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This Time, It’s Personal

This Time, It’s Personal

 Why would a company ever consider working on a personal project when it will take time and resources and the funding is … well… personal? It’s challenging to add “free” work to your already crazy schedule, but here are three reasons why these types of projects can help you and your business grow:

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Toys and Tunes: Making Music Videos for Kids Brands

Toys and Tunes: Making Music Videos for Kids Brands

We – humans – love music. And why shouldn’t we? Music is a force multiplier for emotion. There is a reason we remember the trumpet fanfare in Star Wars or the picking of an electric guitar as 007 spins and fires his gun at the camera. This is not just true...

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What Would DC Super Hero Girls Do?

What Would DC Super Hero Girls Do?

Something’s Awry Productions has created a new series for Warner Bros. DC Super Hero Girls! Each episode is a blend of live action and stop motion animation and showcases school-age girls and the DC Super Heroes facing challenging social situations. The girls ask themselves how their favorite super heroes would handle everything from bullying, to cheering up friends and dealing with rejection. The iconic characters come to the rescue by showing how they would overcome the obstacles in a smart, empathetic, and above all super heroic way!

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You Can Quote Us On That

You Can Quote Us On That

We’ve all experienced that moment when a line in a movie connects with us in a powerful way. Whether the words are inspiring, heartwarming, frightening, or comical, one thing for certain is that they evoke an emotion that lingers long after the closing credits. I sat...

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Mom Takes The Wheel:  5 Reasons Mothers Belong in the Driver’s Seat

Mom Takes The Wheel: 5 Reasons Mothers Belong in the Driver’s Seat

Want to be prepared for a journey?  Enlist the help of a mom. In order to avoid slowing down or being stranded, we think five steps ahead and anticipate what will make a trip successful.  You’re cold? I’ve got a sweater and a blanket for backup. You’re hungry? No need to stop – grab that container under your seat. In my work world this means double-checking every battery, light, piece of equipment, wardrobe, and script changes prior to a shoot.  Actually, I prefer three checks and leaving an hour ahead of schedule.

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Success Story: StikBots Plus Something’s Awry Production’s Unique Sense of Humor Add Up to Over 35 Million Views

Success Story: StikBots Plus Something’s Awry Production’s Unique Sense of Humor Add Up to Over 35 Million Views

Working with Zing Toys we created eight videos to help introduce five new lines of toys and movie sets last year. Each one was created with tongue firmly in cheek and humor that cleverly juxtapositioned the simplicity of the StikBot toys with the epicness of the story. Techniques like breaking the fourth wall and parody of classic movie tropes…

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Success Story: HOT WHEELS Music Video Series

Success Story: HOT WHEELS Music Video Series

With the growing trend of shareable MTV music-inspired videos online it is only natural that Hot Wheels take the next evolutionary step of music-inspired video content. Something’s Awry Productions was chosen to produce an entertaining Hot Wheels music-focused Episodic Video Series for YouTube that was fun, exciting and shareable.

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Even More Film Festivals

Even More Film Festivals

While we have been busy filming, our resident screenwriter Nik has been equally busy working on short films and stageplays- congrats to him for his recent festival successes!

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Hot Wheels Music Video Series

Hot Wheels Music Video Series

Hot Wheels and music may not seem like an obvious association at first, but with the growing trend of shareable MTV music-inspired videos online it is only natural that a fun and exciting brand like Hot Wheels take the next evolutionary step of music-inspired video...

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Fall is Film Festival Season!

Fall is Film Festival Season!

Fall is film festival season!  We are happy to be a part of so many wonderful festivals this year.  If you are in Seattle, Chicago, New York, Provo or Hollywood be sure to attend these fine festivals to see our films and so many other fabulous productions!

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Something Awry’s Awards

Something Awry’s Awards

Here's a little list of the love we've received from the industry. Winner Best of Festival and Best 2D Animation Walt Disney Family Museum Teen Animation Festival 2017 Winner Best Animation CineYouth 2017 Nominated for Video of the Year and Best Animated Video by...

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Success Story: LEGO Yellow Submarine

Success Story: LEGO Yellow Submarine

Working with Tongal, we came up with a storyline that was fun and reminiscent of the movie The Yellow Submarine. Combining stop motion animation and psychedelic 2D elements drawn by Actuality Films gave the visuals a suitably ‘trippy’ feel.

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