Fall 2003
Flash Animations

Stealth Bomber Vol 1
Game 5: Bonus Round
Game 4: Truckin' On
Game 3: Red Light on a Northbound Train
Game 2: Transcontinental Tennessee Red
Game 1: The Adventure Begins
Dr Killowatt, I Presume?
Tour of the Worlds

Beelieve

Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Headbands


Follow in the Footsteps of Old Bill


Dragonfly Headband

Wave That Flag

When Phil's Sixty Four

Reddy For Phil

Summer Getaway


Fall of the Other Ones


Solar Powered Luna


Four Winds


Get On, Old Man


Zoners Are Doners


Ground Control to Major Ken


Scarabfyin'


Kind of a Weird Little Trip


2001: A Bass Odyssey (of the Spirit)


Here Come Spring Tour


Hypnogogic


It Was Scarifyin'


First Try


Portfolio of Flash Animation
Portfolio of Flash Animation

This is a small sampling of the Flash Animation files I created over the last five years. Generally speaking, they were used to advertise the upcoming tours and get the fans riled up. I'm always looking for new and interesting projects, so if you've got one in mind, please drop me a line.


Stealth Bomber Vol 1
Published :
April 2007
Venue :
PhilLesh.net
Event :
New York City Stealth Show
Artwork :
TapeCat
Music : 12-10-2005 SBD Jam
Comments :

Phil was feeling good enough following his prostrate surgery that he wanted to play a small "stealth" show to an audience of 450 lucky fans. He hired TapeCat and I to put this game together as a "Where's Waldo" parody. Fans had to play the game, find Reddy and get the password to the ticket sale site. Tickets sold out in hours.

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Game 5: Bonus Round
Published :
August 2006
Venue :
PhilLesh.net
Event :
2006 Summer Tour Contest (Part 5)
Artwork :
TapeCat
Music : Various Summer Soundboard Samples
Comments :

Those Web Savy Phil Freaks, Sure Play a Mean Pinball!!

NOTE: Ipod contest logic has been removed and highscores are local only to ShakedownStreet.

Be sure to view the highscores to see how you did!

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Game 4: Truckin' On
Published :
July 2006
Venue :
PhilLesh.net
Event :
2006 Summer Tour Contest (Part 4)
Artwork :
TapeCat
Music : Phil 12-10-05 SBD - (The Other One)
Live Dead - (The Other One)
One From the Vaule - (King Solomon)
Comments :

When the idea of making games popped up, I immediately knew that I wanted to do a Spy Hunter spoof!

NOTE: Ipod Contest link is no longer active.

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Game 3: Red Light on a Northbound Train
Published :
June 2006
Venue :
PhilLesh.net
Event :
2006 Summer Tour Contest (Part 3)
Artwork :
TapeCat
Music : Phil 12-10-05 SBD -( Big RR Blues)
Comments :

We tried a different perspective on this one -- not sure if it worked or not, but I was giggling like mad when creating the dancing rogue monkey.

NOTE: Ipod Contest link is no longer active.

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Game 2: Transcontinental Tennessee Red
Published :
June 2006
Venue :
PhilLesh.net
Event :
2006 Summer Tour Contest (Part 2)
Artwork :
TapeCat
Music : Phil 11- 23-05 SBD - (DarkStar)
One From the Vault - (King Solomon)
Live Dead - (DarkStar)
Comments :

The mathematics on this one took me a long time to get straight. I hadn't thought about sines and cosines as they applied to rotations and vectors in a long time! Thanks to Phil for helping me dust off the cobwebs!

NOTE: Ipod Contest link is no longer active.

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Game 1: The Adventure Begins
Published :
May 2006
Venue :
PhilLesh.net
Event :
2006 Summer Tour Contest (Part 1)
Artwork :
TapeCat
Music : Phil 11-23-05 SBD - (Birdsong)
Comments :
The stunts contained herein were done by profesionals. DO NOT try these stunts at home (or at a show) unless properly trained by a certified professional!
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Dr. Killowatt, I Presume?
Published :
February 2006
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil Lesh and Friends "Hell, I Still Love New York" Tour
Artwork :
TapeCat
Music : Phil and Friends Dec 10 2005 SBD
Comments :
The Events contained herein are real. Only the names and faces have been changed to protect the guilty.
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Tour of the Worlds
Published :
November 2005
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil Lesh and Friends 2005 "Shadow of the Moon" Fall Tour
Artwork :
TapeCat
Music : Grateful Dead - "One From the Vault"
Comments :
We were racking our brains trying to figure out a way to workin the "Shadow of the Moon" theme. An alien invasion was the only logical conclusion!
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Beelieve
Published :
November 2005
Venue :
HappyHomeland.com
Event :
The relaunch of Steve Cerio's Happy Homeland website.
Artwork :
Steve Cerio
Music : Steve Cerio
Comments :
This is the first collaborative animation with Steve and I hope there are many, many more in the future! Steve's artwork is a lot of fun to animate and he is constantly throwing out ideas for taking it further.
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Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Headbands
Published :
July 2005
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil Lesh and Friends Red Rocks & Fillmore Shows
Artwork :
TapeCat
Music : Phil and Friends Feb 05 SBD
Comments :
The word on the street is that Rob and Barry REALLY liked this one. Rob was telling everybody he saw that they HAD to check it out. That made my day!
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Follow in the Footsteps of Old Bill
Published :
May 2005
Venue :
Hookahville.com
Event :
Release of the 2004 Hookahville DVD
Artwork :
TapeCat
Video :
YurpleBliss.com
Music :
Ekoostik Hookah - "Hookahville"
Comments :
This one got played on the Big Screen at Hookahville 05 between acts all weekend long! That made my day!
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Dragonfly Headband
Published :
August 2004
Venue :
RobBarraco.com
Event :
Rob Barraco's website launch
Artwork :
TapeCat
Comments :
Even though this one is a quick little header graphic, I still had a lot of fun making it! That Dragonfly and I got along really well by the end of the project!
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Wave That Flag
Published :
July 2004
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
The Dead 2004 Summer Tour
Artwork :
Rick Griffin, Stanley Mouse, Alton Kelley
Photos :
Unknown
Music :
Tibetan Monks
Comments :
The theme from the 2004 Summer Tour was "Wave That Flag". I wanted to expand on that concept, so I utilized the Tibetan Monk "Prayer Flags" (which happen to be classic GD Posters).
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When Phil's Sixty-Four
Published :
March 2004
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil Lesh's 64th Birthday
Artwork :
TapeCat
Photos :
Schnee
Music :
Beatles - "When I'm Sixty-Four"
Comments :
During the three weeks it too to create this movie, I listened to "When I'm Sixty-Four " more times than anyone should in three lifetimes. It still haunts my dreams at night!
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Reddy For Phil
Published :
November 2003
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil and Friends 2003 Fall Tour
Artwork :
TapeCat
Photos :
NASA
Music :
King Solomons: Phil & Friends 9-25-03
Truckin: Dick's Picks 30
Mind Left Body Jam: GD 5-19-74
Other One: SkullF*#ck
Comments :
The 2003 Fall Tour took place shortly after the North East black out. We decided to let Reddy Killowatt (Phil Lesh's "Stunt Double") save the day!
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Summer Getaway
Published :
June 2003
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
The Dead 2003 Summer Tour
Artwork :
TapeCat
Michael Everett
Photos :
NASA, Schnee
Music :
William Tell Bridge: Two From the Vault
Comments :
The theme for the Summer 2003 Tour was "Summer Getaway". We decided to take our getaway to the extreme reaches of the solar system.
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Fall of the Other Ones
Published :
November 2002
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
The Other Ones 2002 Fall Tour
Artwork :
Rev Shabbazz
Photos :
Schnee
Music :
Watkins Glen Soundcheck Jam
Comments :
I was hiking in the woods one fall afternoon when I got the idea to scan in a bunch of leaves and superimpose the band members faces onto them. The rest just fell into place on its own.
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Solar Powered Luna
Published :
June 2002
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil and Friends 2002 Summer Tour
Artwork :
Rev Shabbazz
Photos :
Schnee
Various "borrowed" images
Music :
Celebration: There and Back Again
Comments :
"Speak it from the mountain, speak it from the plain Speak it like the whistle on a northbound train"
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Four Winds
Published :
April 2002
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil and Friends 2002 Spring Tour
Artwork :
Various undocumented "borrowed" photos
Photos :
Schnee
Music :
Unknown Sound Effects
Comments :
This was a real quickie. It was the last of 3 back-to-back-to-back quickies for the Zone
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Get On, Old Man!
Published :
March 2002
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil Lesh's 62nd Birthday
Artwork :
TapeCat
Photos :
Schnee
Music :
"One Piece at a Time": Johnny Cash
"Coke-a-cola Cowboy": No idea
"Brown Eyed Women": Feb 02 SBD
Comments :
Get on, old man!
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Zoners are Donors
Published :
February 2002
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Valentine's Day Blood Drive
Artwork :
TapeCat
Photos :
N\A
Music :
Phil Lesh and Friends
Comments :
This was a short video we did as part of the Valentine's Day 2002 Blood Drive. We used Phil's customary "Donor Rap" as the voice-over and encouraged all of the Phil Zoners to "do the drip" in his honor.
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Ground Control to Major Ken
Published :
December 2001
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil and Friends 2001-2002 NYE
Artwork :
TapeCat, Pablo Uccello, SF Art Lab, Origami.com
Photos :
JC Juanis
Ken Babbs
Schnee
Rick Dodgson
Music :
Kesey Gong Bong: GD 12-31-82
Comments :
Godspeed, Ken! May you go Further and Further and Further!
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Scarabfyin'
Published :
Unpublished Prototype (Dec. 2001)
Venue :
Rontor.com
Event :
December Sale 2001
Artwork :
Mouse, Kelley, Singer, Peterson, Houston, Conklin
Photos :
N\A
Music :
N\A
Comments :
Veronica was getting ready to have a big old open house with TONS of great artists. I threw this together and planned on having it ready in time, but it never made it off the drawing board.
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Kind of a Weird Little Trip
Published :
November 2001
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil Lesh and Friends 2001 Fall Tour
Artwork :
Rev Shabbazz
Photos :
Schnee
Music :
Phil Lesh and Friends
Comments :
I had just gotten a copy of the soundboard show in which Phil introduced the "members of the Quintet", so I decided to animate my own band introduction using Phil's own words as the Emcee.
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Published :
July 2001
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil and Friends 2001 Summer Tour
Artwork :
Rev Shabbazz
Photos :
Schnee, Time Warner, Lana Nelson, Adam Berger, Jay Blakesberg
Music :
Also Spracht Zarathustra
Comments :
I spent a whole week giggling while I made this one. Especially when I made the pHIL images!
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Here Come Spring Tour
Published :
April 2001
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil and Friends 2001 Spring Tour
Artwork :
Stanley Mouse
Photos :
Schnee
Nasa.gov
Music :
Here Come Sunshine: October 2000 SBD Release (I think)
Comments :
"More Music!"
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Hypnogogic
Published :
December 2000
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil and Friends 2000-2001 NYE
Artwork :
Stanley Mouse, Rev Shabbazz
Photos :
Schnee
Music :
The Eleven: October 2000 SBD
Comments :
I remember feeling hypnogic while making this one in the wee hours of the morning. I was just getting used to Fireworks and the latest version of Flash.
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It Was Scarifyin'
Published :
October 2000
Venue :
Philzone.com
Event :
Phil and Friends 2000 Fall Tour
Artwork :
Rev Shabbazz
Photos :
Schnee
Music :
Dark Star Jam: Mickey & The Hartbeats 10-30-68
Comments :
Brett called me up and said, "Hey, this is great, but what's that Baked Potato looking thing in there?!?" "That's an astroid, man." It was scarifyin'!
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First Try
Published :
Unpublished Experiment (Oct. 1999)
Venue :
Home Experiment
Event :
Flash Purchase
Artwork :
DaVinci
Photos :
NASA
Music :
Unknown mp3
Comments :
This was my very first Flash project. I downloaded the trial version of Flash and sat at my computer for days until I came up with this turd. I've been hooked ever since!
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