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Hands Only CPR Hip Hop

We're going to tell you how you can turn the world around. If you put your mind to it, you can reach the stars. Learn the new CPR! Produced by the American Heart Association and ARG! Cartoon Animation LLC, animation produced and directed by Artie Romero, with artwork by Matthew Rebel and Ayla Radies, original music score by Maya Miko and vocals by high school teens .

  • Artie Romero
    Johnny Mnemonic, Lost (1983), Adventures of Turtle Taido
  • Maya Miko
    Music score
  • Megan Pitman
  • Jason Lewis
  • Matthew A. Rebel
    Artwork and animation
    Adventures of Turtle Taido
  • Ayla Radies
    Artwork and animation
  • Project Type:
    Animation, Documentary, Music Video, Short, Other
  • Genres:
    Health, First aid, CPR, Disability, Rescue
  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 7 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 13, 2013
  • Production Budget:
    4,800 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital HD 1080p
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Artie Romero

Artie Romero started his career as an animation producer and director at Everyman Studios in 1981. He changed the studio's name to ARG! Cartoon Animation in 1994, and in a twenty-month period spanning 2005-2006, their website at Artie.com logged over one billion hits. Romero has screen credits on four feature films, five TV series and one PBS special, and his studios have produced tens of thousands of animations. In 2016, his production of "Adventures of Turtle Taido" was screened on Animation Day at Cannes. The studio's current website is ArtieStick.com.

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Director Statement

"I'm happy that we were selected to produce this animated music video for the American Heart Association. We enjoyed producing the original song with Maya Miko, but we feel honored to have helped spread the word about the new hands-only CPR. We hope you enjoy our short film, and that you decide to step up and make a difference!"