In the most recent media push for Charity: Water, a video of motion graphics explains the importance of clean water and what millions have to go through every day just to get something questionable to drink. Twenty dollars can buy one person access to a safe water source. Kristen Bell narrates.
[Video Link via @JonathanJarvis]
Thanks for sharing this. Here is a link to graphics on similar topic, made with sponges. http://infosthetics.com/archives/2011/04/can_we_keep_up_a_physical_data_visualisation_using_water_and_sponges.html
The video would have been a lot more enjoyable if it wasn’t loaded to the gills with misandry…
The video format of viz certainly seems compelling for a narrowly guided message, especially when the audience is “the masses”. I wonder if anyone has done research on the info-video format vs. info-actives (sorry, we probably don’t need a new term but i couldn’t help it).
Another video by Jarvis is here at the bottom of the page:
FWIW I will also share my global sanitation/water viz:
Commenting disabled on their tube video… lol maybe they should bring this to one of the wallstreet fatcats, see how much they care about humanity.