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Football is priceless, literally

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 21-12-2013 09:45 | Category: Sport



A Game of Numbers

Kris Hofman tells the story of the big business Premier League Football. And how is has become a destructive financial imbalance between the mega wealthy stars of the game and their fans. What was once a real working man’s game, is unaffordable to many fans.

It is told with a set of custom illustrated football playing cards that feature drawings of the men and women who ‘make’ the game.
The film was originally directed for the NY Times.

More work from Kris Hofman:
- The Feminism issue: Aftermath
- The food we eat has a story to tell
- The London Olympics: Vote your Greenwash Gold

Kris Hofman website here.



Additional credits:
Directed and illustrated by Kris Hofmann
Written by Kris Hofmann and Phil Wall
with Henri White
Narrated by Tom McClane

Director of Photography / Mirko Beutler
Camera and Lighting Assistant / Peter Panoa
The House of Cards / The Arches Studio

Sound & Music / Alexander Zlamal
Editor / Giorgio Gremigni
Colourist / Jack McGinity
VO record / Nacho Martin
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