Aljazeera – The Hostage Business

Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit takes you inside the hidden world of hostage taking, negotiations and ransom payments. We animated the recordings from these conversations using displacement distortions and scaled letterforms to help accentuate the panic in the voices and urgency of the message.

Watch the full documentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gEKW-8W5QAI

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Graphic Sequence – Hostage Phone Conversation

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Graphic Sequence – Hostage Phone Conversation