GreenpeaceThe new campaign begins with a single bottle bouncing off Boris Johnson’s main press conference before a plastic waterfall overwhelms the prime minister and takes him to the streets. The satirical and urgent animation pours out the equivalent of the 1.8 million kilograms of trash that Britain sends to other countries on Downing Street every day, overthrowing Johnson and Michael Gove as it literally devours the British political landscape.
“Wasteminster: A disaster on Downing StreetIs the organization’s recent drive to pressure the government to introduce new policies related to recycling and the environment. “Much (of the plastic waste) is illegally dumped or incinerated, poisoning local people and polluting oceans and rivers,” said Sam Chetan-Welsh, Greenpeace political activist in the UK. “The government could put an end to this, but so far Boris Johnson is only offering half measures. We need a total ban on all exports and laws on plastic waste so that UK companies can reduce the amount of plastic they make in the first place. “
Conceived and produced by Studio birthplace Next Park VillageThe short film features cutting-edge quotes from interviews and speeches by Johnson and the UK government, many of whom boast of the nation’s success in tackling pollution. While the 3D characters are similar to Johnson and Gove, directors Jorik Dozy and Sil van der Woerd say they are not identical to “give these real politicians some distance. After all, they’re just dummies. Our intention was not to ridicule politicians, but rather to put their dummy personas in direct conflict with the invisible consequences of their own actions. “
Read more about the Greenpeace initiative and the film’s production process, which involved lengthy research and the help of CG producers Method & Madness Studio Birthplace website.
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