THE GREAT PLASTIC PURGE
United States, 2013, 3 min
Shooting Format:HD DVD
Crew:Creative Director: Alberto Scirocco - Animators: Nick Schoener and Taehee Lee - Producer: Maria Clark - Associate Producer: Bekah Nunn
Email:bekah AT leftchannel.com
An animated short about marine plastic pollution commissioned by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). The video serves as a call for action alerting individuals, companies and governments to the devastating effects of plastic pollution in our oceans. The animation outlines how we can all make a difference by reducing, reusing and recycling!
About the director
Established in 2003 and headed by Alberto Scirocco, leftchannel is a motion design studio comprised of multidisciplinary graphic design artists specializing in motion graphics, TV spots, music videos, broadcast identities, program titles and opens, animation and graphic design, advertising and broadcast graphics. Scirocco began his career in design and art in Italy before moving to the U.S., where he helped establish leftchannel in Columbus. An adjunct professor and head of the CCAD Motion Design program, Scirocco's passion for computer animation and motion graphics is a driving force behind the firm's decisively individualistic and pioneering capabilities adaptable in a multitude of fields including film, advertising, broadcast graphics, architecture, retail planning, digital installation, projection mapping and environmental design.