A sickened Mother Nature swears to kill us all with climate change

The warning is courtesy of BBH New York

Published On
Oct 31, 2018

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Let’s be honest--Halloween is a time to celebrate “scary” things, like slasher flicks and haunted houses, not actually frightening issues like nuclear war and runaway climate change. BBH New York is tackling the really scary stuff with a short film starring a sickened, enraged Mother Nature.

Afflicted with scabrous infections and leaking bile, she’s bound to her bed by the damage caused by human actions: pollution, carbon emissions, deforestation, and she’s fed up. “I’ll be here long after I burn you motherfuckers to a crisp, when my seas have risen and wash you all away,” she cries.

Interspersed with the tirade are real scenes of forest fires, tornadoes, waves crashing against a sea wall and families trying desperately to make it to higher ground. But her threat ends with a glimmer of hope. “I suppose there’s still time to save your children, save your species, save mankind.”

The spot was directed by BBH NY creative directors Dean Woodhouse and Hugo Bierschenk and developed with Grease Films and Slaughterhouse, the agency’s in-house production arm.

Credits

Date
Oct 31, 2018
Directed by:
Hugo & Dean
Written by:
Hugo Bierschenk
Written by:
Dean Woodhouse
Written by:
Hemant Jain
Written by:
Peter Roach
Starring:
Claudia Muniz
Executive Producer:
Ed Zazzera
Producer:
Meg Volk
Producer:
Marc F. Baill
Director of Photography:
Eric Teti
1st Assistant Camera:
Tyler Pakstis
2nd Assistant Camera:
Ben Scofield
Data Manager:
Stephen Venezia
Production Sound Mixer:
Kevin Hasting
Gaffer:
Alexa Carroll
Best Boy Electric:
Prannoy Jacob
Key Grip:
Sandro Medici
Best Boy Grip:
Mace Vannoni
Set Decorator:
Juliana Kuttruff
Sfx Makeup Artist :
Aria Ferraro
Production:
Slaughterhouse
Production:
GREASE
Music:
Extreme Music
Editor:
Jim Schwartz
VFX Supervisor:
Ilia Mokhtareizadeh
VFX Artist:
Kyle Zemborain
Color:
Fergus McCall
TItle Design:
Lori Hamasaki
Business Affairs:
Librado Sanchez
Business Affairs:
Cristina Chouza

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