Black in Brazil

  • Black in Brazil
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    A special by Lucrecia Franco (CGTN America) that covers what it means to be black in Brazil. Watch to learn the history of how black culture has contributed to Brazil's modern society. You may even recognize a few familiar faces.
  • Sting: Animation transition from one story to the next
  • Newswall: Wall image behind Anchor/presenter
  • Brazil's flag is one of my favorites from around the world. So when I got this project, I wanted to use something from the flag as an element throughout the animation. 

    I chose to use equilateral triangles not only to emulate the yellow diamond in the flag but also because it acts as a "location" symbol. The triangles feature prominent figures in history, but also people featured in the reporter's packages.
  • Credits:
    Creative Director: Alexander Shields
    Design: Ronald Cortez
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