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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Media Coverage Highlights

Une nouvelle formation virtuelle pour lutter contre le racisme développée à Ottawa

30 July, 2021


Launch of the Becoming Antiracist training

28 July, 2021


Temporally Relieving Global Constraints, Horasis India Meeting 2021

26 July, 2021


Horasis Global Meeting: Digital Bounty

8 June, 2021


Say It Skillfully® – Firdaus Kharas animates change in the world

25 May, 2021

Supporting the Virtuous Circle, Horasis Extraordinary Meeting on the USA

18 March 2021


POWER to Live More 

10 February, 2021


Be Brave at Work, Part 2 of 2

7 January, 2021


Be Brave at Work, Part 1 of 2

4 January, 2021

High Flow Lifestyle Podcast

4 January, 2021


Your Story: Year in Review 2020

27 December, 2020



11 December, 2020


Using the Whole Whale – A Nonprofit Podcast
Creativity: The Key to a Remarkable Life – Author Interview

18 November, 2020


Beyond the To-Do List  – Firdaus Kharas on Creativity as a Key to a Remarkable Life

17 November, 2020


Going North Podcast – “Transformative Creativity” with Firdaus Kharas 

12 November, 2020


2 November, 2020

Decoding Purpose with Rebecca Tapp – Firdaus Kharas: Creativity & Cartoons As Catalysts For Epic Social Change

22 October, 2020

The New P&L – Principles & Leadership in Business

14 October, 2020


The Business and Leadership Podcast

13 October, 2020


Health Psychology by Hymie Anisman

Becoming Your Best

22 September, 2020


The Mindful Experiment Podcast – Finding Your Creativity

18 September, 2020


Dr. Vic Manzo Jr Podcast

18 September, 2020


11:11 Talk Radio

16 September, 2020


Life Transformation Radio: The Key to a Remarkable Life with Firdaus Kharas

2 Sepember, 2020


Global Business – Creativity: The Key To A Remarkable Life

2 September, 2020


Compassion is the birthplace for courage’ – 45 quotes from Indian startup journeys

1 September, 2020


Mindful Impact: Unlocking Your Creativity 

31 August, 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

20 August, 2020


Firdaus Kharas elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

23 April, 2020

Women Arise – Pandemic in the Age of Global Communications

13 March, 2020


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 September 2018

The Social Impactors Podcast: Directing 4010 animations, innovative solutions & impactful global change (Firdaus Kharas)

30 August, 2018


Animated Video Portrays Refugees’ Plight, Encourages Welcoming

16 October, 2017


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

8 August, 2017


Firdaus Kharas at CTIAF 2017

4 February 2017


“This is our story.”

8 August, 2017


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

28 June, 2017


Cutting The Glare For Migraine Sufferers

19 June, 2017


Kharas Humanitarian Efforts Attract More Awards

16 May, 2017


Chocolate Moose Media Recognized For Global Impact

16 December, 2016


TMT Entertainment Awards 2016

December 14, 2016


Career Paths, International Affairs: Firdaus Kharas

3 November  2016


A Conversation with Firdaus Kharas Founder & Chairman of Chocolate Moose Media

23 October, 2016

NatureForAll Launches New Global Conservation Movement with Animated Film

6 September, 2016


Four Awards For CMM’s Videos on Violence , Diabetes

21 June, 2016


Chocolate Moose Media’s Behaviour-Change Communications at WHS

27 May, 2016


The Huffington Post: A New African Super-girl Confronts Ebola

3 March, 2016


QDA Launches Animated Diabetes Videos

1 December, 2015


‘Beyond Survival’ Video Tackles Ebola Stigma

25 November, 2015


New CMM Channel Can Reach Six Billion People In Local Langua

14 September, 2015


The Ottawa Citizen: Carleton honours community builders as convocations begin

9 June, 2015


Firdaus Kharas Named Among World’s Top Social Innovators

17 February, 2015


Darpan Magazine: Firdaus Kharas: Activism Through Animation

26 January, 2015


Fighting Ebola with viral animation

2 January, 2015 


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

21 October, 2014


World Religion News: Prayers and Poems: How Churches Help the Battle Against Ebola

21 October, 2014


Christian Today: Four minutes which could turn the tide on the Ebola crisis

16 October, 2014

This Animated Truth May Help Curb the Spread of Ebola

14 October, 2014

Using Animation to Battle Ebola

13 October, 2014


Ebola Prevention The Goal of New Chocolate Moose Media Video

14 August, 2014


Buzz and Bite Highlighted In New Malaria Museum

25 April, 2014


The Atlantic: Talking Condoms Make Safe Sex Campaigns Acceptable in Conservative Countries

18 October, 2013


The Guardian: The Guardian International Development Achievement Award

28 August, 2013


Next Billion: Talking Condoms and Global Health

19 June, 2013


Rabble CA: Firdaus Kharas: Animating public service and social justice

12 July, 2012


The Globe and Mail: Animated Series Brings Africa to Other Cultures

23 June, 2007


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

17 January, 2005

The New Yorker: Pitching Rubbers

24 May, 2004