- Monday, May. 18, 2015
In the wake of the tragic earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, The Salvation Army has released a moving documentary titled "Rebuilding Haiti," with an original score by award-winning composer John Swihart. It tells the story of how The Salvation Army's Disaster Services system is helping Haiti rebuild after the devastating 2010 earthquake. The score was produced by Visual Music Creative Director Tom Seufert.
The project was led by The Richards Group Creative Group Head Art Director Todd McArtor, Creative Group Head Copywriter Danny Bryan, Art Director Daniel Case and Producer Bridget Fontenot. The Salvation Army has been working alongside the people of Haiti for over 50 years.
"As we traveled from one village to another," states Art Director Daniel Case, "I was struck by the deep level of respect and love that the people have for The Salvation Army. It's not just a charity to them: it's a hospital, a school, a church, a trade school and a shelter. Most importantly, to the people of Haiti, The Salvation Army is love in action."
John Swihart's distinctive style can be heard in over 40 films, including Napoleon Dynamite and numerous TV shows including How I Met Your Mother. He has worked with Visual Music and The Richards Group for 10 years on campaigns including The Home Depot, MD Anderson, Farmers Insurance and COMPUSA.
Other recent Visual Music projects include BMW, Red Bull, Disney, AT&T ("Daybreak," a 2013 Cannes Silver Lion winner for Branded Media & Entertainment), iRobot, Fiat, Google, and Hard Rock Hotel.
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Creative Group Head Art Director Todd McArtor, Creative Group Head Copywriter Danny Bryan, Art Director Daniel Case and Producer Bridget Fontenot.
Director Jeff Bednarz
Scored by John Swihart,
Creative Director Tom Seufert