Smithson v. Oeffinger Layer Tennis Recap

Last week Daniel Oeffinger and Matt Smithson played a slo-mograph match of Layer Tennis. Their match was done over the course of 5 days, with 2 rounds being posted each afternoon. Each night they designed their scenes in Photoshop and Illustrator and animated them in After Effects. The final film clocks in at over 4 minutes – full of original animation that they both produced completely on their own! Impressive, hilarious and a little crazy. We absolutely love it.

We caught up with them after the match wrapped up to find out more.

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  • paul.lipson

    this is really bad. i can’t imagine why you think anyone should see this. the whole aesthetics is poor and so is the concept or level of experimentation.

    • Given the constraints of the competition, it’s pretty amazing. Did you actually read the post, Paul?

  • Amazing and hysterical. I seriously was laughing my ass off at those volleys.
    Hats off guys, that is my fav. layer tennis match to date.

  • Conrad

    Great Job Guys, I can’t wait for the Jerry Bruckheimer version – but how would he get it even more epic I wonder…

  • eve

    Oh, hell yes! This is hilarious!! You guys are kind of nuts, huh?

  • ema-g

    Cool, I think you did a good job! thank you for sharing

  • This is one of the funniest things i’ve watched in a long long while. WELL DONE!!!!