LoFi Animated Short “Shade On Me” Released via Thelen Creative YouTube

Northern California’s audio/visual collective Thelen Creative has released a quirky animated musical short titled, “Shade On Me” via the groups YouTube channel, Tuesday, April 20th 2021. The Lofi short is written & produced by George Thelen of Thelen Creative with animation by Dedisuseno of Central Java, Indonesia. The project has been selected to more than a half dozen music film festivals in four different countries. 

“Shade On Me” features an R&B influenced track of the same name with audio mastered by Simon Gibson at Abbey Road Studios, London, England. Production assistance was provided by Stephen Fong at Acumen Productions, Oakland, California and Hayden Hallatt Music, Denver, Colorado. The track features the vocals of Los Angeles based artist C. Joleene (Wilton Felder, Jazz Crusaders / Stevie Wonder) with instrumentation by Thelen and Naomi Baraban on bass guitar. Thelen Creative is an audio & visual collective focusing on music and history. Visit thelencreative.com for more info.

WINNER Music Video of the Month – Reale Film Festival, Italy – March, 2021
FINALIST Best Music Video – Prague Int’l Monthly Film Festival – April, 2021
OFFICIAL SELECTION Animation Music Video – Rome Music Video Awards – May, 2021
OFFICIAL SELECTION Best Music Video – Direct Online Monthly FF – April, 2021 
OFFICIAL SELECTION Best Animation Music Video – Int’l Music Video Award’s – April, 2021 

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