More from Moonbot Studios

Media can be disgustingly invasive.  About the point I’m ready to quit the modern life and run screaming into a cabin in the woods, someone uses media to tell a story with such grace and beauty that it makes me reconsider.

Like the time I discovered The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore.   I continue to be impressed and amazed by the talented creativity of the folks at Moonbot Studios.   From films to books to apps, they tell stories with breathtaking beauty.  I am a devoted fan.

Here are two more offerings from Moonbot to add to the collection:

1. The Scarecrow – A few months ago I ran across the new Chipotle ad. I fell hook line and sinker for the combination of one of my favorite restaurants and the team at Moonbot.

Regardless of your stance on sustainable farming, this short film/advertisement is captivating. I enjoyed reading an interview The Week did with Brandon Oldenburg and Limbert Fabian, the short’s co-directors. I did NOT enjoy reading a few other articles sprinkled about the internet talking about The Scarecrow. People can be really nasty.

So I’m ignoring the cynics and critics and openly saying I love this short film for its artistry and creative imagination and yes, even its message.

2. The Numberlys – As I was reading about The Scarecrow, I discovered that the Moonbot team had designed and delivered an app that is part film, part interactive storybook. Its wonderful and I am going to have a blast introducing it to the students I work with.

Have fun watching a tour of Moonbot Studios. What a magical place to work! Has a sort of Pixar flair. Maybe instead of a cabin in the woods I’ll just run down to their place in Louisiana. And stop at every Chipotle on the way.


Your Words Matter, Comment Kindly

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.