slow bus to poland > blog > Finding and Remixing: An Animated Music Video

When a friend of mine asked me to produce a music video for his band, I didn’t know where to start. Other than the song itself, he didn’t have any sense of what he wanted from a music video. So I listened to the song a couple times, and started thinking about its themes and possible stories to go along with it. At the same time, I started taking pictures of street art that I would find on the streets of Berlin. And unrelatedly, I found a book about the Cold War while walking in Friedrichshain. In remix fashion, I decided to mash up all of this stuff into the music video. It was really my first foray into animating with After Effects, and even if I learned a lot, even this simple piece took quite a bit of time.

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