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Friday, February 29, 2008

No More Kings Video!

Since November, we've been working with bonafide rockstar Pete Mitchell, front man for the band No More Kings. He contacted us out of the blue to work on an animated music video for their newest single "Michael (Jump In)".

After listening to their dang catchy music and seeing their first video "Sweep the Leg" (directed by Billy Zabka), we knew we had to work with Pete so the wheels of production were set in motion.

This video was such a fun project to work on since the song was so awesome (a big deal since we'd be hearing it over and over again) and the design and animation of the world was so charming to create. The best part was that in the middle of production, Pete came up to visit us (along with Jordan and Tori from Astonish) so that we could meet in person and he could see how we worked. We instantly hit it off and we all hope that we can keep working with each other on many more projects.

Pete started his own blog that he'll be updating frequently about the whole production process. Go check it out. We're planning on blogging about our own tidbits of insight each week as well. In the meantime, enjoy!

via YouTube
via MySpace
via KoldCast (in HD)


Blogger Elaine R said...

COOOOL! It turned out so cute an amazingly FUN! It's another project you guys should be so proud of!

2:45 PM  
Blogger Gabe Swarr said...

Beautiful as always!

9:45 AM  
Blogger Gmixalot said...


11:53 AM  
Blogger Sean Dicken said...

TURBO BOOST! That video is AWESOME! I love caracatures of Pete Mitchell, Tom Magnum and Michael Knight. Great job guys!

1:19 PM  
Blogger John S. said...

Wow! That is a lot of fun!!
I love the band, but you guys really put the song ovr the top with the brilliant design, clever animation and impeccable timing. Congrats!

2:13 PM  
Blogger Mukpuddy said...

Awesome clip guys!! Love it!!

8:07 PM  
Blogger Brad said...

sweet moonwalk!

8:31 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hi GB,
Superb cartoon all around!
Cheers from OR,

9:27 PM  
Blogger Katie said...

Fantastic work Ghostbot! I'm going to keep a better eye on you guys from now on.

PS. My dad wants to thank you for the caricature of him and his red sports car, haha ;)

10:15 AM  
Blogger andy ristaino said...

sweeet vidio you guys! keep up the good work!


11:48 AM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Amzing video and groovy song!

9:50 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I've already watched this short. It's great!

12:34 PM  
Blogger RAWLS said...

Great animation!! I love it!...and of course, how can you go wrong with Hastlehoff!!!

9:23 AM  
Blogger SACKS said...

Killer video. Nice work guys.

5:40 AM  
Blogger Sho said... much fun~! great work u guys

11:36 PM  

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