Fame is a provocative electro-pop song that conjures a trance-like spell. The Imagematic scenes evoke emotions into a future that doesn’t quite yet exist—a choice between an everyday life or fame and fortune. The illusion and ambitious pursuit of wealth can ultimately affect one’s ego.
Kids of America
About Patrick Smith animator
Patrick Smith is an installation artist, animator and filmmaker. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. His formative years were spent as a storyboard artist for Walt Disney, and animation director for MTV’s Daria and the Emmy-nominated Downtown. Wikipedia
About kids of America
A dystopian reality shatters a youthful summer day, dragging multitudes of kids into a dark robot-controlled factory and transforming them all into Huxleyan cyborgs. One brave soul resists and re-conquers his reality, turning the technical beasts against the oppressors. “Kids of America” is an animated music video that explores the depths of technological manipulation and dependence, illustrating a victory of the mind that occurs even within the context of artificial brain implants, robot-controlled assembly lines, and six-legged remote control robotic dogs.