How George Lucas Gave Robot Chicken His Blessing   Leave a comment

Seth Green, Matt Senreich and John Harvatine IV are essentially three friends who made the kind of sketch comedy they wanted to –- stop motion animation parodies with action figures and toys –- and turned it into an Emmy Award winning series, while remarkably still staying friends and, perhaps more impressively, not pissing off George Lucas.

Seth Green, Matt Senreich and John Harvatine IV are essentially three friends who made the kind of sketch comedy they wanted to –- stop motion animation parodies with action figures and toys –- and turned it into an Emmy Award winning series, while remarkably still staying friends and, perhaps more impressively, not pissing off George Lucas.

The creative team was in New York this week for a New York Comic Con panel where they, along with Vimeo, launched their first-ever online character animation course, under the auspices of their studio: Stoopid Buddy Stoodio. Green recalled that, when they first started creating their shorts, the primary goal was to do sketch comedy that broke the Saturday Night Live mold, which often seemed constrained by commercial breaks.

 

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