Author Archives: Team JibJab

“Impress Me,” says JibJab voice actor Jim Meskimen!

Our pal Jim Meskimen, voice of “This Land” and other classic JibJab hits, has a new TV show! It’s called IMPRESS ME, and it’s certainly impressed team JibJab.             Check it out on Pop TV Wednesdays at 10:30/ 9:30c, and tell ’em JibJab sent you.

“Biker Bunny” Easter eCard Behind-the-Scenes!

For Easter this year, JibJab mastermind Jeff Gill came up with the idea to cast Easter Bunnies against type as rough and tumble bikers. He handed his animatic and vision to all-around CG guru Taylor Clutter (with some initial design assistance from Josiah Haworth). Tasked with making bunnies look tough to Judas Priest’s rocking anthem “You’ve Got […]

Behind the Scenes of JibJab’s St. Patrick’s Day eCard Roll Out the Barrel

For this St. Patrick’s Day, JibJab unleashed a stop-motion eCard “Roll Out the Barrel.” Director Jeff Gill found the song in his record collection, and created an animatic to get the barrel rolling… This was passed along to our resident stop motion animator Colin Lepper, who was kind enough to answer a few questions and […]

Last week’s JibJab eCard and Storybots book launches? You bet!

Last week we released a new stop motion eCard to celebrate the green beer fun of St. Patrick’s Day! It’s to the tune of “Roll Out the Barrel,” which is also the name of the card, oddly enough!   On the opposite end of the spectrum, our StoryBots team released a CRAZY new book entitled, […]

A couple o’ new JibJab eCards out in the wild!

JibJab blog fans (and if you’re reading this, you’re one for reals), we released a couple super fun eCards recently…   JibJab’s own wordsmith Scott Emmons says, “Getting older can be daunting, but as this playful eCard shows, happiness is just a hop, skip, and a jump away!” Doesn’t that sound delightful? Of this super […]

BEHIND-THE-SCENES of JibJab’s Valentine’s Day eCard “Sunshine and Lollipops”!

Yesterday we shared the behind the scenes of JibJab’s Valentine’s Day eCard “Let’s Get It On.” Today, as promised, we take a look at… A very different Jeff Gill animatic started things off… A couple of our talented 3D animators, Taylor Clutter and Josiah Haworth then started designing some delicious candy backdrops and props for […]

BEHIND-THE-SCENES of JibJab’s Valentine’s Day eCard “Let’s Get It On”!

JibJab went and made 2015 way romantic with not one, not two, not three, but FOUR new Valentine’s Day eCards! The two big live action productions were directed by our resident lover of love Jeff Gill. First up in our fascinating BEHIND THE SCENES post is a caution-to-the-wind video set to Marvin Gaye’s classic “Let’s […]

Last week’s new JibJab and StoryBots releases!

JibJab did not sit idly by and just hang out in the new office (more on that soon) last week, waiting for the slides (more on those soon)… no! Hilarious videos were released to the internets to give laughter and joy to the masses! Heads will roll this Valentine’s Day, because nothing says “I love […]

Big JibJab & StoryBots launches for 2015… SO FAR!

Hello, JibJabbers and StoryBots! We’ve uploaded a nice few batches of eCards and learning videos that have yet to get blog attention… and that ends NOW! JANUARY 1, 2015 LAUNCHES Get comfy for your birthday with this hilarious eCard from our JibJab spoof goofers! Colors are fun, and the StoryBots want to sing about ’em! […]

Behind the Scenes of 2014: YOU ARE HISTORY!

Welcome, dear JibJabbers, to the Behind the Scenes blog for 2014’s Year in Review, lovingly entitled “2014: YOU ARE HISTORY!” We here at JibJab are proud to present the ultimate breakdown of how we made our latest epic short (is that a contradiction?), so click on the links below for photos, videos, and stories! It’s […]

Behind the Scenes of “Elf Fun Factory”!

This holiday season, JibJab whipped up not one, but TWO eCards! One uses cutting edge CGI technology (computers and stuff), while the other went more old school (stop motion animation). It’s the best of both worlds! First up, we’ll get hi tech with our CGI card, “Elf Fun Factory“… All of our productions start with […]

BEHIND THE SCENES of “Bird is the Word”!

JibJab Thanksgiving eCard this year uses the rock ‘n roll classic “Surfin’ Bird” for… “Bird is the Word“! Check out some exclusive behind-the-scenes shenanigans with quotes from director/turkey Jeff Gill below…! A video like “Bird’s The Word” can’t just be shot willy nilly, so Jeff shot test footage with game JibJab artist Megan McShane in the turkey […]

Last week’s new releases! So much fun…

Not one, but TWO new videos from team JibJab & StoryBots last week! Thanksgiving hilarity ensues early with “The Bird’s the Word“! And The StoryBots Number Songs series continues with “The Number 4“!

3 Quick Q’s with the GRATE Megan Nairn!

Megan Nairn, or “Meegs” as we call her around JibJab HQ, is the brains behind our latest YOU ROCK eCard: “You Are Grate.” She kindly A’d a few Q’s about how how she came up with this fun bit o’ cheese… How did you come up with the idea of this charmingly “cheesy” card? Ate […]

JibJab and StoryBots’ big Oct. 20 releases!

A week ago today, JibJab and StoryBots both released a couple videos, one delightful (StoryBots’ color video “When It’s Black”) and one heeeeelarious (JibJab eCard “You Are Grate” [misspelled on purpose])! Check them out by clicking on the snazzy pics below… Lots of fun things come in black, but when the sky goes dark, it’s […]

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