King for Hire

Created for Toronto hip-hop duo MAGNOLIUS, the artists gave Gazelle Automations’ Justin T. Lee free rein to make whatever the track conjured in his head.

The final music video is a combination of 3-D stop-motion puppet animation, classical 2-D animation, and digital hand-painted backgrounds … and is about a world of cannibalistic robot teddy bears and a giant malevolent phonograph. Of course.