Wave Twisters


Wave Twisters

Infobox Film | name = Wave Twisters


caption = DVD Cover
director = Eric Henry & Syd Garon
producer = Yogafrog
writer = Doug Cunningham
Syd Garon
Eric Henry
DJ Q-Bert (story)
starring =
music = DJ Q-Bert
cinematography =
editing = Rodney Ascher
Kim Bica
Syd Garon
Eric Henry
Carol Lynn Weaver
distributor = Thud Rumble
released = 2001
runtime = 46 min.
language = English
budget =
preceded_by =
followed_by =
imdb_id = 0291559

"Wave Twisters" (2001) is a completely animated film, also known as the first turntablism-based musical. It is based on DJ Q-Bert's album of the same name.

A crew of heroes is determined to save the lost arts of Hip Hop. Break Dancing, Graffiti, MCing, and DJing from total extinction. The lost arts are being oppressed throughout inner-space by lord Ook and his evil minions the Chinheads. The dental commander Dr. Julio Azul DDS, assumed to be secretary Honey Drips, Dental Hygenist/Robot Rubbish, and Grandpa have a series of adventures, synch'd to the music. Armed with the ancient relic known as the Wave Twister (a small turntable/wristwatch, the only weapon powerful enough to defeat the enemies), they travel to the far ends of inner-space for a final confrontation with the sinister army of oppressors. The film ends with the team teaching the liberated the lost fundamentals of hip hop.

The film is entirely scripted to match the DJ Q-Bert recording. As such, it can seem a little disjointed at times. It was produced digitally using Adobe After Effects and a relatively small team of animators.

External links

* [http://www.hiphop-network.com/archives/outsidevideos/wavetwisters/wavetwistertrailer1.asp Movie Trailer]
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0291559/ IMDB]
* [http://www.ifilm.com/ifilmdetail/2397153 IFILM]
* [http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000060PDJ/ Amazon.com]


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