Joe Posner is video director and a founding member of Vox.com, a general interest news site for the 21st century. Its mission is simple: Explain the news.
Fire-Works made identity and community-assisted environmental design for a new district public school in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn.
Throughout 2013, collaborators Lam Thuy Vo, Susan E. McGregor and I have been at work at a new framework for interactive video, extending on Mozilla’s popcorn.js library. We call it Data Docs, short for Data-Driven Documentaries. We invented this and made a very rough draft of the idea at the POV Hackathon. Since then, the [...]
Massively Open Online Courses are all the rage. We were honored to create these three opening salvos for our alma mater’s first foray into the field.
The two newest Fire-Works videos were commissioned by Marketplace for their weeklong series “A Robot Ate My Job,” and are two completely different approaches to that same question! This is the first, and we hope you enjoy. A special thanks goes out to Davin Kuntze and Woodside Press for taking the time to let us [...]
Motion design for Marshall Curry & Sam Cullman’s Oscar Nominated story of Daniel McGowan, the Earth Liberation Front, and the nature of terrorism. Now available on Netflix Instant.
Designed for print & motion for REAGAN – Eugene Jarecki’s HBO feature documentary reexamining the life of our 40th President. We selected photos that echoed the film’s unique look at man and myth, a type strong enough to represent his impact (both real and imagined), and a minimal approach to get out of the way [...]
My first big project, “Freakonomics” played across the US and is available on Netflix Instant, DVD and Blu-Ray. I helped develop, associate produced, and led the animation team as production designer under director Eugene Jarecki. Click for details & a clip.