"Backstories" is an animated content series of short films that spotlights behind-the-scenes stories about HBO’s greatest shows and characters. Each animated short stars HBO talent – from the showrunners of Game of Thrones to the co-creator of Barry and actress Yvonne Orji of Insecure – sharing their inspirations and more. Each film was brought to life by its own uniquely creative animation team.














Creative Directors: Jaclyn Rink Crowley & Sean McLaughlin
Copywriter: Matt Mulvey
Art Director: Lawrence Melilli



"Backstories" is an animated content series of short films that spotlights behind-the-scenes stories about HBO’s greatest shows and characters. Each animated short stars HBO talent – from the showrunners of Game of Thrones to the co-creator of Barry and actress Yvonne Orji of Insecure – sharing their inspirations and more. Each film was brought to life by its own uniquely creative animation team.














Creative Directors: Jaclyn Rink Crowley & Sean McLaughlin
Copywriter: Matt Mulvey
Art Director: Lawrence Melilli