YUSUF McCOY
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Ghosts

Project

Ghosts Lyric Music Video

Year

2015

Role

Director
Animator
Concept artist

Outline

The concept of ‘Ghosts’ follows a man as he falls into the ocean. The underwater scenery serves as a calm place to think and reflect on the history he shared with his loved one.

 

Process

Storyboards

 

Here are a few of the storyboards I made to try and capture the feel and tone of the video.

 
 

Process

Design Frames

 

This was the first project that I had the privilege to direct and be given creative freedom over. Here are glimpses of some of my favorite animated moments from the video.

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I'm trying to clear my head, walking these shores

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Standing in the waves in the moonlight

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When you feel dead inside, you only see ghosts

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Little memories refusing to let go.


Credits

Record Label: Pretty Damn Tough Records
Production Company: Simian Design Group
Director Representation: LARK Content
Director: Yusuf McCoy
Producer: Kyle Cogan
Animation and Design: Yusuf McCoy, Adam Kane, Marty Kane, and Kyle Cogan.