Daily 2nd place winner on Newgrounds Dec. 19, 2016 Watch brand new episodes of Crypt Shyfter every Sunday on Newgrounds! Episodes post to YouTube a week later. Telbir & Grandor […]
Watch Crypt Shyfters every Sunday on Newgrounds! Episodes post to YouTube a week later. The Shyfter Tetatla plots a nefarious scheme to steal the sword fragments for himself… Animation and […]
Watch Crypt Shyfters every Sunday on Newgrounds! Episodes post to YouTube a week later. Grandor and Telbir attempt to rescue their fallen friends from the Spider Queen. Animation by Danny […]
Telbir and Grandor return to the tower of Zordon Blackheart in search of their friends. They meet an interesting helper along the way… Voices & Animation by Danny Planet Royalty […]
It’s a fight for the second sword fragment- SHYFTER STYLE!!! Animation by Danny Planet Royalty Free Music by Kevin MacLeod Watch new episodes of Crypt Shyfter every Sunday on Newgrounds Fun […]
The gang arrives at the graveyard in search of the 2nd sword fragment… Animation by Danny Planet Royalty free music by Kevin MacLeod Watch new episodes of Crypt Shyfter every Sunday […]
The heroes take a short rest on their way to finding the 2nd shard. Animation by Danny Planet Watch new episodes of Crypt Shyfter every Sunday on Newgrounds. Fun facts: […]
Crypt Shyfter episode 6 is here! Grandor the wizard (Steve), Rick the thief (Tim), Hamholt the dwarf (Sam), and Telbir the monk (Luke) delve deeper into the tower of Zordon […]
The gang travels to Zordon Blackheart’s tower to find information on the shards of Ragnarok. Animation by Danny Planet Royalty free music by Kevin MacLeod Watch new animations every Sunday on […]
The gang explores a local library in search of information on the shards of Ragnarok. Animation by Danny Planet Royalty free music by Kevin MacLeod Watch new episodes of Crypt […]
Our heroes find themselves stuck in the game world- but where should they begin their adventure? Animation by Danny Planet Royalty free music by Kevin MacLeod Watch new animations every […]
The game continues! But the rules have changed… Animation by Danny Planet Royalty free music by Kevin MacLeod Watch new animations every Monday Fun Facts: Even though I hadn’t planned […]
A group of foul mouthed gamers embarks on the most epic tabletop RPG campaign of all time. Animation by Danny Planet Royalty free music by Kevin MacLeod Watch new animations […]
The Z is for STARZ. So…. this is how I spent my Saturday. This was literally an all day project. Woke up, started animating, and now that I just finished […]
Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts Episode 9: Blood of the Immortals Nitro and Goose find themselves in a jail cell in the gargoyle city deep beneath the waves of the ocean. How […]
A simple little cover just in time for Valentine’s Day. Thanks for the listen! -Brandon
Hello there. You look familiar. Step right this way, please. What, this? Yes, this is a time machine. Don’t be afraid! Come on in- just watch your head there and […]
Two bickering space adventurers seek their fortune on a faraway planet. Their quarry: a one-of-a-kind crystal of immeasurable worth. The only problem: the crystal is sacred to a group of […]
So you planned to shoot a huge battle scene in your indie film? Great! How the heck are you going to pull that off with only a handful of loyal […]
Need a hero? Then call Holden’s House of Heroes! We’ll send the hero you need in 30 minutes or less – GUARANTEED! In this 8-bit adventure, a lazy dragon uses […]
Hello Platypus Underground Podcast listeners! Today we have a very special 35 minute edition of the podcast comprising of the complete 12-episode “How to make a kung fu movie” series. […]
The 8th exciting episode of the hit martial arts web series Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts! Evening practice is interrupted when a group of evil spirits attack. Starring: Connor Corpora as Goose […]
Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts episode 8 was scheduled for release on January 11, 2016 after a few weeks’ break. Obviously that episode is still not online. But I bring tidings of joy! […]
Today on the podcast we’re covering 5 things that you absolutely must have if you’re planning on shooting an action movie. This one’s a great one- don’t miss it!
A mysterious group of beings known as the Shadow Men return to Earth to stop evil spirits from exterminating the human race.
TL;DR – When you get new props or costumes for your first movie, save them and re-use them in future productions! There’s no need to throw away old props- they […]
Time for a geek-out moment. I’m a huge fan of Rooster Teeth’s machinima series Red vs Blue and I wanted to make a short fan video. So… here it is. […]
When you’re making a movie for little or no money, paying actors isn’t always an option. And if you’re not paying someone to work on your film, it’s not very […]
Too many would-be filmmakers never get started on their first project because they get hung up on the fact that they don’t have the best equipment. Don’t let that be […]
Today we’re discussing the 5 main ways you can raise money to make movies: 1) Pay for the film yourself 2) Have friends/family donate to your movie 3) Create a […]
This episode is all about adding digital effects to your kung fu movies. This wraps up the how to make a kung fu movie series. Stay tuned for more episodes […]
The Fuzon chieftain Zalbraak has a lot on his plate. The Andraxxans are hunting for him and the Fuzon forces are spread thin. An anomaly has been detected in the […]
Today we’re talking about 5 ways you can make your Kickstarter video kick ass! And remember: if you’re launching a Kickstarter campaign, don’t just slap up some lame photo- you […]
Joey here. In 2008 I made a short film called The Zombinator. To date, this cheesy little short still holds the #1 spot as my favorite thing I’ve done. Sooooo…. I’m […]
The scallywag Z’artagnan challenges Captain Flintlock to a duel for control of her pirate ship. But his treacherous plot didn’t prepare him for the unexpected arrival of Prince Ashley! Voices […]
Joey here. As per yooosh, I’m posting a year end (or year beginning?) post to recap our year and look forward to the future. This year was really exciting. Shannon […]
I’ve been wanting to do some fan animations for a while now, so I figured I’d start with something small. This one combines 3 of my favorite things- Red vs […]
We’re 7 episodes into the first season of Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts but we’ll be taking a short break for the holidays. Here’s a quick recap of the story so far. […]
Let’s talk about money. More specifically, let’s talk about how you can get some of that sweet sweet moolah into your pocket so you can make a movie. TL;DR – […]
Episode 7: Breath of the Cosmos The 7th exciting episode of the hit martial arts web series Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts! Could you hold your breath long enough to swim to […]
The year before we set out on our epic adventure to film the movie that became Sins of the Dragon, we shot a 43-minute piece of s#*t sci-fi / kung fu […]
Today we’re talking about post-production! TL;DR – Editing happens last in the filmmaking process, but needs to be planned first! Before you film, you’ll need to decide if you plan […]
A collection of fight scenes and kills from Platypus Underground movies up to 2011. Visit http://www.platypusundergroundproductions.com for more short films, animations, and graphic novels. Follow us on social media: Facebook: […]
The 6th exciting episode of the hit martial arts web series! Episode 6: The Wandering Dragon Our three poorly animated heroes continue their quest to find a mysterious old grandmaster […]
More lightsaber action in our 2011 fan film Knightfall. We’re just posting this for fun because the new Star Wars movie is coming out soon… and who isn’t excited for […]
A trailer for our second Star Wars fan film, Knightfall. We shot this back in 2011 but we’re posting it for fun because the new Star Wars movie is about […]
An old Star Wars fan film we shot back in 2010. Just posting it for fun since the new Star Wars movie is coming out soon! Visit http://www.platypusundergroundproductions.com for more […]
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No- it’s the Platypus Underground Podcast! Today’s episode covers some tips for actually filming your movie. TL;DR – Use wide-angle lenses to film fight […]
The Platypus Underground Podcast returns! Let’s talk about fight choreography! TL;DR – Find someone to choreograph your fights who knows both real martial arts and stage combat. Always keep your […]
After seeing a vision of his destruction in the flames of a witch’s fire, Warrior Wizard Wu sets out to defeat the Three Legendary Swordsmen in a kung fu battle […]
We’re excited to announce that our newest kung fu short film Legend of Tiger Fist: Slaughter of Masters premieres exclusively on the kungfucinema subreddit today- two days earlier than anywhere else! […]
Today’s episode of the Platypus Underground Podcast is all about staying safe on set! You can’t finish your movie if the villain accidentally breaks the hero’s nose with an over-enthusiastic […]
Today’s episode of the Platypus Underground Podcast delves into the realm of action and horror movies with tips on making fake blood, prop weapons, and severed limbs. Want more kung […]
It’s the 5th exciting episode of the hit web-series Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts! Episode 5: Ting’s Tavern Our heroes have set out on a dangerous quest to find Sensei’s mysterious master, […]
Today’s podcast is all about where and how to find costumes for your kung fu movie. TL;DR – visit a thrift store for cheap clothing if you’re looking for period-style […]
Today on the Platypus Underground Podcast we discuss how to properly cast your kung fu movie. TL;DR – hire a martial artist who can pass for an actor instead of […]
Today we’re continuing on with our “How to make a kung fu movie” series. This episode covers writing your script. Make sure to check back next week for advice on […]
Today’s episode of the Platypus Underground Podcast kicks off our “How to make a kung fu movie” series. We start with a discussion on plotting the story for your movie. […]
Episode 4: Off With His Head! Goose has been charged with kidnapping the Enzo clan and is now being sentenced to death by the wicked shogun. How can he possibly […]
Part 2 More will be added to Part 2 soon!
Part 1 To be continued…
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Here’s the original Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts comic series! All 9 episodes from the first book have been added below. You can also watch the Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts cartoon series on YouTube!
Here are five quick and easy special effects tips for filmmakers on a budget! Er… I mean, they’re perfect for anyone with no money. Want more kung fu movie-making tips? […]
The cell phone in your pocket can easily be turned into a complete production and distribution studio thanks to free (or relatively cheap) apps. This podcast discusses some thoughts on […]
Episode 3: Shogun, Guru, Ninja, Monk! Sensei & the Enzo clan have been kidnapped by gargoyles, Nitro & Sky have run off to rescue them, and Goose has been arrested […]
Kale is starting a new action/outdoors channel on YouTube! He’ll be posting videos from his hunting trips as he gets new footage. This first video features wildlife and a boar hunt in […]
In this episode of the podcast we’ll discuss the 4 most common mistakes filmmakers make when shooting fight scenes and how you can avoid them. Time to make the fight […]
Today’s episode of the Platypus Underground Podcast delves into the thrilling world of sword fighting in indie films! Learn 8 great techniques that will help you improve the sword fights […]
Episode 2: My great-great grandmother’s super secret kung fu spaghetti sauce Nitro, Goose, and Sensei have arrived at the Enzo Temple, but Master Enzo refuses to give back the secret […]
Today’s episode of the Platypus Underground Podcast gives you the down-low on 20 great ways to kill off your main character – just remember, no matter how your main character […]
This episode of the Platypus Underground podcast discusses how creators of webcomics, filmmakers, artists, and writers can defeat the terrible issue of having too many ideas and finally finish their […]
Episode 1: We’ll all be blackbelts someday… just not today Nitro & Goose are two monks training to get their blackbelts. But now isn’t the time to worry about belt […]
Our brand new original kung fu / fantasy web series Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts premieres tomorrow! Don’t miss it!
Feel free to make fun of the film major who can’t even shoot a simple video in focus. But once you’re done laughing at my poor video skills, make sure […]
After seeing a vision of his defeat in the flames of a witch’s fire, Warrior Wizard Wu sets out to defeat the Three Legendary Swordsmen in a kung fu battle […]
Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts premieres a week from today! Here’s an exclusive sneak peek at the show. Check back tomorrow for the trailer for our short film Legend of Tiger Fist: […]
I’ve had this original sitting around for a while, I’m glad I finally got around to recording it! Both the guitar and the voice were recorded on a pair of […]
Now’s a great time to dig in. We’re just getting warmed up. New videos are posted every Monday.
Nitro and Goose are ready for their close-ups! ….Sorta. The first episode of Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts premieres online November 1, 2015. Visit http://www.platypusundergroundproductions.com for more short films and animations. New […]
The goofy adventurer Kade Danger battles a soul-eating mummy bent on world domination with his magical machete.
The first episode of Spaghetti Sauce Blackbelts will premiere online on November 1, 2015. Subsequent episodes will be released on Sundays- because Sundays are the days when the whole family […]
Get ready for some animated kung fu comedy- Platypus Underground’s newest cartoon series will hit the web in November!
Black Key Girl is an original folky-love song I produced as part of an Audio Editing class this past semester. The guitar was recorded on a stereo Zoom recorder and […]
Rubix and Bear return for the final episode in the trilogy. They’ve arrived at the castle and are ready to rescue the princess… but not everything is as it seems.
Rubix & Bear return for Part 2 in the series! Featuring more action, more animation, and more awkward conversations.
Two bickering space adventurers set out on a quest to save a princess. With the help of some unlikely friends (and SCIENCE!) they just might actually do it.
The animation work continues for Rubix & Space Bear! Here’s a sneak peek at Part 2. Episode 1 will be online soon!
Our buddy Moral Tone just released his first fully self-produced album “Hippie-Witted Hop.” Check it out here! You can also see him playing Ting the Terrible Swordsman in our newest […]
The Far Out Adventures of Captain Rubix & Space Bear is the first animated series by Platypus Underground. Episode 1 Two bickering space adventurers set out on a quest to […]
The inept adventurer Kade Danger sets out on another quest to find some amazing treasure.
Visit The Head House in Philly tomorrow at 8pm for live music by Brandon and featuring artwork by Melissa! Click here to join the event on Facebook.
My first original piano song! This was a fun experiment as I recorded the various tracks in three different apartments across Philadelphia this past summer. Vocals were recorded on an […]
When their masters are kidnapped by an army of gargoyles, three unlikely heroes must set aside their differences and join forces as they embark on an epic quest to save the […]
A misfit refuses to accept his title as the crown prince and decides to search for treasure by travelling into other worlds through magical gateways instead.
Behind the scenes of Prince Ash. We forgot our clapperboard that day so Kale did his very best to make editing a nightmare.