Soccer Stop Motion: Go South Africa!

When the world comes together at an event like the FIFA World Cup 2010, there’s typically more than just a trophy at stake. Check out this great stop motion that explains a ball needs both sides to get going…

In South Africa, the country hosting this year’s tournament, race relations surely stand out as one of the more complex issues. In this stop-motion short, titled Go South Africa!, the topic is examined in a morality tale involving soccer balls. The short was directed by Robbert-Jan Vos, and art directed and animated by Renske Mijnheer.