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Almost Holy

  

ALMOST HOLY

GRAPHIC DESIGN / TYPOGRAPHY

 
 

ABOUT THE PROJECT:

We created the opening title sequence for the documentary film Almost Holy, directed by Steve Hoover.  Almost Holy is the story of Gennadiy Mokhnenko, a priest who walks a thin line between humanitarianism and vigilantism as he takes homeless and drug-addicted children,sometimes forcibly,  off the streets of Mariupol, Ukraine.

The title sequence's visuals depict the historical split of the Soviet Union through the evolution of the maps and iconic imageries symbolizing the royal history and the end of Romanov dynasty with the missing gold of the last Tsar. 

The typeface and identity design is a reflection of aesthetic influences of the Soviet Union's propaganda poster designs.

 

CREATED BY:

Studio Animal Inc.
Creative & Art Director Samm Hodges
Producer Danny Yourd
2D Artist Idil Gözde
3D Artists Lenny Wilson, Pascual Rubio, Gavin Kosko
Compositing Lenny Wilson, Gavin Kosko
Original Music Aticus Ross, Leopold Ross, Bobby Krlic
Sound Design Defacto
 

DISTRIBUTION:

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL
IDFA
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