Animated Stories

By Mr. Fatta | Animated stories from real life interviews with the folks at StoryCorps


Which is Nerdier: Star Wars or Star Trek?

Star Trek

The Employment: A Prize-Winning Animation About Why We’re So Disenchanted with Work Today

What did Argentine filmmaker Santiago Grasso have in mind when he created the prize-winning animation <i>El Empleo</i> (<i>The Employment</i>) five years ago? Was …


Frank Curre

On December 7, 1941, 2,403 Americans died when hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in Oahu, …

Pearl Harbor

Chloe Longfellow

When Chloe Longfellow was 3 years old, her father died, forcing Chloe’s mother to take on a variety of jobs to support her family. Chloe began …

Media Industry

Here’s what would happen if you fired a gun in space

Just in case things get ugly and the world erupts into a real Star Wars, yes, it is possible to shoot a gun in space. Here's everything that would happen to you when you pull the trigger.<p><i>Produced by Justin Gmoser and Jessica Orwig. Original graphics by Dragan Radovanovic.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter


Why North America Looks the Way it Does

North America is a beautiful continent that’s home to the Rockies, Yosemite, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and many more natural wonders. How did …

Frank Lloyd Wright Interview Gets New, Animated Life

Even in cartoon form, the architect owns his arrogance.<p>When someone told Frank Lloyd Wright that his design for the Guggenheim Museum looked like a washing machine, he told them their opinion was worthless. The museum actually looks more like a parking garage, but Wright is unfortunately no longer …

How Storytelling Improves User Experience

To say that the digital world has provided us with access to a great deal of information is an understatement. Admit it, our lives revolve around …

Pixar's Tribute to Cinema

This 12-Minute Animation Will Help You Use Your Brain Better

Living in your left brain? Here's how to strike a better balance.<p>Are you dominated by the right or left hemisphere of your brain? Barring brain injury, all people use both, yet many of us feel that one side or the other is stronger or more in control. But what does that actually mean?<p>For many …

The Difference between Story and Narrative

<i>by Steven R. Corman</i><p>A presentation by John Hagel, Chairman of Deloitte, at the recent SXSW conference has been getting a lot of play in the …

The Machine Stops

For the album by Hawkwind, see The Machine Stops (album).<p>"<b>The Machine Stops</b>" is a science fiction short story (12,300 words) by E. M. Forster. After …

All Stories Are the Same

From Avatar to The Wizard of Oz, Aristotle to Shakespeare, there’s one clear form that dramatic storytelling has followed since its inception.<p>A ship lands on an alien shore and a young man, desperate to prove himself, is tasked with befriending the inhabitants and extracting their secrets. …


This Short Animation Reveals A Brutal Truth About Life That Everyone Should Watch

Miss Devine

Eyes on the Stars

To R.P. Salazar, with Love

A Family Man

Always a Family

Could we actually live on Mars? - Mari Foroutan


<b>StoryCorps’ mission is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate</b> …

The incredible collaboration behind the International Space Station - Tien Nguyen

The Nature of War

"Q&A" from StoryCorps

A Good Man

"Germans in the Woods" from StoryCorps

Traffic Stop

Nov15 Track 1 Week 2 - #MetagameBookClub

Metagame Book Club: Games and Psychology (Fall 2015). Nov. 16, 2015. "Narrative Design and the Psychology of Emotions and Immersion in Games" by …