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Tiny Shoulders, Rethinking Barbie

Tiny Shoulders, Rethinking Barbie

2018 • Hulu
Dir. Andrea Nevins

In this revealing documentary, the world’s most popular plastic doll is reexamined through the lens of culture, history, and fashion.

We produced the main title sequence, special doll sequences, and the end credits.

Director of Photography: Brett Juskalian
Gaffers: Kevin Hipp, Chelsea Pettit
Graphics Assistant: Heidi Shon

 

Process

A significant portion of the work we did for the documentary was to film vintage Barbie dolls in 4K – allowing the filmmakers to show the dolls in exquisite detail.

Mattel generously provided access their doll archive, a shooting stage and a doll stylist.

A collection of Barbie dolls from the original doll to the modern dolls.

A collection of Barbie dolls from the original doll to the modern dolls.

A doll stylist carefully preps the original Barbie doll for her close-up.

A doll stylist carefully preps the original Barbie doll for her close-up.

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