Walk Alone (Short Film)
Directed by Ayinde & Jabari Jacobs
Narrated by Beau Bridges
Starring Linn Loafi, Ty Thomas, and Graham Boyle
Baby Dinosaurs & Co.
In this episode of #JustMyThoughts I tell you why throwing shade and hating on Monday gets you nowhere.
I have always loved implementing flowers into my photography; especially flower crowns. It always seems that most photography that includes flowers are soft and involves a female model. I wanted to try something different. I wanted to use male models wearing flower crowns but I still wanted it to be masculine and edgy.
There's been a murder in Mississauga. Specifically the West District. But you didn't see anything, did you?
I have been riding around with a pack of white balloons in my car for months. Decided to finally put them to use. So Koos came thru and here is the result. Enjoy!
In this episode of #JustMyThoughts we tell you why drinking Glitter Water is bad for your health. Trust us. It will kill you.
Yesterday we dropped the commercial for our "Dinos On My Neck" jewelry collaboration with The BirdWhale. Today we start the actual giveaway of all the beautiful pieces we created. First up is "The Small One" - Based upon 100% second-hand, recycled material, and hand-painted. This is a 1 of 1 piece never to be duplicated. Follow us (@BabyDinosaursCo) on Instagram for more details on how to win.
*Images courtesy of The BirdWhale
The discussion about this jewelry collaboration started on a train in Stockholm at 3am. Drunk off good music and exhausted from back-to-back shows in Sweden, the idea of hand-painted dinosaur pieces gave us a jolt of energy that had us back in our hotel room working on sketches until 9am. Through numerous emails back and forth once we returned to the states, the stage was set for a great expression of art and friendship. Months later we were able to connect in London when the pieces were finished to shoot a commercial that highlighted the great hand-crafted work of BirdWhale and the signature storytelling style we've worked to develop at Baby Dinosaurs & Co. A few more shoots in Toronto and our home-state of Maryland and the process was complete. We present "Dinos On My Neck"
Photography: Jabari Jacobs
Models: Erin Reaves, Jabari Jacobs, Tru, Shantel Shottas, Molly (BirdWhale)
Executive Producers: AYINDE & Jabari Jacobs for Baby Dinosaurs & Co.
In episode 2 of #JustMyThoughts we warn you to stay away from the "sculpture vultures" - They don't add anything but doubt and attribute to low self-confidence. Don't let em fu*k up your sculpture
What does fuck the summer up mean? That depends on who you ask. To us at Baby Dinosaurs & Co. it means to be great and create shit that people will love. That goes for every season of course but there is just something special about the summer time. So with summer just starting we thought it would be appropriate to remind people to do what makes them happy and what they consider it is to "fuck shit up". So yeah, fuck the summer up.
Growing up we didn't quite understand mimes. They gave us a weird feeling; they were beautiful but freaked us out at the same time. We wanted to take the idea and visualize it.
Our new 1-minute show "Just My Thoughts" decides to tell you why you should throw away the bologna sandwich and be great.
We spent a few hours at the beach last weekend. In desperate need of funnel cakes and relaxation. Had a chance to shoot Madison and get some killer BTS. We lost an iphone to the ocean and had a intense standoff with a jellyfish but it was well worth it
2 blondes, black lights, a bubble machine and a bunch of 1’s. Episode 8 featured Colleen & Koos also. I wanted to basically do the exact opposite from my previous episode. Episode 8 in my opinion was very soft and slow; which worked for that. But for this I wanted it to be a bit more upbeat and edgy; overall I wanted to give it a raw feel. So here is episode 8.5 of Sundays w/ MXXM. Enjoy.
Hipster Festival Dancing 101. It's all about the commitment. And Emily fucking commits!
We thought it would be dope to take a wholesome figure and add a different element to it. Nothing over the top, but just something very subtle and see how people respond to it. We love nuns, We love raccoons, so why not blend them?
an edgy exploration of decisions, regret and the consequences of life's toughest choices.
Starring (In Order Of Appearance):
Ronald "G-Two" Gathers
Written + Shot + Directed by AYINDE™
Asst. Cinematography: Jabari MXXM Jacobs
Intern/Assistants: Brittney Barbour, Christopher Priloeau
Executive Producers: AYINDE™ & Jabari MXXM Jacobs for Baby Dinosaurs & Co.
The Sundays w/ MXXM series has been going strong for a few months now. We took a look over the past vids and noticed we never included 2 models. I felt like Colleen & Koos both have good looks that compliment each other well. I didn't want this episode to be too dramatic; I just wanted to capture them in their natural state. So here is episode 8 of Sundays w/ MXXM. Enjoy.
The internet is a beautiful place. That's where we found Riiottt a few months ago and made sure we would shoot her on our next trip to NYC. She has a real punk grunge look but still very girly (gotta love the pink hair.) Her boyfriend Trassh has a unique look also so it made sense 2 shoot them together. We had no plan on the day of the shoot. We literally just walked the streets of New York and whatever looked cool we shot. Everything came together perfect. Enjoy.
We spent some time in Dubai and loved every minute of it. From the falafel to the camel rides to standing atop the Burj Khalifa (tallest building in the world), it was experience that we will never forget.
We had the idea to do a shoot all around the color pink. We wanted it to be fun, edgy and sexy all at the same time. Jabari styled the shoot all from different Etsy shops and used some of the pieces from our upcoming collaboration w/ Sweden jewelry designer Birdwhale. Additional editing by Rose Jaffe. Enjoy APE (All Pink Everything).
We wanted to do something that was fun, creative, sexy and ratchet all at the same time. We have this weird obsession with unicorns and implementing them in ways that folks typically don't see was what we wanted to do. So with a topless blonde, a unicorn ski mask, a bubble machine & a 40oz Steel Reserve we present to you, Unicorn Shower.
We brought Christiana back for another episode (7.5 to be exact). Some stuff we loved from the cutting room floor, literally
The last episode of Sundays w/ MXXM was high energy fun, we wanted to do the opposite of that for this one but keep a consistent underlying theme. That's where the black balloons came in. And the rest just came together
Mansions On The Moons popped up on our radar when we heard they were managed by Shay Haley from N.E.R.D. (anyone who knows us personally, knows that we have been HUGE N.E.R.D. fans since "In Search Of") The idea was based on a daydream most people probably have had. Deciding to blow off work and be a kid again.
We've always had this vision of doing a shoot or scene underneath the sheets of a bed. It just seems so personal and intimate. Blend the 90s R&B mood we've been in lately with a great model/subject like Ranin and this is what you get.
Back with a new episode of "Sundays w/ MXXM" Paije has a real animated personality and she said she wanted to show off her new Miley Cyrus haircut so we did it. Pink balloons are always fun, add silly string, and you have a masterpiece.
This was actually on of our favorite songs on Yeezus. Felt like it was slept on so we wanted to create something mesmerizing and slow but also excitable and beautiful.
Tara rolled one for us. The lights got a little trippy. Then we shot this. Sundays are the dopest day of the week
We've been waiting to use some Lana Del Rey for a Sundays episode and this one felt perfect to me. As people know, we love flags so going with the good ole red, white, and blue felt right. Nik Nak was dope to work with. It really was as effortless as it feels. We love when shoots come together like that. Less work. More art.
We recently did a shoot & ad for a male grooming line called KOTFW (Kids Of The Free World) based out of Virginia. We wanted to give everything a rustic, mountain travel kind of feel. Check them out at www.KOTFW.com
We had this shoot in mind for awhile. The flowers just work, and when we got a chance to head out and do some shooting outside everything really came together. We love shoots that feel effortless. This was another one that felt this way. Sundays were made to feel like this.
When we came up with the idea for our new series [TESTSHOTS] we really just wanted to organize all the random shit we had shot over the last couple of months. Something like an awesome cutting room floor reel or just a place where unfinished stories and visuals could be highlighted. While out in Cali on tour we had a free day to shoot a music video on Venice Beach. Our friend Laraiya, who took us to an awesome hookah bar the night before, was down to take some test shots for us. This is the first installment but be sure to come back for more
We've been obsessed with roses lately. Just highlighting its beauty in simplistic and subtle ways. We wanted the model we used for this idea to have that same kind of simplistic beauty.
We do cool things on Sundays. Truly epic, awesome, unadulterated dope shit on Sundays. Hello Rose!
We do cool things on Sundays. Truly epic, awesome, unadulterated dope shit on Sundays. Say hi to Scarlett.