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How the BBC made its 2018 World Cup trailer entirely out of tapestry

It took six months and 600 tapestries to bring to life a trailer inspired by Russian mosaics, Soviet poster art and bus stopsThe story behind the BBC’s remarkable World Cup trailer begins some time ago, with a 12-year-old on a day trip to a boat show becoming entranced by an embroidery machine. Many years later the boy, now working in animation and also the singer and guitarist in a rock band, produced a Kickstarter-funded, Channel 4-backed fully embroidered animated video for one of their songs. It was, he says, “the...

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Published By: theguardian.com - 5 days ago