Sneaux Shoes on Human Skateboard

Sneaux Shoes (pronounced Snow Shoes) has launched a consumer-generated video campaign with a stop-motion video of a human skateboard. The professional TV ad features a skateboarder using another kid as a “human skateboard” and performing classic skateboarding tricks like ollies, grinds and 360s.

Sneaux Shoes Human Skateboarding


Click on the image below to play the Human Skateboard video in YouTube

Sneaux Shoes, the skateboarding sneaker company, was founded in 2005 in association with Steve-O of Jackass fame. Previous advertising campaigns developed by MFP have included the Sneaux Shoes Circus.

Credits

The Sneaux Shoes human skateboard campaign was developed at MFP (Margeotes Fertitta Powell), New York, by chief creative officer Neil Powell, creative director Luca Grelli, producer Dan Kaplan, art director Kris Delaney, copywriter Mary Williams, managing director Lisa Fabiano, account supervisor Marnie Baretz, and account executive Aly Christianson.

Filming was directed by PES, (Adam Pesapane) via Anonymous Content, with animator/cinematographer Ivan Abel and producer Greg Jones.

PES created the film entirely in-camera (Canon D20) and on location through the use of a stop-motion animation technique known as pixilation. Says PES: “This spot is a great example of the breadth of stop-motion. If something exists in the real world, it can be animated.”

Editing and sound design was done by Sam Welch at Homestead Editorial, New York.

See the user-generated Human Skateboard videos at http://youtube.com/group/humanskateboard.

  • http://txadv.blogspot.com David

    More insight behind the spot can be found here at The Ranch.

  • Simon

    Its not User Generated – PES made it. Duh!

  • http://theinspirationroom.com/daily Duncan

    Simon the PES-directed video has been used to launch the user-generated online campaign where people send in their own human skateboard films.

  • JabbaJaw

    Very funny human skateboard indeed:)) I would like to see how you mount bones reds bearings on that:))

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