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featured by Cosmopola : ‘What is phantom traffic and why is it ruining your life?’ Directing, Storyboard, Art Design, 2D Animation by CRIS WIEGANDT c/o COSMOPOLA for Ted-Ed, Lesson by Benjamin Seibold

You’re cruising down the highway, when all of a sudden, endless rows of brake lights appear ahead. There’s no accident, no stoplight, no change in speed limit, or narrowing of the road. So why is there so much traffic? It’s due to a phenomenon called a phantom traffic jam. Benjamin Seibold explains why it happens and how we might prevent it in the future.

CRIS WIEGANDT c/o COSMOPOLA was in charge of character design and animation for the TED-Ed ‘Traffic’ videos. “I teamed up with @tededucation / @tededanimation to create an animation about ghost traffic jams. All drivers turned into monsters. I guess we all reveal our true character when stuck in traffic.”
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