Animator turns himself into everything from bananas to balloons

Shape shifter! Animation wizard turns himself into everything from bananas to balloons – and even a pumpkin – in mesmerising video

  • Illusionist Kevin Parry posts videos of his impressive edit tricks to social media 
  • In latest collection he transforms into balloons, a pumpkin and even a banana 
  • Parry has a decade of experience in film and animation, with millions of fans 

An illusionist smoothly transformed himself into several everyday objects in a mesmerising video collection of his latest tricks. 

Kevin Parry, from Ontario, Canada, shared a round-up of his illusions on social media, with the video entitled: ‘A collection of me turning into random objects.’

In the clip, animator Parry is seen transforming into balloons, a pumpkin and even a banana using clever editing and stop-motion techniques.

One of the tricks shows the self-proclaimed ‘video wizard’ sat at his dining room table, before slamming forward and turning into a pile of ice at impact.

In another, he disappears in place of a flame when he sneezes. 



Kevin Parry, from Ontario, Canada, shared a round-up of his illusions on social media, with the video entitled: ‘A collection of me turning into random objects’

Parry has a decade of experience in film and animation, and shares his impressive edits with 923,000 YouTube subscribers and one million fans on Instagram.

The self-taught visual effects artist, who recently became a father, also shares videos teaching his audience how he creates the mind-boggling tricks.

Parry has no shortage of fans, with one man writing his three-year-old daughter had watched his latest clip ‘on loop at least 20 times.’

He said: ‘My three-year-old was watching over my shoulder and started giggling. 


Animator Parry is seen transforming into a banana using clever editing and stop-motion techniques


One fan wrote that his three-year-old daughter had watched Parry’s latest clip ‘on loop at least 20 times and has started jumping on the mat pretending she is changing into a pumpkin’

‘She has now watched this on loop at least 20 times and has started jumping on the mat pretending she is changing into a pumpkin.’ 

Another commented: ‘Excellent! This is the content I go to Twitter for. (Still not convinced I need to go to TikTok.)’ 

While a third added: ‘My four-year-old nephew thinks these are hilarious. 

‘Now every time he falls (with no hands) on his crash pad I have to yell “Banadam!”, his celebrity banana name. We have been playing for days.’

The video, viewed more than nine million times, also caught the attention of comedians, with Chris Addison writing: ‘This is extraordinary and brilliant and also hilarious.’ 

Parry has a decade of experience in film and animation, and shares his impressive edits with 923,000 YouTube subscribers and one million fans on Instagram

Actor Sanjeev Bhaskar added: ‘This is amusing, disturbing and yet incredible in equal measures.’ 

Parry was named one of Variety magazine’s ‘Animators to Watch’ in 2016.

He has previously created videos on ’50 different ways to swim’ with styles including the ‘chased by a shark’, ‘synchronised swimming’, ‘eel’ and ‘dirty pool’.    

On his website, he says: ‘I’m a stop-motion animator and visual effects artist who stumbled into the world of full-time social media.

‘I worked on a handful of animated feature films, but left that behind to move back to Toronto and do the YouTube/Instagram thing. 

‘I specialise in mind-blowing illusions and mesmerising stop-motion.’

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