In Germany there are over 1.7 Million voluntary workers that operate in a multitude of different fields. Together they build an extensive safety net that can be relied on almost 24/7.
With the Helfende Hand Awards, the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) annually honours outstanding voluntary work in four different categories. In collaboration with Serviceplan Berlin, Mate realised one short film for each category to communicate the outstanding work of all nominees in a clear yet playful and visually appealing way.
Although the wooden figures and organic textures give the impression that the scenarios are crafted by hand and touchable in real life, everything is in fact 100% digitally made.