Why We Love Disaster News

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Why We Love Disaster News is a 2015 brickfilm by James Morr and Tommy Williamson, commissioned by The School of Life. It serves as the visual component for a video essay considering the psychology behind peoples' general fascination with news of disaster and death.[1]



  • James Morr - Animator
  • Tommy Williamson - Set design, Cinematography, Effects

Award nominations

Year Competition Category Result
2015 Bricks in Motion Awards Best Editing Nominated
Best Set Design Nominated

References to other brickfilms

The figure fleeing from a crocodile is Dane Cook as he appeared in the Dane Cook Gets... brickfilm fad, which was originated by Morr, and which always saw Dane Cook meeting a comical end.


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