Lucky Elephant – ‘Edgar’

Music video I wrote and directed for Lucky Elephant. The music video follows a small toy robot as he travels to a homemade rocket, and flies 95,000 feet up into space. The space scenes were filmed for real, using a small HD camera and a helium weather balloon. You can read the project blog here.

172 Responses to “Lucky Elephant – ‘Edgar’”

  1. [..YouTube..] Amazing guys !

  2. [..YouTube..] @freeridefrolic Hey owen, used a weather balloon which carried the robot, a
    parachute, GoPro HD Camera, and a GPS tracker up to 95,000 feet before it
    popped and came back down to earth!

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  4. [..YouTube..] fuckin awesome.

  5. [..YouTube..] Amahzing. x

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  7. [..YouTube..] I’m proud to live in Bournemouth now!

  8. [..YouTube..] Absolutely beautiful! Favourited!

  9. [..YouTube..] Nice

  10. [..YouTube..] @kempharry that was the popped baloon

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  12. [..YouTube..] I’m lost on the language the song is being sung in. Is it French? The music
    is really nice.

  13. [..YouTube..] @divauno Nope it’s English :) He mostly sings “Farmer in my own farm, In
    out and far, From the high ceilings. In my right pocket my hand, In the
    other one strong little biscuits…” throughout the song.

  14. [..YouTube..] I actually watched the other video 1st (the making of the rocket scene)
    glad i came here afterwards,love the song! :)

  15. [..YouTube..] Edgar is my name too! ^.^

  16. [..YouTube..] edgars the man…or the robot

  17. [..YouTube..] Very enjoyable. Thanks for putting in the extra effort, it shows.

  18. [..YouTube..] Interesting idea! Great vid! I’d emphasize the drums a bit more in the mix though, they sound nice.

  19. [..YouTube..] WOW. Amazing video concept and a great song!

  20. [..YouTube..] I’d like so much to be Edgar.. Seeing girls from the bottom and watching the world like a boss!

  21. [..YouTube..] I live in Bournemouth hehe. Love this song!

  22. [..YouTube..] I live in Bournemouth hehe. Love this song!

  23. [..YouTube..] That’s waaaay outside the box.

  24. [..YouTube..] Is this filmed in Bourmouth? x

  25. [..YouTube..] I have listened to Lucky Elephant before but never saw this until right now. I was pleasantly led here while I was watching weather balloon videos, and saw the making of this. So, I’m sickly obsessed with robots and this made my heart swell so much. This makes me SO happy. I have a sleeve of my favorite robots started on my left arm… I’ve named this video-robot Edgar, and I’m very excited about getting him inked as part of my sleeve. Where can I get my own robot copy? Brand, store, etc…?

  26. [..YouTube..] @ninaeatsnoodles Thanks! Great to hear you like the video and the robot! :) Since making the video, I’ve seen the robot for sale in a couple of comic book stores and also on eBay. The robot is called ‘Mechanical Planet Robot’ made by ‘Ha Ha Toy’ – you should be able to find it on Google.

  27. [..YouTube..] I loved this video so much I bought my own edgar :)

  28. [..YouTube..] @42H4rry Awesome thanks! :)

  29. [..YouTube..] jason bradburys twitter :)

  30. [..YouTube..] I’ve been there! Thats Bournemouth!

  31. [..YouTube..] thumbs up if jason Bradbury bought you here

  32. [..YouTube..] hey sup I live in Bournemouth!

  33. [..YouTube..] Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaceeeeeeee lawlz

  34. [..YouTube..] Spaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaceeeeeeee lawlz

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  36. [..YouTube..] well done getting on go pro’s channel, really like the song too!

  37. [..YouTube..] well done getting on go pro’s channel, really like the song too!

  38. [..YouTube..] this is so cute

  39. [..YouTube..] I plan on buying one!!

  40. [..YouTube..] Bournemouth!

  41. [..YouTube..] Bournemouth!

  42. [..YouTube..] I thought i recognised those gardens and the beach!!! I’m from bournemouth…awesome stuff

  43. [..YouTube..] I thought i recognised those gardens and the beach!!! I’m from bournemouth…awesome stuff

  44. [..YouTube..] @divauno I’m glad I’m not the only one, I thought I had forgotten how to comprehend my own language and got really worried. Brilliant song though, ’tis favourited now.

  45. [..YouTube..] CTFxC FTW!

  46. [..YouTube..] CHARLES TRIPPY!

  47. [..YouTube..] CTFxC brought me here

  48. [..YouTube..] Charles Trippy broguht me here:-)

  49. [..YouTube..] Charles Trippy broguht me here:-)

  50. [..YouTube..] Love this!

  51. [..YouTube..] Love this!

  52. [..YouTube..] thumbs up if youre here cause of Charles!! CTFxC FTW!!

  53. [..YouTube..] CTFxC FTW!! charles sent me here

  54. [..YouTube..] charles tippy ftw!!

  55. [..YouTube..] CTFxC brought me here! Thumbs up if that’s why you’re here!

  56. [..YouTube..] Thumbs up if CTFxC sent you here!

  57. [..YouTube..] Thumbs up if CTFxC sent you here!

  58. [..YouTube..] Thumbs for Charles! :)

  59. [..YouTube..] THUMBS UP FOR CTFXC

  60. [..YouTube..] CTFxC FTW @CharlesTrippy sent me here!

  61. [..YouTube..] charles trippy FTW!!!

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  63. [..YouTube..] Charles sent me! :D

  64. [..YouTube..] CTFXC!!!!!!11 charles sent me! :)

  65. [..YouTube..] Marley Brought me here

  66. [..YouTube..] real life juggarnaut LOL

    #CTFxC

  67. [..YouTube..] Charles Trippy sent us all here! CTFxC FTW!! :)

  68. [..YouTube..] Blah blah blah ctfxc blah blah blah cool video

  69. [..YouTube..] Love it Charles Trippy

  70. [..YouTube..] Ctfxc!

  71. [..YouTube..] What is this robot?

  72. [..YouTube..] Noticed the place, bouremouth

  73. [..YouTube..] fucking awesome

  74. [..YouTube..] fucking awesome

  75. [..YouTube..] Charles Trippy is a powerful man that can really make something get bigger. Thanks for sharing something we may have never heard.

  76. [..YouTube..] Charles Trippy is a powerful man that can really make something get bigger. Thanks for sharing something we may have never heard.

  77. [..YouTube..] Bournemouth Gardens!

  78. [..YouTube..] You guys are brilliant!

  79. [..YouTube..] hey, im an avid ctfxc fan, but i found this video on my own! haha. did charles tweet about it or something? small world!!!

  80. [..YouTube..] @CocoBoydratcliffx hey, im an avid ctfxc fan, but i found this video on my own! haha. did charles tweet about it or something? small world!!!

  81. [..YouTube..] Yeah Charles tweeted it :’D

  82. [..YouTube..] @hey2bad4u Yeah Charles tweeted it :’D

  83. [..YouTube..] Sickest filming, great job on this one. Definitly took it to the next level!

  84. [..YouTube..] My name is Edgar :/ I dont know what to think :D

  85. [..YouTube..] I loved this video AND your comment about buying Edgar, that I bought my son an Edgar. Now we watch this video every night but not without his Edgar, which he affectionately calls his ‘Spaceman.’

  86. [..YouTube..] @42H4rry I loved this video AND your comment about buying Edgar, that I bought my son an Edgar. Now we watch this video every night but not without his Edgar, which he affectionately calls his ‘Spaceman.’

  87. [..YouTube..] I loved this video AND your comment about buying Edgar, that I bought my son an Edgar. Now we watch this video every night but not without his Edgar, which he affectionately calls his ‘Spaceman.’

  88. [..YouTube..] Love this song! <3 Now I want an Edgar :)

  89. [..YouTube..] @les907 thats amazing :) hope your son likes his edgar/spaceman!

  90. [..YouTube..] thats amazing :) hope your son likes his edgar/spaceman!

  91. [..YouTube..] Hi All. Well I am surprised no one caught this yet! Your Edgar is none other than Robbie the Robot who made his 1st appearance in the Movie Forbidden Planet in 1956.
    Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Leslie Nielsen, Anne Francis
    This movie is a cult classic and should be seen by all SciFi Fans!

  92. [..YouTube..] Hi All. Well I am surprised no one caught this yet! Your Edgar is none
    other than Robbie the Robot who made his 1st appearance in the Movie
    Forbidden Planet in 1956. Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Leslie Nielsen, Anne
    Francis This movie is a cult classic and should be seen by all SciFi Fans!

  93. [..YouTube..] phumbs up if your here because of chalet girl:)

  94. [..YouTube..] phumbs up if your here because of chalet girl:)

  95. [..YouTube..] :o can someone sell me one for not too much money please also email back

  96. [..YouTube..] GOPRO!!!

  97. [..YouTube..] best youtube clip ever!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  98. [..YouTube..] Art and tech together! Nice!!

  99. [..YouTube..] Sweet!!! Congrats!! You made my morning!!! :D

  100. [..YouTube..] Sweet!!! Congrats!! You made my morning!!! :D

  101. [..YouTube..] R.I.P. Edgar. ):

  102. [..YouTube..] R.I.P. Edgar. ):

  103. [..YouTube..] This also seems like an… epic way to travel?
    If you went up with a hang glider… how far around the world, would one glide?

  104. [..YouTube..] Epicnesss

  105. [..YouTube..] Epicnesss

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  107. [..YouTube..] I take it that ‘Edgars’ are Android phones, or else, what’s the point of the Advert?

  108. [..YouTube..] Woo Bournemouth!

  109. [..YouTube..] Woo Bournemouth!

  110. [..YouTube..] hate the song it sucks but like the video i just turned the sound off

  111. [..YouTube..] hate the song it sucks but like the video i just turned the sound off

  112. [..YouTube..] when i grow up i wanna be just like edgar……..

  113. [..YouTube..] my name is Edgar :3

  114. [..YouTube..] my name is Edgar :3

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  116. [..YouTube..] Amazing!

  117. [..YouTube..] this video made me smile so much! ;) i shared it to twitter @TechnoGarrett

  118. [..YouTube..] Hate the song, love the video.

  119. [..YouTube..] Hate the song, love the video.

  120. [..YouTube..] like if you only watched the video from the robot video through the link

  121. [..YouTube..] Robot Holocaust

  122. [..YouTube..] This song was in the film Chalet Girl.

  123. [..YouTube..] This song was in the film Chalet Girl.

  124. [..YouTube..] Chalet Girl ♥

  125. [..YouTube..] were can i get an robot like that?

  126. [..YouTube..] i bought an Edgar because this as well X3

  127. [..YouTube..] why does he have three beads for legs ????….
    anyway,awesome video (Y).

  128. [..YouTube..] why does he have three beads for legs ????…. anyway,awesome video (Y).

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  130. [..YouTube..] I had a robot before this great vid why only 77 000 views

  131. [..YouTube..] I had a robot before this great vid why only 77 000 views

  132. [..YouTube..] HIGH ALTITUDE BALLOON CIRCLE

    I am starting a High Altitude Balloon Circle. Anyone interested in joining,
    Plus one this post.

  133. [..YouTube..] Robby the robot

  134. [..YouTube..] Robby the robot

  135. [..YouTube..] I have a RED version. He never travelled in space, but has a nice big spaceship…

  136. [..YouTube..] I have a RED version. He never travelled in space, but has a nice big spaceship…

  137. [..YouTube..] Nice

  138. [..YouTube..] Beautiful

  139. [..YouTube..] Beautiful

  140. [..YouTube..] Freakin love this song!

  141. [..YouTube..] Don’t know why, but I shed some tears. Kinda beautiful.
    God bless you Mr. Trosh.

  142. [..YouTube..] loved every bit of it!

  143. [..YouTube..] GREAT SONG!!

  144. [..YouTube..] GREAT SONG!!

  145. [..YouTube..] i thought no one else would notice! :D robbie the robot is epic haha i have
    a robbie the robot alarm clock haha

  146. [..YouTube..] i thought no one else would notice! :D robbie the robot is epic haha i have a robbie the robot alarm clock haha

  147. [..YouTube..] i thought no one else would notice! :D robbie the robot is epic haha i have a robbie the robot alarm clock haha

  148. [..YouTube..] Lovely stuff

  149. [..YouTube..] Lovely stuff

  150. [..YouTube..] great video, very creative.

  151. [..YouTube..] great video, very creative.

  152. [..YouTube..] No way has this not got 1million views yet!

  153. [..YouTube..] Check out this video on YouTube: it was made with a Gopro camera. Pretty
    cool and amazing!

    Glen

  154. [..YouTube..] Check out this video on YouTube: it was made with a Gopro camera. It is
    really cool and amazing! But, you must have patience. The best part is at
    the end when Edgar blasts of and takes an amazing ride approximately 95,000
    feet above earth.

    Glen

  155. [..YouTube..] This is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!! but I’d really like to know what language the
    song is in.

  156. [..YouTube..] Chalet Girl anyone?

  157. [..YouTube..] I wonder how many people watch this because of the original flight video.
    haha

  158. [..YouTube..] Beautiful!

  159. [..YouTube..] Love this song

  160. [..YouTube..] Again, lovely video guys! Lovely story. I can’t believe those million
    viewers didn’t pop over to watch this!

  161. [..YouTube..] I missed Bournemouth… Nice work, congratulations.

  162. [..YouTube..] really cool video guys!

  163. [..YouTube..] Really amazing,wish someone would do the same with a toy Dalek…

  164. [..YouTube..] ROBBIE!!!! NO!!!!

  165. [..YouTube..] to 8 and beyond

  166. [..YouTube..] おととい聴いてた曲
    歌詞わかんないけど またふっと見たくなる

  167. [..YouTube..] Cool!

  168. [..YouTube..] What/What’s The Lyrics?
    I Can’t Understand A Word!
    Only A Few Words,/.

    What He Sayin?
    Farm earning my own farm???

  169. [..YouTube..] So Cool!

  170. [..YouTube..] I like this :D

  171. [..YouTube..] this video deserves to have more views. still, pretty awesome though! well
    done!

  172. [..YouTube..] i could not understand a word???? from my own thumb? the high ceiling??
    what does it all mean??

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