Google Is Celebrating Android Lollipop With This Goofy, South Park-esque Animated Video

Where Is Google's Newest OS? Whoomp! There It Is

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Google just announced that the 13th major release of its Android operating system, Android 5.0, is called Lollipop -- and that's definitely a cause for celebration among the characters in this goofy animated video. The big "reveal" of the new product goes awry at the start of a stage presentation -- which may or may not be a comment on the elaborate launch spectacles that at least one Google competitor is known for -- but all is forgiven when the emcee finally presents Lollipop and the crowd goes wild. Cue Tag Team's "Whoomp! (There It Is)" and a tagline: "Introducing Lollipop: the sweetest Android release yet." The South Park-esque video was directed by Dan & Jason (Dan Abdo and Jason Patterson) via New York production company Hornet for Google Creative Lab.
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Credits
Date
Oct 15, 2014
Agency:
Hornet
Client:
Google
Director:
Dan Abdo
Director:
Jason Patterson
Executive Producer:
Jan Stebbins
Producer:
Cathy Kwan
Producer:
Marty Geren
Editor:
RJ Glass
Editor:
Stephanie Andreou
Animation Director:
Mike Luzzi
2D Animator:
Blake Patrick
2D Animator:
Courtney Vonada
2D Animator:
Casey Drogin
2D Animator:
Christine Kwon
2D Animator:
Frank Suarez
2D Animator:
Isam Prado
2D Animator:
Jacob Kafka
2D Animator:
Keelmy Carlo
2D Animator:
Mark Pecoraro
2D Animator:
Meredith Nolan
2D Animator:
Nivedita Sekar
2D Animator:
Tim Beckhardt
2D Intern:
Angela DeVito
2D Intern:
Natalie Labarre
Lead Compositor:
John Harrison
Compositor:
Stephanie Andreou
Compositor:
Ted Wiggin
Production Coordinator:
Erika Bettencourt
Audio Mix & Sound Design:
Huma-Huma

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