Polar Sea 360°
Polar Sea traces the journey of three men through the Arctic Ocean, and the Northwest Passage in particular, from Reykjavik, Iceland, to the Aleutian Islands of Alaska. Sailing in the Dax, the men observe and reflect on the changing climactic conditions in the region and the effects on the territory and the natives.
The ten episodes explain the history of the native Inuits, the local culture, hunting, music, climate problems and scientific research.
The engrossing interactive aspect of the documentary gives the viewer the opportunity to dip into the polar seas and move around at 360° within the video. The narration and the logbook are enhanced with interactive maps and photographs to trace the sailboat's route.
Refuge: 18 Stories from the Syrian Exodus
Long-form article, 2014
Eighteen people tell their stories about the Syrian war. Forced to flee to urban slums or overcrowded refugee camps in adjoining countries, they talk about their survival after the loss of family members, their house, their city because of an endless, complicated war.
From margins to mainstream: the rapid shift in French public opinion
Data visualization, 2015
Numbers cannot explain the Charlie Hebdo tragedy, but they can help provide some of the context and clarity needed to better understand complexity. The figures tell us the story of a France that has changed - and has done so rapidly in a relatively short period of time.
EVERYDAY REBELLION: THE ART OF CHANGE
Creative non-violent protest and civil disobedience
An award-winning documentary and cross-media project that informs on and promotes the power of creative resistance and civil disobedience around the globe. Of extensive reach, the work combines film, digital and social media into a multi-faceted hybrid that reflects the diverse non-violent methods used in combatting violent systems of governing. The three-part project consists of a web platform, which brings together all kinds of struggles around the world and shares the creative and non-violent methods and tactics used, via videos, articles, manuals, user comments; a documentary for television and theatrical release, which focuses on activists around the world; and interactive tools. Links to CANVAS, Oxfam, Corporate Europe Observatory, TEDx talks …
Serious game, 2014
An interactive investigation, in game form, of the lucrative illegal fish trade in Sierra Leone. Through videos and interactive maps the viewer becomes an explorer/ investigator who will conduct an enquiry into the illegal traffic of fishing trawlers and the corruption that lies underneath the business. Sailing on the Atlantic accompanies the four phases of the game.
Carbon emissions: past, present and future
Data visualization, 2014
Who stinks the most. As the UN climate talks open in Lima to agree on a draft text for a treaty in Paris next year, here is a timeline of world’s top 20 emitters of carbon dioxide since the dawn of industrialisation.
IN THE BELLY OF THE BEAST
Long-form article, 2013
Long-form article: videos, data maps on the dirty truth about cheap meat.
A small band of animal rights activists have been infiltrating the factory farms where animals are turned into meat under the most terrific circumstances. Now the agribusiness giants are trying to crush them.
FIRST WORLD WAR - THE STORY OF A GLOBAL CONFLICT
Ten historians from 10 countries give a brief history of the first world war through a global lens. Using original news reports, interactive maps and rarely-seen footage, including extraordinary scenes of troops crossing Mesopotamia on camels and Italian soldiers fighting high up in the Alps, the half-hour film explores the war and its effects from many different perspectives.
THE ‘BOYS’ IN THE BUNKHOUSE - THE MEN OF ATALISSA
Long-form article, 2014
For decades, a group of men with intellectual disabilities seemed happy living in a small Iowa town. Then their neighbors found out the truth.