27th July 2012

Revolution Productions Reviews A Conversation with My 12 Year Old Self

Have you seen the latest viral video “Conversation with My 12 Year Old Self”? As usual, it’s a YouTube viral video that has cleverly synced the interviewer’s childhood video footage with current filming. Basically, he created a mock interview between himself today and his 12 year old self, from 20 years ago. His use of spastic editing and personal memories communicated back and forth between the selves serves as a nostalgic conversation that seems almost realistic. See the video for yourself:

Charming, isn’t it? The video has attracted a dramatic number of viewers, that is 7.5 million, in less than a month. People are curious on how this video was produced. This curiosity thrives conversation on whether this video was really him. To clear your concerns, it was.

One important point: This is not web video advertising. The filmmaker sought no advertisements or compensation for the film. However, viewers have shared many thoughts on the video, which has made it go viral.

Overall, we say salute to this innovative video. While this isn’t a typical video for marketing, it has gone viral. And the more people talk about this, the more this video will continue to gain popularity. Remember, new ideas and great editing can take a simple message and drive it a long way.

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About the Author

Anish hails from London and holds a degree in software engineering from the University of Manchester. Following his education, he worked for several years in the financial industry as a platform administrator before founding Revolution Productions in 2008. In addition to over seven years of video production, Anish is seen as an industry professional, adding his insight in publications such as VentureBeat, ReelSEO and Wistia.

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