Parody Music Video: “You Guys Need Captions!”
Updated: October 29, 2021
Closed captioning can bring a video to life.
We wanted to capture that spirit and celebrate all the ways closed captioning helps your video, your viewers, and YOU.
To that end, 3Play Media is proud to unveil our music video parody of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy,” entitled “You Guys Need Captions!”
Break-dancers, jugglers, acrobats, and regular folks got funky for captioning. The 3Play Media team and several major players in the Boston tech scene shook their stuff, too. And somehow a yak made it in there….
Watch the music video below and read along with the open captions or the interactive transcript.
Movers and Shakers in Video Tech and Innovation
We are grateful to the many members of the Boston video technology and innovation community who appeared in our video. Thank you for sharing in the belief that technology can connect and delight us all.
- Ben Ratner, Growth Marketer at HubSpot
- Bill Aulet, Managing Director at MIT Entrepreneurship Center
- Brendan Schwartz, CTO of Wistia
- David Mendels, CEO of Brightcove
- Ed Roberts, Professor of Management of Technology at MIT Sloan
- John Harthorne, CEO of MassChallenge
- Larry Goldberg, Director of Accessible Media at Yahoo!
- Scott Bailey, Managing Director at MassChallenge
- Tom Leighton, CEO of Akamai
- Andrew Schwartz: Composer of lyrics, Lead Vocals, Sound Editor
- David Zylber: Director of Photography and Editor
- Joshua Miller: Production Assistant
- Lily Bond: Production Assistant and Camera Operator
- Emily Griffin: Production Assistant and backing vocals
And Thanks to Our Dancers:
|Aaron Wheeler||Eli Sanders||JoAnn Staashelm||Monica Gustafsson|
|Abigail Howell||Eric Chen||John Sherry||Nate Lopez|
|Andrea Leelike||Franz Liebelt||Josh Demers||Nick Burton|
|Angela Guo||Frederic Ubaldi||Juerpen Purin||Nikos Maniatis|
|Ariel Judson||Frederike Liebelt||Julie Chan||Olivia Mombello|
|Brenda Regan||Gabrielle Hillyer||Kathryn Cancellieri||Olivia Varielhes|
|Cameron David Douglas||George Ding||Kerstin Liebelt||Ray Demers, Jr.|
|Casey David||Hayley Puzo||Kim Neilsen||Rodolfo Armellini|
|Chaabi Dalia||Henry Wilder||Klaus Danzer||Rui Serra|
|Chris Oldacre||Ian Ayers||Klaus Greimel||S. Chavane|
|Cristina Estupinan||Ian Henderson||Laurence De Olaisonalle||Sara Brayton|
|Dean Taylor||Javier Vazquez||Lindsey McCracken||Slavena Zhisova|
|Derk Susyn||Jay Connolly||Marcell Schmidt||Sonny Arsenault|
|Devon Courtney||Jeff Young||Marco Gons||Stuart Edwards|
|Diego Cejas||Jennifer Palmer||Matt Goldsmith||Tarek Rouis|
|Dylan Demers||Jens Toft Olesen||Matt Newton||Tom Sevigny|
|Elcio Queiroz||Jeremy Warren||Michael Sizov||Torsten Warner|
|Eli Miller||Jesus Mathus||Michelle Pinto||Veronica Carreiro|
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