Storyline: For decades, the government has covered up the truth around its darkest secrets using money and power. With the age of the internet and social platforms, a new means to the distribution of information was born. Over the course of the past year, intel leaks and anonymous tips have surfaced regarding these secrets. Online chats, social media, and news feeds start filling up with chatter as tensions increase between the government and its people; the people and themselves. With a presidential election nearing amidst a global health crisis, an info war breaks out between this anonymous source and the government with all crumbs pointing back at the government. Whom should we trust? What is the truth? Who is behind this movement? No name, no location, no affiliation. Only one identification: Anonymous.
Theme | Genre: Truth Seeking, Conspiracy Theory | Documentary / Mystery
Design Approach: Use of various forms of media graphic elements and blur effects to emphasize the uncer¬tainty of truth and blurred vision concept. Highlight key phrases for dramatic and serious tone. Use motion to portray the “mind mapping” of information as used in detective work. Layering to portray the density of the topics discussed.
(1) History & Government - Set the stage with government visuals and build mysterious mood by using audio clip and various isolated images to aid in mood. Include key histori¬cal moments to start story. (2) Info War & Crime - Pace builds and speed of information revealed increases, using text mainly. Audio aids in feeling of connection from one to another piece of imagery. Highlight key phrases with highlighter style motion to create attention. (3) Truth Seeking - Questions are raised.
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