GET DOWN: THE INFLUENCE OF JAMES BROWN
EPISODIO 2 “FUNKY PRESIDENT”

This second episode explores the fascinating and unpredictable political vision of James Brown while following the influence of his second most sampled song of all time, “Funky President (People It’s Bad)”. By touching on the civil rights movement and Brown’s seminal “Say It Loud – I’m Black and I’m Proud,” Funky President shows how James Brown, as well as his musical companions and successors, has been able to foster social change and increase political concern from an African-American perspective.

Additional research provided by WhoSampled.

With the participation of:
Fred wesley
Vince Wilburn Jr.
Andre Torres
Breakbeat lou

DESIGN AND ANIMATION

The second episode focused on the more social and patriotic face of JB and we decided that the stars and stripes would be present throughout the episode.

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FINAL FRAMES

A quick look at the episode through some of the styleframes we made for the project.

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A HIDDEN VIDEO CLIP

To underline the importance of the title song of the episode, we created a kind of mini lyric-video to accompany it as it plays.

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THANKS FOR YOUR TIME