After months and months of creating, planning, producing and coordinating, there is nothing more satisfying then kicking back in penguin suits (aka, tuxedos) and watching the leader of the free world watch – and hopefully laugh at – something that sprung from the collective imagination of myself, my brother and the amazingly talented people we work with at JibJab.
The premiere was covered LIVE on C-SPAN on Friday, June 19. We were easy to spot in the crowd… the guys who looked totally out of place among the gathered politicians, dignitaries, broadcast journalists and other muckety-mucks.
The look on Obama’s face was priceless as we presented the man himself with the cartoon. CBS kept a camera on Barack the whole time, allowing us (and by proxy, you) to check out the reaction, and our reaction to his reaction. Check it out below and keep an eye out for more cool pictures and stories from the night as they come in!