In 2020, premiere conferences and events are no longer working to elevate their experience from the year before, but are instead challenged with a drastic pivot to an entirely virtual experience. For The Atlantic Festival, their 2020 virtual event in September continued to bring on revered speakers including Hillary Rodham Clinton, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Samantha Bee, and Billy Porter. [Read more]
Director/animator Elyse Kelly’s latest visual story for The Atlantic wraps the issue of how social media companies handle censorship and free speech in a wonderfully fluid and allegorical style. [Read more]
From director Elyse Kelly: “This is the second episode of The Speech Wars, a series for The Atlantic about today’s technology and its impact on freedom of expression.
Yes, the title sounds like clickbait but this explainer (the first in The Atlantic’s new four-part series called “Life Up Close”) directed by Washington DC’s Elyse Kelly backs up the hype with science and intricate graphics. [Read more]
The Atlantic: “How Parents Should Discipline Children” animated explainer video [Read more]
Should America experience a pandemic, President Trump’s tendencies toward nationalism may fuel the fire, argues The Atlantic writer Ed Yong. [Read more]