Monday, May 18, 2009

Rub a Dub Lip Dub

Today I’m starting a new feature – Tech Tuesday. For these posts, I’ll feature a new online tool, gadget or Web site.

For this first post, I’m showcasing a trend I’m dying to recreate – The Lip Dub.

What is a Lip Dub?

According to Wikipedia, a Lip Dub is a type of video that combines lip synching and audio dubbing to make it a music video. It is made by filming individuals or a group of people lip synching while listening to a song or any recorded audio then dubbing over it in post editing with the original audio of the song. For the full description, click here


One of the first and most famous Lip Dub’s is by a company called Connected Ventures. See below for their take on “Flagpole Sitter.”

Lip Dub - Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger from amandalynferri on Vimeo.



This weekend, I came across a very cool couple who engaged their wedding party and guests in a Lip Dup. Of course there is room for improvement on this video, but there’s a lot to love here.




So this friend is today’s lesson in Lip Dubs. I would love to post a reader submitted Dub, so I encourage you all to make me proud this summer!

(Sources: FunnyorDie.com, Vimeo.com and Wikipedia.com)

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