A city in Texas cinematically stepped up the typically boring budget presentation game last month with a stop-motion Lego video that has since gone viral nationwide for its creativity.
Officials in Arlington, Texas determined earlier this year that a budget presentation should be interesting and engaging since they ultimately have real-life impacts on city residents.
That’s when Director of Communication and Legislative Affairs Jay Warren, thought of the unique idea to make a lego-sized city years in the making inside his home to be filmed to explain the bells and whistles that go into the budget, NBC5 reported.
The four-and-a-half minute video shows lego citizens working and participating the workings of the city as it explains where all of the funds of the city’s $552 million budget are going to such as schools, county taxes and more. By Sunday it had been viewed just under 700,000 times.
“How do we show them