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We were asked to write a song for this year’s Academy Awards…
Unfortunately, it wasn’t chosen because it was “financially and logistically impossible”, so for fun we thought we’d share the rough storyboards of what would have been a fully shot, star-studded
music video of exorbitant cost.
All vocals and visuals are temp, so please use
your imagination and enjoy!

Composer: Greg Chun
Demo singing by: Greg Chun, Baraka May, (and us)
Graphics/Editing by: Olney Atwell, Daniel Reitzenstein, (and us)