Welcome to the Chocolate Moose Media press center, where you will find information and resources for your coverage.

From talking condoms to cartoon mosquitos, Chocolate Moose Media and its founder, Peabody Award-winning director, animator, and humanitarian, Firdaus Kharas, harnesses the combined power of animation and humor to tackle taboo subjects, dispel myths, and save millions of lives around the world through widespread behavior change.

The studio’s animated shorts on HIV/AIDS, malaria, Ebola, domestic violence, and more have been adapted in over 90 languages and viewed in over 150 countries.

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In addition to the resources in the Press Center, you can also stay up-to-date on Chocolate Moose Media news, events, and videos via Vimeo, Facebook, Twitter, and on the Culture Shift blog

Press Releases

Firdaus Kharas elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
April 23, 2020

Animated Video Portrays Refugees’ Plight, Encourages Welcoming
October 16, 2017

Nouvelle vidéo pour déstigmatiser les victimes de viols au Congo New Video To Destigmatize Congo Rape Victims
August 8, 2017

Cutting The Glare For Migraine Sufferers
June 19, 2017

Kharas Humanitarian Efforts Attract More Awards
May 16, 2017

Kharas Humanitarian Efforts Attract More Awards
May 2, 2017

Chocolate Moose Media Recognized For Global Impact
December 16, 2016

NatureForAll Launches New Global Conservation Movement with Animated Film
September 6, 2016

Four Awards For CMM’s Videos on Violence , Diabetes
June 21, 2016

Chocolate Moose Media’s Behaviour-Change Communications at WHS
May 27, 2016

QDA Launches Animated Diabetes Videos
December 1, 2015

‘Beyond Survival’ Video Tackles Ebola Stigma
November 25, 2015

New CMM Channel Can Reach Six Billion People In Local Languages
September 14, 2015

Firdaus Kharas Named Among World’s Top Social Innovators
February 17, 2015

Using Animation to Battle Ebola
October 13, 2014

Ebola Prevention The Goal of New Chocolate Moose Media Video
August 14, 2014

Buzz and Bite Highlighted In New Malaria Museum
April 25, 2014


Media Coverage Highlights

Life Transformation Radio: The Key to a Remarkable Life with Firdaus Kharas
2 Sepember, 2020

Mindful Impact: Unlocking Your Creativity 
31 August, 2020

Compassion is the birthplace for courage’ – 45 quotes from Indian startup journeys
1 September, 2020

From habit to impact: how creativity can transform lives and livelihoods
30 August, 2020

Momentum Life Project: Firdaus Kharas on how to be more creative

Slate School’s Education Idea Lab Presents “Communicating The Mission” 

Why Must We Be Silent?
10 December, 2019

Creating Impactful Change Through Animations (Firdaus Kharas)
4 Sept. 2018

Firdaus Kharas at CTIAF 2017
4 February 2017

“This is our story.”
August 8, 2017

Firdaus Kharas, a social entrepreneur using media to better human conditions around the world
June 28, 2017

TMT Entertainment Awards 2016
December 14, 2016

Career Paths, International Affairs: Firdaus Kharas
November 3, 2016

A Conversation with Firdaus Kharas Founder & Chairman of Chocolate Moose Media
October 23, 2016

The Huffington Post: A New African Super-girl Confronts Ebola
March 3, 2016

The Ottawa Citizen: Carleton honours community builders as convocations begin
June 9, 2015

Darpan Magazine: Firdaus Kharas: Activism Through Animation
January 26, 2015

The Ottawa Sun: Ebola top of mind for medics, artists, academics
October 21, 2014

World Religion News: Prayers and Poems: How Churches Help the Battle Against Ebola
October 21, 2014

Christian Today: Four minutes which could turn the tide on the Ebola crisis
October 16, 2014

The Atlantic: Talking Condoms Make Safe Sex Campaigns Acceptable in Conservative Countries
October 18, 2013

The Guardian: The Guardian International Development Achievement Award
August 28, 2013

Next Billion: Talking Condoms and Global Health
June 19, 2013

Rabble CA: Firdaus Kharas: Animating public service and social justice
July 12, 2012

The Globe and Mail: Animated Series Brings Africa to Other Cultures
June 23, 2007

The Globe and Mail: ‘I’m Just Trying to Make a Small Contribution
January 17, 2005

The New Yorker: Pitching Rubbers
May 24, 2004