Author Archives: Team JibJab

Behind the Scenes of Higher and Higher

In our newest Starring You Valentine’s Day video, Higher and Higher, our production team took this video to new heights. It was a labor of love to turn this dream into reality! It all started with an animatic: To achieve flight, it was suggested that maybe we just wing it, and string ourselves from the […]

Lift love higher and higher — or shoot it down — with new Valentine’s Day eCards!

Roses are being arranged and Cupid is honing his aim, which can only mean one thing — Valentine’s Day is on its way! Show your special someone that you care this season with our brand new Higher and Higher Starring You Video! It’s the perfect way to show how their love makes you feel as […]

New eCard – Spacey Birthday

Know a space fanatic with an upcoming birthday? Spacey Birthday is perfect for the astronaut, or wannabe space traveler, in your life! We sat down with the artist behind Spacey Birthday, Amelia, to see what inspired her to create such an out of this world card. 1. Where did the idea for this card come […]

New eCard – There’s a Pill for That

It’s a new year, which means it’s time for new eCards! Introducing There’s a Pill For That, perfect for the Aquariuses in your life with upcoming birthdays! There’s a Pill for That, animated by the awesome Ashlyn, presents the harsh realities of birthdays and aging, using candles as a metaphor. Candles tend to lose their […]

2013: What a Year…in Press!

2013 has been quite the year for JibJab! But don’t just take our word for it — check out this compilation of press clips from throughout the year. From Good Morning America to The Tonight Show, we’re living our mission to make billions of people happy. Just look at those smiling faces! Many thanks to […]

Get into the holiday spirit with these eCards!

It’s not too late to send your Christmas cards this year! Send your season’s greetings now — there are a whole slew to choose from: Christmas Sign Spinner Who knew Santa had such sign spinning skills? Surfing Santa Not a white Christmas? No problem! There’s Surfing Santa to celebrate the season wherever you are. Gangnam […]

Behind the Scenes of Macareindeer!

You’ve danced as a reindeer — now see the magic that made it all happen! Our director Jeff took the lead on this project. He wanted to take a song that people know and love and warp it into some sort of Christmas card. We had originally thought of using the macarana as a halloween/zombie […]

An inside peek at Santa’s Twerk Shop

Santa’s Twerk Shop has broken new ground for JibJab in many ways. Not only does it feature the hottest dance moves, but it also featured a brand new animation style, and is also its own app in the App Store! The idea started with JibJab Co-Founders Gregg and Evan, who were pretty inspired by all […]

Shake it in Santa’s Twerk Shop!

When Santa’s away, the elves will twerk! The elves have been left to their own devices, and they’re making sure they end up on the Naughty List. They’ve taken over the workshop, turning it into Santa’s Twerk Shop, JibJab’s newest holiday video. Cast yourself and four friends as Santa’s twerking elves. Amazing what these elves […]

Behind the Scenes of 2013 What a Year!

Welcome to the Behind the Scenes blog for 2013’s Year in Review — What a Year! We’re proud to present the ultimate breakdown of how we made our latest short, so click on for photos, videos and stories! The Writing Process Visual Development Music and Sound Animatic Scene 1 – Intro Scene 2 – Chorus […]

JibJabbers get festive for the holidays!

Recently, the JibJab team celebrated the closing of an awesome year, full of hundreds of brand new eCards, hilarious new dances, and plenty of delicious food. It’s been a lot of work — and it was time to commemorate all of the smiles shared! The night was off to an awesome start, thanks to our […]

Cast your friends doing the Macareindeer + new birthday eCard!

Add some Latin flair into your holiday season! Check out JibJab’s take on a classic song, turning the macarena into the Macareindeer. It’s a holiday dance sensation sweeping the nation! In fact, the entire cast of Good Morning America recently got in on the craze, featuring Macareindeer during their show! Who knew they had such […]

Celebrate a JibJab holiday tradition with chart-topping app, Elf Dance!

Adding to our extensive collection of elf madness, we’ve just released a new Elf Dance Starring You video! Cast 1-5 friends as Santa’s helpers, groovin’ away at the North Pole. For the first time in JibJab history, we’ve made this video available as an app, for free! Create and send elf videos on the go […]

New eCard – You Rock

We’ve just released a brand new eCard for the birthday boy/girl who rocks, called You Rock! This extra special card also comes in his and hers versions. To find out more about its creation, check out this interview with the rockin’ artist of this card, Ashlyn! 1. What was your inspiration for creating this card? […]

Wear your Ugly Sweater with Stand Up To Cancer!

JibJab is happy to support our friends at Stand Up To Cancer as we all don our kitschiest couture this holiday season! For the second year in a row, Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is asking celebrators around the world to proudly rock their hideous holiday-themed sweaters as a way to raise critical funds for […]

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