Last Hijack Interactive is an online transmedia experience that allows you to explore the hijacking of a ship in Somalia. It has been directed by Femke Wolting, Tommy Palotta and interactive director Mirka Duijn. TLH-I premiered at SXSW 2014. Winner Digital Emmy 2015 in the categorie non-fiction and winner Prix Europa 2014 – Best Online Project.
The Last Hijack Interactive
Exploring both sides of the story, Last Hijack Interactive allows you to uncover the complex realities behind piracy in Somalia though the eyes of a pirate and a captain, an advocate and a journalist, a parent and a wife. Combining live-action video and animation, the interactive experience gives the user the opportunity to navigate the real stories of these people. What are the causes and consequences of piracy? And what is the impact of piracy in Somalia and in Western countries? Together with an elegant use of data visualization, Last Hijack Interactive provides a unique, informative and eye-opening glimpse into the murky world of hijackings in Somalia.