Bryan John Appleby's 'Honey Jars,' Created by OMG! Everywhere!

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Shelby, a talking whale, stars in this imaginative music video for Bryan John Appleby's "Honey Jars." The video was created by 12 kids during OMG! Cameras Everywhere!, a free weeklong summer camp hosted by music video directors and producers in L.A. 

In an interview with The Atlantic, the team behind OMG! Everywhere! describes the process of making six videos in just a week:

The kids had cameras in their hands before we were even done learning each others' names! Like we said, the basic idea for OMG is to foster a process of collaboration between kids and working artists (in this case, directors), and so we would constantly form groups with each project, and those groups would just start creating. The idea was that in this way, with the directors and kids being on equal creative footing (instead of a top-down teaching environment), there would be a tremendous freedom to try new things, and be unique, and just learn through DOING. We were able to give the students the resources to write, direct, produce and act in all of the videos with and along side working professionals who were not only donating their time, but doing their part to be just as creative.

The interview can be found here, along with a "trailer" video for the summer camp. Their video for Correatown's "Play" can be found here.

"Honey Jars" was created by Olimpia Aguillon, Enrique Baranda, Frogman (Jorge Baranda), Romy Flores, Erick Gredonia, Hana Hayes, Michelle Hernandez, Yasmine Kaner, Azul Niño, Jenny Ruiz, Captain Awesome (Ary Saravia), and Lynette Urbina, with support from Dugan O'Neal, DANIELS, Larkin Seiple, and Eli Stonberg.

For more information on OMG Everywhere, visit http://www.omgeverywhere.org/.

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Kasia Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg is the executive producer for video at The AtlanticMore

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg joined The Atlantic in 2011 to launch its video channel and, in 2013, create its in-house video production department. She leads the development and production of original documentaries, interviews, and other video content for The Atlantic. Previously, she worked as a producer at Al Gore’s Current TV and as a content strategist and documentary producer in San Francisco. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University.
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