Helping stop the spread..

italk Studios has produced new stories as a contribution to the public health campaign on the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve made three stories — one on symptoms, one on exponential growth, and one on transmission. The stories are in multiple languages, including Indonesian, French, Italian, German, Warlpiri, and English. We are also working on translating them in Pitjantjatjara and Arrernte. If … Read More

A Picture of Health!

Communicating health information to people with low literacy or people for whom English is a second language (ESL) is a considerable barrier to providing good healthcare to patients. However, animation can help! In 2004, researchers at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Centre El Paso conducted a study on the effectiveness of animated cartoons in conveying information about polio vaccines.  … Read More

Looking back at 2019 & blasting off into 2020

2019 is almost gone! Here’s a look back at the productions we’ve completed in the last year: Trachoma: Trachoma is a bacterial eye infection. We produced this story with the Northern Territory Department of Health. It’s been translated into six Indigenous languages! Amity Resources: As part of Amity Community Services Inc’s Health Promotion Activity to reduce harms associated with gambling … Read More