School of Life “Why We are All Addicts”

Alain De Botton: “We tend to imagine that we can only become addicted to a few sorts of things. But real addiction is about using something, anything, to keep our real emotions, fears and hopes at bay. There are many more addicts among us than we think.”

Director Yan Dan Wong is a freelance animator based in Malaysia, she graduated from Kingston University in London with a BA in illustration and animation in 2016.

Client: School of Life
Written and narrated by Alain De Botton
Directed, designed and animated by Yan Dan Wong
Additional coloring by Ying Ying Tey