Oklahoma Filmmakers Make Stop Motion Short of Dancing Baby Groot

Sources: NewsOK – By Brandy McDowell|  All Things Michael

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Kyle Roberts, the director of the award-winning indie film “The Posthuman Project,” and Nathan Poppe, entertainment writer for The Oklahoman and LOOKatOKC editor, have collaborated to create another of their super-fun superheroic stop-motion animated short films.

This time they’ve used their skills and toys to recreate everyone’s favorite scene from the blockbuster “Guardians of the Galaxy”: Baby Groot enthusiastically dancing to the Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back” while trying to avoid the sharp eyes of the knife-sharpening Drax the Destroyer. Oklahoma City musician Denver Duncan coolly covers “I Want You Back” in the short:

This stop-motion short is so amazing that “Guardian of the Galaxy” director James Gunn gave it a shout-out on Twitter, where you really need to be following him @JamesGunn, and praised them on YouTube with the message, “Haha I love it. So cool, guys.

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