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Death Penalty

Award: Yellow Pencil

Yellow Pencil / Film Advertising Crafts / Animation for Film Advertising / 2011

In a chiaroscuro mood, a firing squad is pointing guns at a prisoner. The characters, made of candle wax, start to melt down. As a reveal, the strapline ‘Death to the death penalty’, formed from candle wax, is followed by the Amnesty candle logo, explaining that Amnesty is fighting against the death penalty and that its own flame is melting down executioners.

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