Ovo — Politicians Before 1900

Ovo — Politicians Before 1900

For Italian media company Ovo we made a series of short documentaries about politicians from human history before 1900. The videos are part of the online video encyclopedia ovo.com

Each video was made in only 7 days. All male characters were played by one actor. The fotographic footage we shot with the actors was rotoscoped in Photoshop and then animated in AfterEffects.

All stories were written by the Ovo company and they also recorded the voice over.

Direction & Art Direction by
Rogier Wieland

Illustrations by
Danièle Knirim
Jordi Boin
Niels van Herk
Youri Remmig
Daan Timmer

Valérie Friesen

Michel Martins

Danièle Knirim
Valérie Friesen

Music Score
Sarif Tribou

Camillo Benso

Porfirio Diaz

James Keir Hardie

Patrice de Mac Mahon

Charles Martel

Count Duke of Olivares

Cecil Rhodes

Cardinal Richelieu

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