Archives for Character Animation

Anatomy of a Bribe

This is a story of how foreign companies plunder Africa’s natural resources. Using confidential documents provided to Al Jazeera by Wikileaks, “Anatomy of a Bribe” exposes the government ministers and public officials willing to sell off Namibia’s assets in return for millions of dollars in bribes. Exclusive testimony from a whistleblower who worked for Samherji, Iceland’s largest fishing company reveals that his employers instructed him to bribe ministers and even the president in return for fishing rights worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
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Diplomats for Sale

How much would you pay for diplomatic immunity? The trade in Caribbean diplomatic passports has become a magnet for wealthy foreigners, corrupt businessmen and criminals from around the world. Here we use 50's & 60's styling for the graphics & animation to help reveal this bizarre trade in Diplomatic passports.
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Marie Stopes – Explainer Films

A collaboration with Inspired films – who were commissioned by global healthcare charity Marie Stopes International to create a series of educational animation resources for their social workers in 38 countries. Translated into multiple languages, these short animations are designed to educate communities about fertility and various forms of contraception available, often directed at sub-literate audiences.
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The Secret Lives of Slim People

We were asked to produce an animated title and bumpers for Channel 4’s series “The Secret Lives of Slim People.” Some people stay slim despite never dieting or exercising. This ITN production follows two slim people over five days, unpicking their every move and morsel to find out what determines their size. GFX designed and animated by Andrew Whittle under the direction of Paul Trainor and Toni Marshall.
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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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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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The Oligarchs

Using styling borrowed from agitprop posters from Soviet Russia, Medioto helped Aljazeera’s Investigative Unit unravel a plot hatched by powerful Eastern European oligarchs to make millions of dollars from a crooked deal involving a web of offshore companies and international lawyers to raid US$160 million dollars under the noses of the authorities. The Oligarchs include an exiled gas billionaire guarded by Russian special forces, a Moscow property magnate and an Olympic show jumper on the run from Ukrainian authorities. Throughout these deliberately murky, opaque dealings our motion graphics hopefully simpilfy the processes involved in money laundering and the formation of
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Coca Cola Pac Conference 2014

We’ve provided all the elements for Coca-Cola’s conference opening film.  From quirky animated characters to an environment around the circumference of a classic coke bottle; all providing the holding device for CC to celebrate their achievements during the year. [/vc_row]
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