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Panorama – Syria’s Chemical War

Working with the BBC Panorama team we plotted at least 177 Syrian Chemical attacks on our map sequences; subdividing them into years, land or air attacks, different poisons and those corroborated by more than one official source. The end result was projected onto a large studio screen for pieces to camera. This was a joint BBC Panorama & BBC Arabic programme and therefore all the graphics were also supplied with their Arabic translations.
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The Real Mr & Mrs Assad – Dispatches

The ‘Dispatches’ team, led by reporter Jonathon Miller, investigated the glamourous, Western looking Assads and plotted their connections to the atrocities on the ground in Syria. The graphics were integral to the narrative of the programme, as they displayed the web of connections to President Assad and his extended family. Two large scale canvases were built incorporating militaristic detailing and gritty textures and then animated hand-drawn circles and lines highlighted the individuals concerned. The jump cutting and rapid tracking into detail further enhanced this forensic looking environment.
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