Davy Crockett in Outer Space

A music video for They Might Be Giants. The walls of a preschool classroom come to life to retell the legacy of American folk hero, Davy Crockett. There’s much more then we were told!
This music video is part of “Here Comes Science” CD/DVD set.


Making of blog post ——>CLICK

Client: Playhouse Disney / They Might Be Giants
Music: They Might Be Giants
Director: Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata, David Cowles
Animator: Max Porter & Ru Kuwahata
Animation production: Tiny Inventions

1st place: commissioned music video Kalamazoo Film Festival, US (’09)
2nd place: sponsored film over 2 min ASIFA East Animation Festival, US (’09)
Honorable Mention Kids Film Festival ( Brooklyn International Film Festival) , US (’09)
Director’s choice- Black Maria Film & Video Festival (’09)
Animac, Spain (’09)
Anifest, Czech Republic(’09)
Animated Tales, US (’09)
Boston Underground Film Festival, US (’09)
Redstick International Animation Festival, US (’09)
Film Festival Zlin, Czech Republic (’09)
Rochester High Falls Int Film Festival, US (’09)
Anima Mundi, Brazil (’09)
In the Palace Short Film Festival, Bulgaria (’09)
SICAF, Korea (’09)
International Animated Film Festival KROK, Ukraine/Russia (’09)
Children’s Film Festival GALICJA, Poland (’09)
ANIMEST int animation festival, Romania (’09)
Holland Animation Film Festival, The Netherlands (’09)
Anima – Cordoba Int Animation Festival, Argentina (’09)
SoDak Animation Festival, USA (’09)
Premio Simona Gesmundo Corti d’animazione, Italy (’09)
Barcelona International Children’s Television Festival, Spain (’09)
Children’s Film Festival Seattle, US (’09)
Redcat Int Children’s Film Festival, US (’09)
Taiwan International Children’s Film Festival, Taiwan (’10)
Providence Children’s Film Festival, USA (’10)
Citrus Film Festival, USA (’10)
Children Festival in Barcelona, Spain (’10)
Animage International Animation Festival, Brazil (’10)
National Gallery of Art Washington DC, USA (’10)
The Cape Ann Community Cinema, USA (’11)
HOOT family film festival, USA (’11)