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From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards

Tales From The Trip: Shane Mauss

Entered in Art Direction


Tales From the Trip is the Comedy Central Originals series that details comedians, musicians, and influencers' most mind-blowing experiences, depicting them with the trippiest animations imaginable, speaking to the niche audience for this content.

Strategy and Execution

Stories and topics for Tales from the Trip are determined by which substances are the most talked about in the world of the internet -- this particular episode resulted from awareness of DMT as a big search term. The series educates and promotes awareness and understanding of psychedelics through introspection and humor. After the storytelling, each episode is produced in a week by a team of animators, with a distinct and unique animation style.


This episode is the most viewed episode of the series with 1.4 million views across platforms, 1.1 million of which came from from YouTube.


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Entrant Company / Organization Name

Comedy Central Digital