Double Take video series

 

Series description

The following videos appeared in an interactive format for The Guardian US that allowed the audience to explore the narrative in a non-linear fashion -- starting with an introduction and providing a series of endings, some based on expert speculation and others real. All animations are based on interviews done with experts on the subject matter conducted by audio producer and reporter Benjamin Frisch with original scoring by Fraser Campbell and animation by Nayeli Lavanderos. The videos below are the segments that made up the three episodic interactive videos in the series.

 
 
 

Episode 1: What if Hitler took the world to war sooner?

Introduction - What if Hitler took the world to war sooner?

Real history: Hitler waits

 

Alternate history: Hitler strikes sooner

 
 

Episode 2: Could Hitler have fooled the world forever?

Introduction: Could Hitler have fooled the world forever?

Real history: Hitler is exposed

 

Alternate history: Hitler clings to power

 
 

Episode 3: Can cultures truly emerge after war?

Introduction: Can cultures truly emerge after war?

Real history: The US wins the war

Alternate history 1: Japan wins the war

Alternate history 2: Japan never goes to war