Hippo Campus 'Western Kids' by Najeeb Tarazi

Hippo Campus 'Western Kids' by Najeeb Tarazi

Former Pixar technical director Najeeb Tarazi lets Hippo Campus become their own digital architects in this trippy clip for Western Kids.

Building the video from the inside out, Tarazi drops renderings of the band straight into some 3D software and lets them toy around and create whatever the hell they can think of. Flying box cars in worlds of polygons and geometry make for a real head trip of a meta-video rife with stylistic flourishes and a curious hi-fi-lo-fi charm.

Credits

Director
Najeeb Tarazi
Producer
Najeeb Tarazi
Production Company
Bond
Director of Photography
Hana Kitasei
Focus Puller
Thomas Wilhoit
Art Director
Lindsey Cantrell
Post production company
Warm & Fuzzy
Director's Representation
Las Bandas Be BraveLas Bandas Be Brave website
Label
Transgressive
Animators
John Bashyam, Andrew Jerez, Najeeb Tarazi

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