CONTRIBUTE HERE
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WRITERS: Write a Script for the History Repeats Itself: Botched Assassinations short film. Please use THIS OUTLINE as a reference.

CONTRIBUTE HERE

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WRITERS: Write a Script for the History Repeats Itself: Botched Assassinations short film. Please use THIS OUTLINE as a reference.

CONTRIBUTE HERE

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EVERYONE: Contribute examples of Animal Spies throughout History.

Died on the Toilet collab: CONTRIBUTE HERE

Botched Assassinations collab: CONTRIBUTE HERE

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EVERYONE: Contribute Stories & Facts about notable figures who Died on the Toilet and failed Assassinations attempts throughout history.

CONTRIBUTE HERE

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WRITERS: Contribute Stories, Personal Experiences, or Historical Facts about Blackouts.

CONTRIBUTE HERE

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WRITERS: Write examples of History Repeating Itself for each of THESE THEMES

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CLICK HERE to watch Season 1’s “History Repeats Itself” cartoon


CALLING ALL ARTISTS!
 

I’m starting a collaboration RE: The Future, which will be a potential theme for one of our Season 2 episodes - RECord your thoughts, write a story, draw a picture, or make a song regarding this theme.

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ALL ARTISTS: Write a story, draw a picture, or make a song regarding this theme.

EVERYONE W/ A CAMERARECord a video testimonial regarding this theme, or specifically answer:

  • "Do you have a fear of the future? If so, why?"
  • "Do you envision the future being positive or negative, and why?"
  • "Do you think the technology of the future will bring us together or make us disconnected?"
  • "How much control do you think we each have over our own individual futures?"
  • "What are the differences between a Child, Teenager, and Adult’s perspective of the future?"
  • "What are some examples of false predictions of the future throughout history? How has the Media affected our expectations of the future?"
  • "Has a decision you’ve made affected your future in a way you never predicted?"

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Contribute to the “RE: THE FUTURE” collab HERE!

CALLING ALL MUSICIANS & CURATORS!

We’ve got a great animated short film by wirrow for our collaboration "History Repeats Itself," and now it’s time to score it.

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MUSICIANS & CURATORS: Compose - or curate pieces of music from the site - for the score to each section of “History Repeats Itself” HERE - http://bit.ly/1cQaqVw. Please refer to THESE NOTES - http://bit.ly/1a2434U - for creative direction.

NOTE: Please contribute your Audio Records or Curated Albums by Friday, January 17th. Thanks!

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Contribute to the “HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF” collab HERE!

"HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF" VISUAL REQUEST LIST

CALLING ALL ILLUSTRATORS AND GRAPHIC DESIGNERS: Here is the *NEW* Visual Request List for the “History Repeats Itself” Short Film we’re making together for our RE: Patterns TV episode. CONTRIBUTE HERE

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NOTE: Please refer to THIS SCRIPT and THIS VOICE OVER for additional References.

ADDITIONAL NOTE: Check out THIS MOOD BOARD by wirrow as a visual reference.

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VISUAL REQUEST LIST

* Newspaper/Pamphlet Clipping Mock-Ups (in the style of each era)

  • London Plague articles
  • Haley’s Comet articles
  • Y2K articles
  • Advertisement clippings for nuclear shelters, prayer groups, etc.
  • Leaflets with various religious warnings

* Miscellaneous Paper Texture Scans, including:

  • Old Paper
  • Dated Journal Paper
  • Lined Paper
  • Graph Paper
  • Post-Its
  • Ink-Stained Paper
  • Paper w/ Scribblings on it

* Scrapbook elements, including:

* Felt Pen Illustrations of:

  • Computers
  • Rats
  • Skulls
  • Sick People (dying of the Plague)
  • Scared People (terrified of explosions)

* Hand-Drawn Fonts (in Pen, Felt Pen, or Pencil) of the following Title Cards:

  • 1666
  • 1910
  • 2000
  • The End

* Specific Themed Ephemera, including:

  • Biology/Chemistry Drawings
  • Miscellaneous Diagrams
  • X-Ray Scans
  • Microscopic Photo Slides
  • "Poison" Symbols & Warning Labels
  • "Plague" Themed Sketches
  • Astrophysics Papers, Diagrams, and Bits

* Additional Images & Illustrations:

  • Computer “Error” Messages (Windows 2000-era graphics)
  • Blank Book Cover Scan (plain book - with no text on it - that looks old)

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CONTRIBUTE TO THE “HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF” COLLAB HERE

VISUAL REQUEST LIST: Political Action 2

ILLUSTRATORS & GRAPHIC DESIGNERS: Illustrate and design the visuals below for our political satire “Political Action 2” which is gonna be for our TV episode RE: Games. CONTRIBUTE HERE

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NOTE: Please refer to THIS SCRIPT for additional details.

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ILLUSTRATIONS

* CHARACTERS

  • Politician’s Wife
  • Politician’s Kids
  • Black Cocker Spaniel
  • The backs of Journalists
  • Babies to kiss
  • Steel Workers
  • Veterans in Hospitals
  • Teacher’s Union Members
  • Farmers
  • Coffee Shop Patrons
  • The Political Opponent

* PROPS

  • Flag
  • Podium
  • Presidential Seal

* CUT SCENE BACKGROUNDS

  • Curtains
  • Bus
  • Living Room
  • Polling Place
  • The White House

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GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • 2 Newspapers w/ these Headlines: 1) CONFIDENT CANDIDATE, 2) CANDIDATE WINS THE NOMINATION
  • Title Screen: POLITICAL ACTION 2: CRUSADE OF THE CANDIDATE

LEVEL 1 DESIGNS (everything is 2D and flat)

  • Create Side-Scrolling World
  • Design Dollars and Super Dollar
  • Design Donors
  • Design Celebrity Endorsement Star
  • Design Super PAC

LEVEL 2 DESIGNS (everything is seen from a bird’s eye view)

  • Design Top-Down World - STREET
  • Design Public Opinion Meter
  • Design Bus - The Stump Mobile
  • Design Traffic
  • Design Street Signs
  • Design Photo Op Zones
  • Design Buildings
  • Design TV Studio
  • Design Iowa Corn Fields
  • Design New Hampshire Snow Drifts
  • BONUS: Photo Op Zone
  • BONUS: Living Room Props - Couch, Framed Artwork, Rifle, etc. 
  • BONUS: Tear Drop

LEVEL 3 DESIGNS (everything is side view)

  • Design Exotic Fighting Back drop — Washington D.C. The Capitol Building / The Washington Monument type of look.
  • Impact effects when punches are landed — Sonic waves and balls of energy.

LEVEL 4 DESIGNS (everything is side view)

  • Design single screen game world with gaps on the top that states can fall through. Different Platforms to Jump to.
  • Design States that fall from above. Large and recognizable.

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Thanks!

VISUAL REQUEST LIST: History Repeats Itself

ANIMATORS & VISUAL ARTISTS: Here is the Visual Request List for the “History Repeats Itself” Short Film we’re making together for our RE: Patterns TV episode. CONTRIBUTE HERE

Please refer to THIS VOICE OVER when creating visuals.

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ILLUSTRATIONS

  • Draw the Earth
  • Draw people fleeing London
  • Draw London
  • Draw the Great Fire
  • Draw London, post fire
  • Draw a Title Card of 1666
  • Draw Sir Isaac Newton
  • Draw the colors of the Rainbow
  • Draw a Title Card of 1910
  • Draw Haley’s Comet
  • Draw the Dangerous Chemical of Haley’s Comet
  • Draw the Scaremongers
  • Draw the Anti-Comet Sellers
  • Draw the Gas Masks & Misc. Anti-Comet Merchandise
  • Draw the Gas Mask Seller
  • Draw a Title Card of 1999
  • Draw the Computer Technology of 1999
  • Draw the Survivalists preparing for Y2K
  • Draw the setting of New Year’s Eve, 1999
  • Draw the Fireworks Explosions
  • Draw a Title Card of THE END

ANIMATIONS

  • Animate the 1666 Scenes
  • Animate the 1910 Scenes
  • Animate the 1999 Scenes

VISUAL ARTISTS & ANIMATORS:  Animate & Illustrate THESE VISUALS for “History Repeating Itself.” Please refer to THIS VOICE OVER. CONTRIBUTE HERE

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Come work w/ us!

ILLUSTRATORS & ANIMATORS: Watch THIS VIDEO and then draw & animate THESE “A CHICKEN IS A CHICKEN” ELEMENTS into a cartoon. CONTRIBUTE HERE

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Come work w/ us!

CALLING EVERYONE W/ A CAMERA!

Give us your opinions on remixing for our TV episode RE: Patterns. RECord yourself answering the 3 questions below for our “Untitled Remix Documentary.” CONTRIBUTE HERE

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REMIX QUESTIONS

1) Give an example of a remix in history. Think of something that many people might not think was a remix.

2) When did you remix something that someone else created? What was that experience like? Be specific.

3) When has something you created been remixed? What did it feel like? Be specific.

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Thanks again <3

J

ILLUSTRATORS & ANIMATORS: Here’s a list of all the Illustrations to Animate for “The Untitled Neuroscience Documentary” - our Short Doc for the RE: Fantasy episode. CONTRIBUTE HERE

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VISUAL REQUEST LIST

- The World
- Eyes, Ears, Nose, Skin
- Brain web of Neurons
- A Person Daydreaming
- Cavepeople creating, imagining hunt, fire, building shelter, cave painting, etc.
- Capernicus imagining a different organization of solar system
- Einstein riding on light beam
- Planets
- Newton and the apple
- Martin Luther King, Andy Warhol, Steve Jobs
- Brain being Overloaded
- Charles Manson, Vincent Van Gogh
- Athlete imagines a goal or some winning moment
- Musician imagines playing a complicated piece
- Actor imagines a scene for a famous role (i.e. working on Hamlet)
- Inventions: Electricity (light bulb), microchips and cellphones/computers, sky scraper, robotic surgery…
- Areas in need of innovation: disaster areas, cities, farms, the ocean post oil spills/fukushima, transportation!
- Reading Novels
- Watching Movies
- Examples of humans changing behavior due to empathy
- Ripple effect of more empathy in the world, including visions of the future

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NOTE: Please refer to THIS AUDIO BED for an additional reference.

EVERYONE W/ A CAMERA: RECord yourself on Camera answering these 3 questions for our Remix Mini-Doc w/ Jay Smooth & CONTRIBUTE HERE

1) Give an example of a remix in history. Think of something that many people might not think was a remix.

2) When did you remix something that someone else created? What was that experience like? Be specific.

3) When has something you created been remixed? What did it feel like? Be specific.

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Come work w/ us!