Stay Off The Couch
Commissioned Animation for "Animated Dance Contest"
Commission from a strange extinct Russian website to animate the following script.
"Guy falls in couch and dances with chocolate bar." -ADASport
I cannot pretend to understand adasport's business model. The premise of the site was that people voted for the best animation about dancing every week in a tournament bracket style. Apparently they must have received VC funding because they were able to pay dozens of animators at a time and they had also hired six hosts for six different teams that competed and it seemed like it fizzled out after a few months, as the animations got cruder and more and more inappropriate. (My animation doesn't appear to have made cut.)
What I am left with is something wonderful and strange.
Without this site, I would have never thought of rotoscoping a swing dancing chocolate bar.
See the dance in the full video