Best ever! Ok Go never fail to surprise me.
Is this 100% real? Or is it a mix of green screen and animation?
One thing for sure, it takes a lot of practice…
…And clever/creative use of the flying camera drone.
How did they do it?
- 2328 umbrellas
- 1 camera drone (UAV)
- 1 continuous shoot
- 2.6 million YouTube views in 1 day
- 1 month rehearsal
- 4 days to film
- 44 takes / 11 complete routine / 3 takes ok
- manual and GPS-controlled
- 700m (half a mile) up in the final scene
- actual movement in slow mo, sped up in edit
- released on Oct. 27, 2014
- created in Chiba, Japan, outside of Tokyo
- Japanese director Morihiro Harano
- Multi-Copter Pilot Kenji Yasuda
- featuring J-pop band Perfume as production crew at the start
- featuring Honda scooter chairs - UNI-CUBs
- and the 4 brilliant American Ok Go talents