Airside + Demos: The Power Gap

British think-tank Demos teamed up with creative agency Airside to create “The Power Gap,” a three-minute visual essay that surveys the history of power structures… Read more

The Story of Cap & Trade

A new installment in the Story of Stuff series: The Story of Cap & Trade. (Thanks, Jeff!)

Jonathan Jarvis and The New Mediators

Building on the success of his incredibly lucid and educational animation, “The Crisis of Credit Visualized,” designer/animator Jonathan Jarvis announced an interesting new venture, The… Read more

The Crisis of Credit Visualized

“Oh great, here comes Old Man Cone again, rambling about visual essays.” I know, I know, but I really do believe that when motion design… Read more

Theo Alexopoulos: Preparedness Now

ShakeOut sets up this project better than I ever could: Up-and-coming film director, motion graphics designer and Art Center College of Design alumnus, Theo Alexopoulos,… Read more

The Comma

The Comma, for the Brazilian Press Association (ABI) (Thanks, Umy!)

VFS: Perfect the way we are

Vancouver Film School alumni and faculty teamed up to create, a website and visual essay attempting to bring some of Canada’s pressing social and… Read more

GOOD: The Hidden Cost of War

I love GOOD’s Transparency series. By combinging great writing with clean, concise visuals, GOOD consistently produces top-notch visual essays that treat viewers like intelligent beings.… Read more

GOOD Magazine: Lords of the Rings

GOOD Magazine’s latest addition to its Transparency series, “Lords of the Rings,” created in collaboration with Dorian Orange.

Axel Rudolph: Knowledge

[Updated with subtitles] For his final year project at Berufsakademie Ravensburg in Germany, Axel Rudolph created “Knowledge,” a proof-of-concept video for his vision of what… Read more

Framestore CFC: “Sugar Battery”

“Sugar Battery,” a new visual essay from Framestore CFC‘s design team, is a solid follow up to their previous “Hydrogen” for production company Coast. Taking… Read more