The New York Times Magazine “Behind the Cover”— Behind the Cover is a weekly video series HunterGatherer produced for The New York Times Magazine for two seasons. Through interviews, stop-motion animations and behind-the-scenes looks at the creative process, we capture the story of how each week’s cover was made. We created the identity system for the series, as well as unique and reoccurring elements for each week’s episode.

Role: Design, animation.
Editors: Phil Pinto & Laura Tomaselli
NYT Mag Design Director: Gail Bichler
Made at HunterGatherer.

Selection of episodes from Season 2 

Dec. 13, 2020: The Great Performers Issue
July 12, 2020: The Decameron Project
Aug. 9, 2020: Fashion
Oct. 4, 2020: Voter Fraud
Nov. 15, 2020: Democracy By Mail
May 24, 2020: Quarantine Journal
April 12, 2020: Italy Hospitals
March 15, 2020: The Music Issue

Selection of episodes from Season 1 

Episode 17, credits within
Episode 9, credits within
Episode 21, credits within
Episode 42, credits within
Episode 46, credits within
Episode 2, credits within

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