Storyboard Artists Join Police to Draw Attention to Escaped New York Fugitives

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Artist renderings and video created to help the public spot convicts potentially hiding in plain sight.

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Storyboards Online artist renderings of New York fugitives in disguise

"The art of storytelling can be used to pitch breakfast cereal or apprehend fugitives on the run"

Professional storyboard artists from have teamed up with animators from Animaticmedia to release a video and poster art that could help the public identify New York fugitives David Sweat and Richard Matt in disguise.

"The art of storytelling can be used to pitch breakfast cereal or apprehend fugitives on the run," remarked Creative Director Scott Ownbey. "I think the artist renderings give the public a more accurate image of how these guys could blend into everyday life - in any neighborhood.

It’s been nearly eleven days since two murderers escaped from a maximum-security prison in upstate New York, and police are still scrambling to find them.

While New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has said that the two murderers — 48-year-old Richard Matt and 34-year-old David Sweat — could be near or “in Mexico by now,” police aren’t giving up the search.

Founded in 1999, is the leading online provider of storyboards, comps, illustrations and animatic artwork for the advertising, entertainment and gaming industries. offers a broad range of illustration styles from black & white pencil to photorealistic imagery with an emphasis on creating captivating visual stories for their clients.

The company has offices in London, Miami, New York, Berlin and Los Angeles, employs 52 staff and has a client list that includes all the leading advertising holding companies (Omnicom, WPP, Publicis Worldwide and Interpublic), and agencies such as Leo Burnett, AMV BBDO, Ogilvy, BBH and Goodby Silverstein.

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