I directed this music video for CAL, the lead singer of the hit band Timeflies, for his new single “So Cal” while working with Google Earth. This is the first music video to use Google Earth’s new 3D mapping program,…
This is the first music video to use Google Earth’s new 3D mapping program, Google Earth Studio. We used it to take viewers on an aerial tour of Los Angeles, the city that inspired the song.
When I heard Google Earth had been 3D mapping the world and creating software that allows you to place a camera anywhere in, I knew I wanted to use it for this project. The only problem was getting permission to use it. There wasn’t a lot of info about the project or the team behind it. So I posted in a chat room to ask for help. The very next day Google Earth Studio wrote back. And a few days later, we had the permission that we needed.
Thank you to Google for believing in this project and for building this amazing tech. And thank you to Jeb Hardwick for the incredible work putting VFX over it.