A Psychedelic Music Video Channels Hollywood's Love of Road Trips

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If the motion in the animated video for "Mr Overtime" by Punks Jump Up, featuring Dave 1 of Chromeo, looks particularly cinematic, it's because it's modeled on footage from actual films. The sequence emerged from driving scenes in movies like Drive by Nicholas Winding, Somewhere by Sophia Coppola, Mullholland Drive by David Lynch, and more. The team at ChezEddy, a French production studio, worked with director Maxime Bruneel to craft a mashup montage that became the basis of the animated sequences in the music video. The subjects and camera movements were then extracted and stylized as an '80s-inspired, yet modern, 2D world. For an extra surrealist twist, the animal in the video is a hybrid of a bear, an octopus, and a bulldog

For more work from ChezEddy, visit http://chezeddy.com/.

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

Cieplak-Mayr von Baldegg's work in media spans documentary television, advertising, and print. As a producer in the Viewer Created Content division of Al Gore's Current TV, she acquired and produced short documentaries by independent filmmakers around the world. Post-Current, she worked as a producer and strategist at Urgent Content, developing consumer-created and branded nonfiction campaigns for clients including Cisco, Ford, and GOOD Magazine. She studied filmmaking and digital media at Harvard University, where she was co-creator and editor in chief of H BOMB Magazine.

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