The Impact of Birdman on Pop Culture: Enter Sesame Street and Big Birdman

Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Orange Pants)

Its a close race for Best Picture at this year’s Academy Awards. 8 films are in the running for this coveted Oscar statue: American Sniper, Birdman, Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Imitation Game, Selma, The Theory of Everything, and Whiplash.

Creative geniuses over at Sesame Street‘s Sesame Workshop (found through Mashable Watercooler‘s YouTube page) have submitted this video for your award season consideration. Meet Caroll Spinney, as himself, and his alter ego, Big Bird, in Big Birdman. “How did we get here? How did we get to Sesame Street?”

Caroll Spinney as himself and Big Bird
Matt Vogel as Big Bird
Joey Mazzarino – Director
Geri Cole and Joe Hennes – Writers
Andrew Moriarty – Camera
Jesse Averna – Editor
Paul Rudolph – Music

For your consideration this Awards season - Big Birdman, starring Caroll Spinney as himself and his alter ego Big Bird #Oscars

~Arielle Q.


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