Dreamworks Animator Turn His Son Into A Superhero With DIY Special Effects

Dreamworks Animator Turn His Son Into A Superhero With DIY Special Effects

I am your father...the special effects animator! A Dreamworks animator has turned his three-year-old son, James, into a pint sized superhero. Above, James destroys supermarket shelves with a red lightsaber

Every parent believes his children are capable of anything, but most of these fantasies are limited to paltry goals like becoming a doctor or being elected President of the United States. Dreamworks animator Daniel Hashimoto had bigger dreams for his son James: the thrilling life of a 24/7 action movie hero.

Under the YouTube pseudonym ‘Action Movie Kid,’ Hashimoto transformed James’ innocent playtime into adorable (and funny) action sequences. The young boy jack knifes deep into a puddle at the hardware store, uses his state of the art Nerf ‘grappling gun,’ wrecks a Toys ‘R Us with a ‘real’ lightsaber, and blasts off into space from a fast food playground.

Risky: Many are spoofs on real movies, such as Batman and The Matrix. Above, James sails over a floor of lava

Complex code: James also enters the Matrix like a pint-sized Keanu Reeves, along with an adventurous friend

by Alexander