Thursday, June 02, 2011

RSAnimate - Using Cartoons To Amplify Ideas

ParentHacks posted some thoughts on education which include a talk by Sir Ken Robinson. Sure, the talk is good. But what I found just as remarkable was the animation being drawn as the talk is given. That description probably doesn't make sense, you've got to see it for yourself:

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Impressive, no?

Apparently these style of videos are created by RSA.org and they are known as an RSAnimate. You can view more of them here. Here's another example:

(Watch Video)

I think this approach to storytelling really works. And the creativity behind it is just remarkable. I can't imagine how much effort goes into producing a single video.

As the Simpsons has shown, when you want to really speak truth, do it through cartoons. There's no better medium.

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