Yeah Right!

Yeah Right!

Infobox Film
name = Yeah Right!

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director = Ty Evans
Spike Jonze
producer = Megan Baltimore
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narrator =
starring =
music = Sam Spiegel
cinematography = Ty Evans
Tom Lohmann
editing = Ty Evans
distributor = Girl Skateboards
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country = flagicon|USA U.S.
language = English
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imdb_id = 0368456

Yeah Right! Is a skateboarding video by Girl Skateboards, directed by Ty Evans and Spike Jonze. It is notable for its soundtrack, length, and the extensive use of never-before-seen (in a skateboarding video) special effects.

A short prologue pays tribute to skater Keenan Milton, who died in 2001. Milton was part of Chocolate Skateboards team, a subset of Girl Skateboards.

The introduction credits for the video feature a unique series of shots in ultra-slow motion, filmed with Jonze's personal camera that is capable of shooting 100 frames per second. The camera is low to the ground and very close to the skateboarder as various flip tricks are completed.

Throughout the video, there are many special effects used. The first one seen is on the title clip, where skateboarder Eric Koston pushes up to an invisible ramp, goes up into the air and clears an entire road. As he lands, skateboarder Brandon Biebel shouts, "Yeah Right!"

There are several different scenes in between skaters' parts which make use of green screen technology and other camera effects. One shows the Girl skate team performing tricks and then throwing the board outside the camera's perspective, next appearing in the hands of another skater in a completely different area. It continues until Mike Carroll breaks the board attempting a nollie over a trash can. He leaves the remains behind, which then fuse together, making the board whole again. Another shows the skaters on invisible boards, again with the use of green screen technology.

A cameo is made by Owen Wilson. He is in a parking lot with Rick Howard, Eric Koston and Mike Carroll preparing to perform a trick on a handrail. By framing the camera very carefully, it appears that Wilson attempts the extremely difficult trick (a backside bluntslide). However, while the camera was facing the opposite direction for a moment, Wilson had slipped out of the frame and is replaced by Eric Koston who is wearing a wig and matching clothes. Koston performs the trick down the staircase and Wilson reappears in the shot after Koston lands to make it look like he completed the trick.


#Keenan Milton: Royal Flush - Worldwide
# Opening Credits: Squeak E. Clean - Martian Sunrise
# Intro: Dub Diablo - Disco Headache
# Brandon Biebel: Ghostface Killah - Apollo Kids (Instrumental)
# Brian Anderson: Interpol - Obstacle 1
# Crailtap Section: Fatlip feat. Chali 2na - Today's Your Day
# Marc Johnson: - Intro: Happy Mondays - 24 Hour Party People
# Marc Johnson: - Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart
# Chocolate Montage: David Bowie - Fame
# Gino Iannucci: Guns N' Roses - It's So Easy
# Owen Wilson: Public Enemy - Terminator X
# Robbie McKinley: Talib Kweli - Get By (Instrumental)
# Mike York: Funkadelic - I've Got A Thing, You've Got A Thing, Everybody's Got A Thing
# Justin Eldridge: Incredible Bongo Band - Apache
# Girl Montage: Death in Vegas - Help yourself
# Paul Rodriguez Jr.: Nas - Get Down
# Paul Rodriguez #2: Nas - Made You Look
# Jereme Rogers: Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough
# Mike Carroll: Scarface - Born Killer
# Rick McCrank Intro: Ugly Casanova - Diamonds On The Face Of Evil
# Rick McCrank: Le Tigre - Deceptacon
# Invisible Board Montage: John Frusciante - Murderers
# Eric Koston: Frank Black - Los Angeles
# Outro: Fatboy Slim - Don't Let The Man Get You Down

External links

* [ "Yeah Right!" at SkatevideoSite]

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