A Stop-Motion Treat from BBC Radio 1
By Maria Popova
We’re all for openness and transparency. Which is why we love BBC Radio 1’s Access All Areas initiative — a weeklong experimental exercise in cracking open the silo and offering listeners a gritty, live look behind the scenes of the iconic studio.
As part of the project, Radio 1 launched the Meet The Listeners campaign, negotiating with all the mobile operators to drop charges for picture messages to Radio 1 and asking listeners to send in pictures of themselves in order to put put a face to the loyal audience that defines Radio 1.
In a single day, they received 42,000 photos, then used them to stitch together this lovely stop-motion film:
Published December 18, 2009