Body language is 93% of communication. Crossed arms are a sign of resistance. Eye direction shows when you’re lying. Sound familiar?
This short film, commissioned by Good Practice as one of their corporate learning resources, aims to debunk many of these communication myths, with plenty of advice on how to communicate the right way in the corporate environment.
Theories about human interaction have found their way into the popular consciousness, and are now accepted as fact. Yet modern studies now show that they are questionable at best.
The project was a great opportunity to create interesting character designs. Within the brief, we were taking a lot of cues from the world of silent movies from the early 20th century. It was a lot of fun to design characters inspired by that world, with a modern aesthetic.
The silent movie style extended to the backgrounds as well… we thought about the type of place the action might take place, researching upmarket restaurants of the silent era.
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