Better Humans

https://vimeo.com/channels/staffpicks/279030529 Sexy yetis, scientists and neon colours collide in Better Humans: a kaleidoscopic romp through the possibilities of gene editing and body augmentation. As part of a...
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Sexy yetis, scientists and neon colours collide in Better Humans: a kaleidoscopic romp through the possibilities of gene editing and body augmentation.

As part of a 7-part series commissioned by Massive Science on the lasting impact of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.

We designed the film entirely with Posca pens on plastic cels, head to our website for some insight on the making of this project:
moth.studio/work/#/better-humans/

Produced, Directed and Designed by Moth Studio

Animation: Maria Morris, Keziah Philipps, Knifeson Yu and Moth Studio
Compositing: Daniele Baiardini, Keziah Philipps, Ross Plaskow and Moth Studio

Featuring
Braden Allenby, environmental ethicist and environmental attorney sustainability.asu.edu/person/braden-allenby/
Conor Walsh, biomedical engineer seas.harvard.edu/directory/walsh

Sound + Music by Skillbard skillbard.com/
A Co-Production of Massive + Plympton massivesci.com/ + plympton.com/
Producer Harriet Bailey harriet-bailey.com/
Senior Producer Nadja Oertelt nadjaoertelt.com/
Executive Producers Ed Finn + Bob Beard edfinn.net/ + csi.asu.edu/people/bob-beard/

Produced for the Frankenstein Bicentennial Project at Arizona State University frankenstein.asu.edu/
In partnership with the MIT Press and the MIT Media Lab
Supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Subscribe to Massive massivesci.com/newsletters/massive/

Full series can be found here: Reanimation! Science Stories about Frankenstein

Cast: Moth, Maria Morris, Keziah Philipps, Knifeson, daniele baiardini, Ross Plaskow and Skillbard

Tags: science, animation, mary shelley, genetics, frankenstein, CRISPR, monsters, science fiction, sci-fi, future and neon

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