Fog of War


Fog of War a Film by Errol Morris

The Fog of War is an Errol Morris documentary, that tells the story of Robert S. McNamara. A key witness and participant in many of the crucial events that defined history of the 20th century. The site is intended to give the user a grand overview of McNamara’s life through images, video clips and supporting texts. It is an interface rich with materials included and much not included in the final film. The site received many honors, most notably one of Communication Arts picks for the best of 2003.


This is a video that shows the interactive nature of

Dial Timeline (above)

Timeline showing images and video from 1945 and WW2. One of many highlighted years featuring an animated Robert McNamara delivering a quote from the film.

Pages & Sketch (below)

Another timeline view, a basic content page and the original rough pencil sketch for the concept.