Powerful example of how film, music, and design can be used to communicate a memorable message—in this case, a positive message about mental illness.
This video was created entirely in Adobe AfterEffects CC 2015, using assets created/edited in Photoshop CC 2015 and Illustrator CC 2015. The music is my own composition and recording, made with FL Studio, Adobe Audition CC 2015, and Finale.
Video by Michael Hanna. ©2015 Adams Place. All rights Reserved.
Music by Michael Hanna. ©2015 Michael Hanna. All Rights Reserved.
Special thanks to Tami Leino Hanna for her assistance in researching the Sad Hatter.
The facts, characteristics, and quotations in this video can be found in many places in the vast body of work surrounding this great man. I took most of them from these two books (which I highly recommend to anyone whose interest might be piqued by this video):
Shenk, J. (2006). Lincoln's melancholy: How depression challenged a president and fueled his greatness. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
Sandburg, C. (1993). Abraham Lincoln: The prairie years and the war years (1 volume ed.). New York: Galahad Books.
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