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Coke Habit

Commissioned and made by

Dress Code

Lead Artist

Derek Muro


This short was hand-selected for Vimeo's Staff Pick Premieres and subsequently lit up the online film community, going on to win the 2017 One Screen Short Film Festival award for Best Animation and a 2018 Webby Award. In this true story, poor Mike recalls his horrific high school Coke Habit. Inspired by the artwork, we explored music and sound design to express those not-so-subtle emotions of this teenager falling into the abyss.

YouTooCanWoo provided Original Music, Sound Design, Foley, Dialogue Edit and Mix.

The Summer after 10th grade Mike spent two solid weeks with horrible horrible migraines, dizziness, blind spots and tunnel vision—he didn’t know what it was… This is the story of his Coke Habit.

"Coke Habit" is this week's Staff Pick Premiere! Read more about it here:

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Produced and Directed by: Dress Code (

Executive Producers: Dan Covert + Andre Andreev
Producer: Tara Rose Stromberg
Production Coordinator: Nick Stromberg

Art Director: Marcin Zeglinkski
Design: Maddie Edgar, Josh Parker, Mercy Lomelin, Marcin Zeglinski
Lead Animator: Marcin Zeglinski
Animation: Evan Anthony, Erika Bernetich, Yuval Haker, Vincenzo Lodigiani, Mercy Lomelin, Rasmus Löwenbrååt, Andy Mastrocinque, Josh Parker, Eddie Song

Music & Sound: YouTooCanWoo
Story by: Mike Cook, Dan Covert, Tyler Jensen, Marcin Zeglinski