Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema

Award

Ray Harryhausen, the father of modern special effects, an icon of cinema who inspired the modern greats including George Lucas and Del Toro.  The visuals for an exhibition devoted to Harryhausen, one which would be the largest and widest-ranging exhibition of his work ever seen, could not be just inspired by or complementary, they had to not only be wholly authentic and respectful but be part of the narrative of the exhibition.  Playdead were commissioned by the National Galleries of […]

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Digital Competence Framework

Award

In the summer of 2019, we began work on a newly commissioned BBC Wales initiative as part of their new learning curriculum: Digital Competence Framework. The delivery was a series of short educational films for 11–14-year-old pupils (11 films, 3-5 minutes each). To help teach them about the dynamics of working with digital formats, platforms and how they should consider how they represent themselves online and to different groups. Our developed strategy was to create a series of films that […]

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ONO

Nomination

“It’s rare for something so beautiful on the outside… to be just as beautiful on the inside. Introducing ‘Element’ by ONO, with geometric-design and the world’s finest built in camera.” Bored of conventional phone ads, we thought we’d experiment with what’s possible. Introducing ‘Element‘ by ONO, a fake phone and fictional brand created by Playdead.

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