beeple: Transparent Machines

beeple’s provocative short film, “Transparent Machines,” posits that if we want to blame anyone for lack of privacy online, we should start with ourselves.

Oil’d by Chris Harmon

Oil’d by Chris Harmon, a visual essay that reminds us of our dependence on black gold

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 Perfectthewayweare.ca, 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