The Making of “The Writing’s on the Wall” 

Indie rock band OK Go has become quite famous for their music videos, which have garnered hundreds of millions of views, and legions of fans. Their newest, for their single “The Writing’s on the Wall”, may be their most ambitious yet.1 It features a warehouse full of optical illusions and a single tracking shot.

OK Go's Video

If you haven’t yet seen the video, give it a watch. But after you’ve seen it, check out the sure-to-delight behind-the-scenes look over at NPR.

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  1. The Rube Goldberg machine seen in the “This Too Shall Pass” video (well, one of the two videos for that song) is also a strong contender for that title. ↩︎