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What's with the name?

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Cosplayers Lip-Dub To Bon Jovi’s “It’s My Life” [VIDEO]

Ok, before we do anything here, can someone please explain to me what lip-dub is? I feel like I only started seeing it a while ago and I see no difference between it and lip-syncing. What am I missing? Anyway, here’s a video of the so-called lip-dubbing created by Rob from Cosplay Fever. It was shot last October in London during the MCM Expo. And yes, this isn’t the first time they’ve done it.

(via Geeks are Sexy)

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  • Elizabeth Martin
  • Natalie Weingartz

    Well, lip-dubs are basically lip-syncing. The only difference between that and a music video is that the singing is taken in all one shot. The only editing done to a lip-dub in the audio being placed over the clip. Both of these “lip-dubs” are in fact just music videos with lip-syncing. Not that it makes much a difference, but there is a distinction.

  • Anonymous

    That was awesome. :D 
    A lot of those costumes/cosplayers were great! Loved the Fem/Dude Sheps! <3

  • Jill Pantozzi

    Yeah I’ve read that, I guess I don’t get why the fact that the music is replaced afterwards (with the exact same music that was playing at the time) means it had to get a completely different name. ::shrug::

  • Pink Bunny

    Love this video! And if I understand Natalie correctly, lip dubbing are videos and lip sync’ing is what Ashlee Simpson did on SNL…

  • Anonymous

    Uhm… Isn’t this just a high-budget version of this:

    This remake is pretty charmless IMO. The original is great.

  • Jill Peters

    Six of one, half a dozen of another.  great job!