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8-Bit Pop Culture Remakes

The Lego Thriller by Annette Jung is Building-Block Infused

— September 13, 2013 — Art & Design
The Lego Thriller by Annette Jung remakes the original pop classic and its iconic music video using the colored building blocks. Made with solely lego pieces, the stop-motion animation was made in collaboration with Talking Animals studio.

Annette Jung's inspiring animation uses the number one single's original video sound and replays its memorable scenes in 8-Bit form. Known for its cinematic storyline and sophisticated use of special effects, Michael Jackson's music video for Thriller paved the way for theatrical music videos and still remains one of the best and most recognized musical clips to date.

Paying tribute to the life and music of legendary pop icon Michael Jackson, the Lego Thriller animation uses building blocks as its clever and inspiring medium.
Trend Themes
1. 8-bit Remakes - The trend of remaking popular media content in 8-bit form presents an opportunity for nostalgia and creative reinterpretations.
2. Stop-motion Animation - The use of stop-motion animation in film and advertising offers a unique and engaging way to tell stories and capture attention.
3. Collaborative Art - Collaborations between artists and studios result in innovative and visually compelling projects, such as Annette Jung's Lego Thriller animation.
Industry Implications
1. Entertainment - The entertainment industry can explore opportunities to create new experiences and merchandise around 8-bit remakes and stop-motion animations.
2. Art and Design - Artists and designers can leverage the trend of collaborative art to produce engaging and visually stunning projects, like Annette Jung's Lego Thriller.
3. Advertising and Marketing - The use of stop-motion animation in advertising campaigns can capture audience attention and create memorable brand experiences.
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