From single-celled organism to obese kid in less than 4 minutes

Now this is an oldie but goodie. Scientific American recently reminded us of this fantastic creation by Hammer & Tongs’ Garth Jennings and Nick Goldsmith that condenses human evolution — from a protozoa to an obese kid — into the tight space of FatBoy Slim’s ‘Right Here Right Now’ music video Most of the creatures seen in the video were created and built at SFX studio Creature Effects, while Goldsmith gamely stepped in to evolve from Neanderthal man to human.

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