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The World, My Stuff and Me

Five short films explore the secret life of a teenager's stuff - relating global consumer and economic issues to their everyday things. The films are fun and engaging but also informative; involving a teen contributor, an interactive quiz and a series of short animation films that unpack the big issues behind their stuff.

Each film focuses on one everyday item found on the average teenager - a pair of jeans, a mobile phone, make-up, cash and cigarettes. In each, a teenager is questioned about their consumer and shopping habits. They also have to answer a series of quiz questions, allowing viewers back home to participate too, before playing a series of animation clips through an interactive screen.

The animated clips explore a range of issues such as the environmental impact of making a pair of jeans, why smokers pay so much tax, or what causes a global recession.

The films probe difficult world issues, raise important discussion points and tackle complex economics.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 16 May 2014 04:00


Role Contributor
NarratorTed Holden
ProducerSarah Ager
WriterSarah Ager
ProducerGeorgina Leslie
WriterGeorgina Leslie

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