“Internet Surfer” Showcases Celebrity YouTube Channels | SoKrispyMedia

“Internet Surfer” Showcases Celebrity YouTube Channels | SoKrispyMedia

SoKrispyMedia‘s 360/VR production, “Internet Surfer” is a collaboration with other well-known Youtubers. The video’s main character, Eric Leigh, is sucked into his Grandmother’s computer, and travels into the worlds of various celebrity YouTubers (Jamie Costa, Corridor Digital, Zach King,  Cyanide & Happiness, Lindsey Rempalski), interrupting their daily lives. A great 360° collaboration, SoKrispyMedia uses their 360° technical expertise and storytelling prowess to weave a story together with all the diverse talent.

The video is a sequel to Channel Surfer, SoKrispyMedia’s first 360 video production. A big shout-out to SoKrispy for using Mettle 360/VR plugins with Adobe software for 360/VR post-production.

SoKrispyMedia uses Mettle SkyBox plugins with Adobe software in their production pipeline.

SoKrispyMedia (Sam Wickert and Eric Leigh) have been making Youtube videos for their popular channel since 2009. Childhood friends, they have basically grown up with the medium, making content that is fun for for them to create, and appeals to their use base (413,882 subscribers • 103,278,833 views).

Sam Wickert explains:

“I was inspired to make this video alongside many of the talented filmmakers and creators Eric and I have met running our YouTube channel, SoKrispyMedia, throughout the years. We originally wanted to complete this video a year ago, but opted towards originally making it’s predecessor, Channel Surfer, which allowed us to practice our VR filmmaking and create a demo to pitch to many of the talented filmmakers involved with “Internet Surfer”. We felt this piece was necessary to create in 3D VR because it creates an intimate relationship with the audience as they follow with Eric through the various worlds of the different internet creators.”

Internet Surfer | SoKrispyMedia

Eric Leigh crashes into Lindsey Rempalski‘s world.

SkyBox Studio V2 is part of Mettle’s comprehensive 360/VR post-production tools.

Eric enters the world of Cyanide & Happines, transformed into a cartoon character.

Corridor Digital has their turn with Eric.

The video is Sterescopic Over/Under format.

Chalk Warfare 3.0, an earlier success of SoKrispyMedia at 18M+ Views.

“Internet Surfer” Credits

Created by: Sam Wickert & Eric Leigh
Produced By: Brandon Padveen
Featured Creators: Jamie Costa, Sam Gorski & Niko Pueringer of Corridor Digital, Zach King, Lindsey Rempalski, Cyanide & Happiness
Production Design: Alex Lubow
Post Audio & Music by Impossible Acoustic Sound Design: Brendan J. Hogan, Jamie Hunsdale, Catherine Grealish (Composition)
Executive Producers: Clint Kisker, Anthony Batt, Luis Blackaller, Gigi Pritzker
Special Thanks to: Reality One, WEVR, Radiant Images, Mettle, Siv Rajagopal, Luke Snedecor, Jackie Gorman, Joan Matis (Granny)

Eric Leigh and Sam Wickert

SoKrispyMedia: Sam Wickert & Eric Leigh

Sam and Eric are childhood friends whose complimentary talents create a one of a kind working relationship. From their start as YouTubers, they are known for their unique brand of creativity, and have produced a wide range of high quality products, most recently in the virtual reality space.

Mettle Skybox Suite has joined Adobe.

Mettle Skybox Suite of plugins will be exclusively available as part of your Creative Cloud membership through deep, native integration with Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC. Adobe Creative Cloud will offer an end to end experience for crafting rich and compelling VR/360 experiences.  

 Learn more – Adobe and Mettle VR: 360 degrees better

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