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Mark Oftedal’s ‘Buggy Night’ Now Available on YouTube

360-degree interactive short with production design by Caldecott-winning illustrator Jon Klassen previously launched on Moto X and Moto G devices and on the Google Spotlight Stories app on Android and iOS.

Google Spotlight Stories has added another short to its YouTube library -- Buggy Night, directed by Mark Oftedal.

In Buggy Night, a nocturnal group of singing bugs is interrupted by a flashlight beam…and a very hungry frog. The production design is by Caldecott-winning illustrator Jon Klassen, with Karen Dufilho serving as producer, Jan Pinkava as creative director, and Scot Stafford as creative director of music and sound.

This is Buggy Night’s debut on YouTube after previously launching on Moto X and Moto G and on the Google Spotlight Stories app on Android and iOS.

You can find Buggy Night and more from the Google Spotlight Stories series for viewers of all ages in the YouTube Kids app on iOS and Android. To view the full, interactive 360-degree short on YouTube, use the YouTube App on a compatible Android device. iOS users will need to download the Google Spotlight Stories app here.

Haven’t yet watched a 360 short yet? It’s fun and easy! Here’s all you need to know:

1. Select a show. 2. Hold up your phone. 3. Tilt it, turn it. 4. Discover the story everywhere you look!

Source: Google Spotlight Stories

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.