'Swings and Roundabouts' by The Dead Man's Waltz
A music video for a friend of a friend's band. I got the acetates
It took about two weeks to make, as I had a pretty tight deadline to work to.
The backgrounds are mostly photographs (no time to draw everything!) and the
characters, if you can call them that, are all hand drawn, scanned, and fixed
in photoshop then printed onto acetates and used as puppets over a light box.
The footage was then edited loosley in Final Cut Pro to the music, exported for
compositing with the photo backgrounds in After Effects and then taken back into
You can download
the track and video for free from The
Dead Man's Waltz website.