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.
Contributed animation to the new 6-hour Henry Louis Gates mini-series at Oakes.
A quick tour of our Op-Vid series for Newsweek & The Daily Beast, a 2013 National Magazine Award finalist (the 47% video definitely did deserve to win).
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.
Klaidman’s provocative position on the new and quite unsettling weapon of war: drone strikes.
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! Ian McAlpin, who has been shooting all of the Op-Videos, and I collaborated throughout the piece. We’re proud! Enjoy.
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.
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.