Comic Books in Motion: The CDC's New HIV Awareness Campaign
September 13, 2011
In a new initiative to combat HIV, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are turning to comic books. But they won't be creating traditional print comic books as many of us know them. The CDC is much more interested in using the blossoming medium of digital motion comics, which brings traditional comic book pages to a video screen and combines them with voice-overs, sound effects and music.
The HIV awareness campaign will be aimed at young people ages 15 to 24. The CDC has contracted the help of Terminus Media, an Atlanta-based comics and animation studio, to bring the campaign to life at a cost of approximately $145,000.View Full Article
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