Storytelling

Making big ideas accessible worldwide

Prof. Yuval Noah Harari is a historian, philosopher and the bestselling author of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind, Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, and 21 Lessons for the 21st Century.

Born in Haifa, Israel, in 1976, Harari received his PhD from the University of Oxford in 2002, and is currently a lecturer at the Department of History, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. As of the end of 2018, his books have sold 19 Million copies worldwide.

Current Projects

The Human Experience -- An Immersive Exhibit

A mixed reality and live-action experience that will launch in a cultural capital in 2021

The concept:

  • An immersive show that will allow visitors to walk through the entire history of humankind in around an hour
  • A traveling experience developed in collaboration with the industry’s leading storytellers and designers, that will allow 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
Expected to launch
Sapiens -- The Graphic Novel Series

An 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 4 books co-written by Yuval Noah Harari and David Vandermeulen, and illustrated by Daniel Casanave
  • Volume 1 of the series, Sapiens: The Birth of Humankind, to be published in multiple languages in autumn 2020
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 2021 in collaboration with schools

The concept:

  • A series of 4 big-history books for 21st century kids, written by Yuval Noah Harari
  • 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
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    
Expected to launch

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