Stop the Show (aka WAR) (Stop the Show)

Max Hattler

Country: United Kingdom / Spain / Germany
Year: 2013
Format: Digital
Length: 1 min
Image: Colour
Language: No dialogue

Producer: Max Hattler, Contrapunto BBDO
Animation: Max Hattler, Victor Bregante
Editor: Aurora Hidalgo, Raul Lopez
Music: Oeo, Max Hattler
Sound: Oeo, Max Hattler



A kaleidoscopic animation to symbolically denounce the lack of will various global states exhibit to put in place robust regulatory controls for the arms trade. Commissioned by Amnesty International.


  1. Special Mention - One Shot International Short Film Festival, Armenia
  2. Honourable Mention - Visual Music Award, Germany
  3. Bronze Design Lion - Cannes Lions Festival, France
  4. Silver Award Public Good and Bronze Award Sound Design - FIAP, Miami, USA
  5. Design Merit Award Broadcast and Moving Image / Broadcast Design, and Craft / Animation - One Show NYC, USA