Google Year in Search 2015

Google has launched “Google Year in Search 2015”, a two minute video covering highlights of the news, culture and trending searches of 2015. Caitlyn Jenner’s acceptance speech at the ESPY Awards is provided as the backdrop to a range of questions and films. Footage covers the Syrian Refugee Crisis, the first two female soldiers graduate Army Rangers School, the Special Olympics World Games, the removal of the Confederate Flag from the South Carolina Statehouse, the shooting of Cecil the Lion, the Mad Men series finale, David Letterman’s final show, Stuart Scott at the ESPYs, the Black Lives Matter movement, #ilooklikeanengineer, FIFA Women’s World Cup, Water on Mars, the lifting of the Cuba embargo, marriage equality, Isabella’s 3-D printed arm, “The Dress”, Star Wars: “The Force Awakens”, Pope Francis’ visit to the USA, Je Suis Charlie, the Kenyan vigil, the Beirut vigil, the Paris vigil in London, Caitlyn Jenner at the ESPYs, the Rugby World Cup, Nae Nae, Aid for Nepal, Holly Holm, Shia LaBeouf, The Warriors, NBA Champions, Drake, Hotline Bling, Epic dance moves and Miss Universe Japan. The film is connected with a microsite, google.com/2015, with further details on Google search across the world.

Google Year in Search 2015 - How can I help the refugees?

Google Year in Search 2015

Google Year in Search 2015 Credits

Google Year in Search 2015 campaign was developed at 72andSunny by chief creative officer Glenn Cole, creative directors Paul Nguyen and Chiyong Jones, chief production officer Tom Dunlap, group creative director Matt Murphy, senior designer Nick Marx, senior designer Maite Albuquerque, senior writers Dave Carlson and Will Tran, director of film production Sam Baerwald, executive film producers Angelo Mazzamuto and Perrin Rausch, junior film producer Isaac Karsen, group brand director Rhea Curry, brand director Emily Connelly and brand manager Sara Heller.

Visual effects and telecine were produced at The Mill by VFX executive producer Enca Kaul, producer Ben Sposato, production coordinator Jackson Rogers, executive producer Enca Kaul, producer Ben Sposato, production coordinator Jackson Rogers, 2D lead artists Ed Black, James Allen, 2D artists Jeff Langlois, Brett Lopinksy, Matt Dobrez, Carlos Morales, Yukiko Ishiwata, Sam Evenson, Tommy Smith, Daniel Lang, Steve Cokonis, colourist Greg Reese, colour executive producer Thatcher Peterson, colour producer Diane Valera.

Greece: Boat Arrivals Continue: UNHCR
Marching Through Police Lines: Breaking Borders: VICE News
2015 Special Olympics Ceremonies: Adore Creative
Black Lives Matter Protest at UW-Madison: University Wisconsin – Madison Badger Herald
GAZE Celebrates Marriage Equality Vote in Ireland: Invisible Thread / GAZE Film Festival
USA Supreme Court says YES to Marriage Equality reaction: courtesy of Raymond Braun
Je Suis Charlie: Cokau Lab
Caitlyn Jenner 2015 ESPY Awards Speech: ESPY footage courtesy of ESPN, INC
UFC 193 – Holly Holm: UFC® footage provided by Zuffa, LLC ©2015. All rights reserved
Shia LaBeouf “Just Do It” Motivational Speech: #INTRODUCTIONS courtesy of LaBeouf, Rönkkö & Turner / CSM
Dad Nails Dance Moves at The Vamps Gig: Thorpe Park
Learn to Fly – Foo Fighters Rockin’1000: Courtesy of Rockin’1000
Rugby World Cup 2015 – Greatest Rugby Tournament Ever: World Rugby Org
Syrian Refugees Risk Lives on Dangerous Seas: NBC News
Kenyans Hold Vigils for Massacre Victims: Supplied by AFP/Getty Images