Viral Video Imagines Los Angeles Without Any Traffic

Filmmaker uses movie magic to make all the cars disappear from the streets of a city known for heavy traffic.
1:14 | 07/23/14

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It's the third most traffic congested city in the world. Angelino spending a 59 hours a year sitting in the grind but sites like these, the city of angels as a complete ghost town. It's unheard of but this morning the stunning video called urban isolation has everyone talking after appearing on buzzfeed. Just take a look. The Walt Disney concert hall, empty. An overpass just a skateboarder there and the entrance to I-5, the freeway with the worst traffic in the state, pretty desolate. I was thinking how cool if traffic didn't exist. Basically kind of making a ghost town out of like. Reporter: But how did this director pull it off? In the video itself, you don't see any cars, but when they're skating on the freeway there actually were cars. Reporter: He used an editing program to cut out the cars, a slow and teedous process that took hundreds of hours. It looks so peaceful and calm. But cars were actually whizzing by at 80 miles an hour. There were definitely some sketchy types shooting some of

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