Inspired by the collage work of Henri Matisse, this animation aims to paint a picture of optimism and hope for education worldwide. We collaborated with the talented Jimmy Simpson to create the visuals for this piece and were given a wide berth to explore the creative direction by the lovely people at UNESCO.

The United Nations Secretary-General launched the Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) in 2012 to spur renewed efforts to reach global education goals. By rallying a broad spectrum of world leaders and advocates, GEFI aims to raise the political profile of education, inspire new partnerships and mobilize additional funding to deliver on the promise of Education for All.

Produced at: Man vs Magnet
Directed by: Matt Smithson
Design and Animation: Jimmy Simpson
Character Animation: Arthur Metcalf
Producer: Katie Smithson