Storytelling

Making big ideas accessible worldwide

Current Projects

'Sapiens: A Graphic History' Series

A radical adaptation of the bestselling book Sapiens into a graphic novel, in collaboration with the genre’s leading artists

The concept:

  • The story of humankind retold in a visual and humorous way, narrated by a fictional Yuval Noah Harari character
  • A series of 5 books co-written by Yuval Noah Harari and David Vandermeulen, and illustrated by Daniel Casanave
  • Volume 2 of the series to be published in multiple languages in autumn 2021.
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Expected to launch
Sapiens Live -- An Immersive Experience

A mixed reality and live-action experience that will launch in a cultural capital in 2023

The concept:

  • An immersive show that sweeps through the whole story of humankind in one hour - connecting the past to the present, and inviting visitors to re-write the future
  • A touring experience developed in collaboration with the industry’s leading storytellers and designers, that will enable audiences worldwide to access big ideas in an immediate and visceral way
  • Unlike traditional exhibitions, the show will use tools like an augmented reality app to extend the visitors’ experience beyond the physical exhibit.
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Expected to launch
Big Secrets of History (working title) -- A Children's Book Series

A new book series for pre-teens, to be launched in 2022 in collaboration with schools

The concept:

  • A series of 5 big-history books for 21st century kids, written by Yuval Noah Harari - with illustrations by Ricard Zaplana Ruiz
  • Each volume to explore a different stage in the story of humankind – from the cognitive revolution to the present moment
  • Books to be accompanied by a pack of learning materials for partner schools worldwide
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Expected to launch
Ancestors (working title) - A Fictional Series

A fictional television series exploring the lives of early humans

The concept:

  • A multi-season fictional series developed in collaboration with top Hollywood talent
  • Storytelling that challenges widespread assumptions and pre-conceptions about human history and where Homo sapiens came from    
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Expected to launch
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