Five days is the amount of time it took to create the viral video taking social networks by storm, showing the human body’s scoring hoops in a basketball court. The video has already been viewed more than 4.8 million times, arousing positive vibes as denizens react to creativity that appears to have inched a notch higher.
The stop motion video is the work of Samuel Grubbs a famous social media influencer. In collaboration with House of Highlights, The two took two days to figure out how to make everything work. It all started with buying a pressure washer used to clean the whole car park on which the video was shot.
In the video, a man can be seen lying on the floor in a particular pose. Another man is seeing spraying the formers body to create an image or a shadow of a person playing basketball. In the later stages, the video shows the outline of the person as captured on the concrete space dribbling a basketball before shooting into a hoop.
Captioned ‘this is the craziest video you will see today,’ the video has lived up to expectations going viral and eliciting more than 4.8 million views. Viewers are especially intrigued by how the creators figured out everything to come up with the masterpiece.
Patience and commitment required to pull out the stunt is out of this world. For starters, the creators had to contend with the sun constantly evaporating the water that was supposed to form the outline of the human body.
However, as it stands, the hard work did payout as the video has attracted millions of views on Instagram and YouTube. One person is seen commenting that he has never seen so much commitment and patience like this in his life. Another viewer is heard acknowledging that the ball bouncing off the base of a human outline lying down is the best part of the viral clip.
Creative Content Creation
The viral stop-motion video underscores how people have become increasingly creative in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Content creation has inched a notch higher as people are left with too much time on their hands with so little to do.
With entertainment, joints shut down as part of social distancing policies put in place to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus people are increasingly turning to online platforms such as YouTube and Instagram for their routine dose of entertainment.
In return, online content creators earn huge sums of money on their content and videos going viral. Platforms such as YouTube are known to pay handsomely whenever such videos attract huge viewership as it goes a long way in attracting ad spend from some of the biggest brands along with such videos.