Hamsterfeld – Seinfeld with Hamsters

I’ve done Friends with hamsters, Stranger Things with hamsters and Harry Potter with hamsters. So now check out my newest creation – Seinfeld with hamsters! Special thanks again to Westchester Rescued Hamster Haven for providing the excellent talent!

Hamsterfeld - Seinfeld with hamsters by Keith Hopkin

 

I had a lot of fun recreating this iconic set in miniature.  Look at that tiny kitchen!

Keith Hopkin, creator of Hamsterfeld Video

 

Look at this tiny little Mac computer Laura made!

Miniature Seinfeld Hamster office by Keith Hopkin

Kramer’s coffee table book about coffee tables that turns into a coffee table!

Hamterfeld by Keith Hopkin

I really wanted to get the details right 🙂

Hamster Seinfeld (Hamsterfeld) by Keith Hopkin

Sometimes I will do all of my building through the lens.

Hamsterfeld Behind the Scenes

Here’s a still from Seinfeld

Seinfeld

Video by Keith Hopkin & Laura Vitto

Special thanks to Tommi Kelly for his musical rendition of the theme!

Sweet post from www.someecards.com

Hamster Things

Hamster Things by Keith Hopkin

Ten minutes into the first episode of  the Netflix original series “Stranger Things” I fell in love. I made this homage using some of my good friends at the Westchester Hamster Rescue.

 

 

Video by Keith Hopkin & Laura Vitto

Music by Mark Lewis
VFX by Loris Ravera

Special thanks to Bob Al-Greene for illustrating the portal in the lab and
Alisa Stern for the lights and super cool trees!

Some behind the scenes photos:

 

This is me shooting on the Sony FS7 at the Westchester Rescued Hamster Haven. You can adopt a hamster there!

Hamster Things by Keith Hopkin

 

Laura did an amazing job building a tiny Castle Byres. Isn’t it cute??

Castle Byres - All Hamsters Welcome

Bob Al-Greene did a great job on this portal illustration:

Bob Al-Greene Illustration for Hamster Things

Before shooting with real hamsters I usually do some camera tests with whatever is around the office:

Hamster Things Test Shot

I carefully hand painted the lettering and tried to be as close to the show:

Hamster Things by Keith Hopkin (Behind the Scenes)

If Barb was a hamster she might look like this:

Hamster Things by Keith Hopkin