Guided by Jewish values and experience, HIAS is working to address the global refugee crisis by protecting refugees and displaced persons throughout the world and helping them to build new lives in safety and with dignity.
This film was produced for World Refugee Day, to publicise and spread awareness on HIAS' mission and values for the last 130 years.
Moth is a multi-award-winning animation studio formed by Daniel Chester, Dave Prosser, and Marie-Margaux Tsakiri-Scanatovits.
Since collectively graduating from the Royal College of Art, they have quickly become renowned for their perceptive, emotive storytelling. Whether it’s examining the looming threat of artificial intelligence, the effects of rainforest deforestation, or the plight of refugees, their colorful, hand-drawn animation style and narrative cadence possess maturity and profundity.
Their projects have been screened and awarded in festivals worldwide, including a BAFTA nomination for Matter Fisher in 2011, a British Animation Award for HIAS: For the Refugee in 2016, a D&AD Graphite pencil, and Annecy Crystal Award for their New York Times piece Modern Love: A Kiss, Deferred in 2016, as well as an ADC Young Gun Award and a YCN Professional Award for their greater portfolio of work.