Category Archives: Holiday

“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, […]

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 […]

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“!

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Thanksgiving eCards!

Thanksgiving will soon be here, and we have two new eCards to kick off the season — Cook A Turkey and Biker Thanksgiving! We’ve all had that first-time-cooking-a-turkey moment. Hopefully yours went better than it did in our new eCard, Cook A Turkey! Send this card starring the chef of your Thanksgiving dinner to show […]

Behind The Scenes of JUMP!

This Easter we brought back a 90s hip hop hit, Jump by Kriss Kross, and put a JibJab spin on it for our new Easter eCard. Kurt, Megan, Lauren, Nate and Romney, all artists on the production team, were cool enough to volunteer to literally JUMP for 6 hours while shooting. Take a look at some […]

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