Detective Noir

3D Animation, A work in progress!

A world without physical violence. A long-awaited dream made possible by the development of a special device, the Physical Violence Inhibitor (PVI), which merges all violent urges of a human being into a new creature - a Shadow. These Shadows were banished to an isolated place - the Grey Zone - to guarantee peace for the newly created New Society. Shadows, human-like creatures, lose most of their memories of their former human life and can only survive in dark environments. Despite these limitations, Shadows hang over the New Society (NS) like a sword of Damocles. Fearing that they may evolve too far and become a danger. Therefore the NS introduced a surveillance system. Overseers from the NS are assigned to individual districts of the Grey Zone for Supervision. To better control the situation within the districts, each Overseer commands at least one chosen inhabitant of the Grey Zone, so-called enforcers, who form the Executive in the respective district. In return for their work, Enforcers gain status and privileges, but are plagued by the bad reputation that follows them due to their subservience to the NS. The main character, Detective Noir, is one of the enforcers and works for Overseer Eight. Together they solve cases related to the Anti-New Society (Anti-NS), a politically motivated group of the Grey Zone that rebels against the New Society regime. Over time Detective Noir starts to question that he might be fighting for the wrong side and wants to find out the truth about his real former self…