Mankind from Space is an epic journey of discovery using real satellite data and astonishing CGI to reveal how we have transformed our planet and produced an interconnected world of extraordinary complexity.
BROADCASTER: DISCOVERY CHANNEL
CLIENT: DARLOW SMITHSON
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: IAIN RIDDICK
PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY : DUNCAN COPP
VFX CREATIVE DIRECTOR : SIMON CLARKE
By looking at the earth today and travelling back and forth through time, Mankind from Space explores our ceaseless quest to build better, more prosperous, safer and interesting lives.
Working with VFX company Intelligent Creatures in Canada we were tasked with designing and animating a series of complex data webs that could be layered over the Earth, revealing the conncected global activity of humans through shipping, roads and air.