Did Apple Just Rip Off OK Go’s Music Video?

10 09 2014

Hell yes!

I went to see OK GO live in Vancouver a few weeks back. Their music is great, but their video work and live performance is amazing. Such innovative visuals. Remember the treadmills? They even managed to do a 3D optical illusion live in the theatre… for the entire audience!

Check out the piece on Mashable: Did Apple Just Rip Off OK Go’s Music Video?.

Basically Apple approached OK GO to do a piece for the recent iPhone 6 launch. Discussions went nowhere, so Apple just ripped off their style and video anyway…. classy!

OK GO video (Thanks youtube):

Apple video (Thanks again youtube):

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11 09 2014
lanceleuven

That video was really well done. It must have taken so much work. Fair to them. But, yes, Apple patently ripped them off. I’m pretty sure that a large part of an advertisers job these days is to scour the internet looking for orignal ideas to…ahem…”borrow”. I’ve seen it so many times.

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