a thrilling and fulfilling change of pace as they hurtle down the hills of San Francisco in an ice cream cart.

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Michael Bidinger (story), Michelle Kwon (story)
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Credited cast:
Ed Skudder Ed Skudder ... Jinxy Jenkins
Lynn Wang Lynn Wang ... Lucky Lou
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Poor Jenkins, a demure and utterly unlucky young man, is somehow used to his persistent bad luck, while on the other hand, the bubbly Lou, a lively young woman, is preposterously favoured by a continuous touch of fortune. However, when the two opposites accidentally bump into each other (literally) in the slopes of San Francisco, as if by magic and a twist of fate, the bad days of jinx and misfortune will be a thing of the past. Written by Nick Riganas

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J.J. the extra-unfortunate in his adventure on earth.


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March 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jenkins el gafe, Lou la suertuda See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Digital animated short of two opposites - cute antics in San Francisco

This digital animation short is an award winning impressive graduation project by two digital animation artists. The storyline follows two lead characters through visually impressive and dynamically exciting antics. The setting is San Francisco, California, and the hilly streets and major landmarks are well used to add to the cute storyline. Two sides of a coin animated characters make for an interesting mix: playing on both the opposites attract and the yin-yang balance in the universe theme. The art, animation, and soundtrack all are well balanced and very professional – the viewer will not think of this as a student project. I expect we will see more remarkable works coming from both of these artists.


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