Terrifying: This is what it’s like to drown

Sarah Hofmann Contributor
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French outdoor clothing maker Guy Cotten and ad agency CLM BBDO teamed up to create a part movie, part PSA, part ad about the importance of lifejackets. It’s an interactive movie titled “A Trip Out to Sea” that will absolutely cause nightmares.
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In the description for their YouTube trailer, CLM BBDO explains, “Each year in France too many people drown at sea because they neglect to wear a lifejacket. 43% of French people believe that because they can swim they do not need one. However, no matter whether you merely enjoy water activities, are a boating enthusiast or a genuine professional, in the case of an accident, the chances of surviving without a lifejacket are unlikely.”

The interactive film was directed by Ben Strebel and produced by Wanda Digital/Grouek. It will definitely make you think twice before boating, or doing anything in the ocean without proper safety equipment.

See if you can stay afloat: Sortie En Mer

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