Client: Clinton Global Initiative
Project: Inside Impact: East Africa
Directors: Felix Lajeunesse & Paul Raphael
Established in 2005 by President Clinton, the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) convenes global leaders – i.e. sitting and former heads of state, Nobel laureates, leading CEOs, heads of foundations and NGOs, major philanthropists, and members of the media – to create and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. Together with Matter Unlimited, a creative agency exclusively focused on social impact, CGI approached m ss ng p eces and Félix and Paul Studios to produce and direct Inside Impact, a new virtual reality series. The series’ first film highlights the work CGI develops in East Africa, and brings the viewer inside the action unlike anything seen before. Inside Impact was honored with the 2016 AICP Next Award and was nominated for a 2016 Daytime Emmy.
How to watch:
(1) As VR with the Oculus Headset, for the optimal viewing experience: downloadable from the Oculus VR Store.
(2) As spherical video on the Facebook mobile app for iPhone or Android: Once you've downloaded the free Facebook app to an (a) iPhone 4S or newer with iOS7 or newer, (b) iPad 2 or newer with iOS7 or newer, or (c) Android with 4.3 or newer, view the experience at this link on the Clinton Global Initiative page.
(3) As spherical video on CGI's Facebook page from a computer: From Google Chrome or Firefox, view the experience here. If viewed in the Safari or Internet Explorer browsers, the video will play without a 360 degree view.
Inside Impact – Watch President Clinton present Inside Impact: East Africa in his opening remarks at the 2015 Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting.
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Clinton Foundation – Inside Impact: East Africa Nominated for a 2016 Daytime Emmy Award