Electric Car

A music video for They Might Be Giants that uses mixed media animation.
Animal come out of hiding as an electric car rolls silently across the landscape. The drivers, a girl and her dog, welcome the world to join them as they journey into a new day.
This music video is part of “Here Comes Science” CD/DVD set.
Read “Making Of Electric Car”.



Client: Playhouse Disney / They Might Be Giants
Music: They Might Be Giants
Director: Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata
Animator: Adam Sacks, Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata & Erin Kilkenny
Production Assistant: Vanessa Appleby
Animation production: Tiny Inventions

3rd prize: sponsor film over 2 minutes, ASIFA-East (’10)
Animarte, Chile & Argentina (’09)
Children’s Film Festival Seattle, US (’10)
Redcat Int Children’s Film Festival, US (’10)
Animac, Spain (’10)
New York International Children’s Film Festival, US (’10)
Providence Children’s Film Festival, US (’10)
FILMETS Badalona Film Festivall, special children screening, SPAIN (’10)
Sprockets Toronto International Film Festival for Children, Canada (’10)
Citrus Film Festival, US (’10)
Cortoons festival, Italy (’10)
Anima Basauri, Spain (’10)
Zagreb Animation Festival, Croatia (’10)
360 I 365 Film Festival Rochester (’10)
SICAF, Korea (’10)
Kids Film Festival, USA (’10)
Anima Mundi, Brazil (’10)
The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, USA (’10)
1 Reel Film Festival / Bumbershoot, USA (’10)
Asheville Int Children’s Film Festival, USA (’10)
Busan Int Kids Film Festival, Korea (’10)
Ottawa International Animation Festival, Canada (’10)
Anim’est, Romania (’10)
CutOut Fest, Mexico (’10)
Int Animation Film Festival Tindirindis, Lithuania (’10)
Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, USA (’10)
Int Film Festival for children SCHLINGEL, Germany (’10)
Film Columbia, USA (’10)
St.Anne’s Short Film Festival, USA (’10)
Hamptons International Film Festival, USA (’10)
Int fest of contemporary animation & Media-Art LINOLEUM, Russia (’10)
Cinanima, Portugal (’10)
Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival, USA (’10)
Red Stick International Animation Festival, USA (’10)
Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, USA (’11)
Winter International Festival of Arts, Russia (’11)
Anirmau, Spain (’11)
EcoCup Film Festival, Russia (’11)
Big Eyes, Big Minds Singapore Int Children’s Film Festival, Singapore (’11)
International Film Festival Cine-Jeune, France (’11)
Flatpack Festival, UK (’11)
HOOT family film festival, USA (’11)
Children’s Film Festival Rochester, USA (’11)
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, USA (’11)
Fest Anca, Slovakia (’11)  
Green Film Festival in Seoul, Korea (’11)
CineEco, Portugal (’11)
Square Eyes / New Zealand Children’s Film Foundation, New Zealand (’11)
Greentopia, USA (’11)
El Meu Primer Festival, Spain (’11)
International Environmental Film Festival, Mexico (’12)
Green Film Festival Chicago, USA (’12)
Filmoteca de Catalunya, Spain (’12)
La Caixa Foundation “Talented Animators”, Spain (’12)
Lahore Int Children’s Film Festival, Pakistan (’12)
Childish Films ( Minneapolis-St.Paul Int Film Festival), USA (’13)
Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival, UAE (’13)
Rochester International Children’s Film Festival- Best of the Fest, USA (’15)
Environmental Film Festival Reel Earth, New Zealand (’17)