first published on February 2, 2017 by Funker
A film crew sets the stage far behind the front-lines, and begins filming. They capture multiple angles of the fighters in their imaginary position, and frame everything with precision. Working diligently, they capture the audio of a brief radio transmission, and then a few short bursts from a machine gun.
This is a commonplace operation that happens often in the middle east. If you ever see a propaganda piece that appears to have an extreme amount of production value, it’s because it does.
Terror organizations like Hezbollah dump tens of thousands, if not hundreds of thousands, of dollars into operations exactly like this. The aim? Target the youth of whatever country they are operating in to gain new recruits. Video gameize the conflicts they are involved with, and make extremism look cool.