Monthly Archives May 2018

Islamophobia Inc

An Aljazeera Investigation This investigation looks at the more recent upsurge in attacks on the Muslim communities in the US, most importantly since the election of Donald Trump. It examines the tactics of right-wing groups that instigate a fear of Islam, including how they manipulate social media to create a false narrative that Muslims are trying to take over the country. Our Motion Graphics help show how Anti-Muslim messages proliferate social media and our explainers help show how bought-in followers, fake accounts and bots amplify that message. You can also watch the full documentary on YouTube. [/vc_row
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Panorama – Hacked: Smart Home Devices

Smart devices and the latest technological gadgets give us remote control of our homes and our cars – but how safe are they? Reporter Fiona Phillips investigates… To help highlight the nature of the smart homes vulnerabilities we built a model of the owners house and textured it so it appeared as a normal flat illustration. We could populate the rooms with animated characters and numerous smart devices all transmitting data awaiting capture from the hacker. Directed and Produced by Christopher Hardy for Hardcash Productions.
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Cricket’s Match Fixers

Over 18 months of investigations, Medioto worked with Aljazeera’s Investigative Unit and helped reveal how criminal gangs bribe players and officials to fix matches and parts of matches – and make millions from betting on guaranteed outcomes. The initial inspiration for the designs came from Bollywood posters and obviously some of the title text echo the old fashioned scoreboards on the cricket ground. Apart from the obvious title-card, we built profile animations, explainers for the uninitiated cricket fans, test match chapter headings, phone call animations, document/newspaper sequences and the players and authorities ‘right of reply’. There’s a montage below and
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Exposure – Great Ormand St. Hospital – EGID

A department treating sick children within Great Ormand Street Hospital has been found mis-diagosing & over treating patients. This documentary from ‘Amazing Productions’ uses our animated explainers to demonstrate how Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease (EGID) is diagnosed and the scale of the problem and number of patients treated by GOSH leading to the closure of this departments. The child-like drawn characters were animated by a traditional hand-drawn method which not only provides the context but also provides charm and warmth to lift the analytical nature of this investigation.
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