RT’s undertaking #VictoryPages, devoted to the defeat of Nazism in World Conflict II, has gained three prizes on the prestigious Epica Awards 2020. RT snatched Russia’s solely ‘Gold’ award, for its ‘Countless Letter’ on Instagram Tales.
The 2020 Epica Awards evaluated 1,980 entries from 59 nations, with the best variety of entries coming from Russia (123) adopted by Germany (121). From 450 finalists solely 49 acquired the highest prize. RT, with its undertaking #VictoryPages, is amongst these, together with Der Spiegel, WWF, Greenpeace, Adobe, IKEA, Docs With out Borders, Burger King, Unilever and such promoting businesses as Ogilvy, BBDO Germany, 72andSunny, Wunderman Thomson, David Miami, and others.
#VictoryPages is a big multi-platform digital undertaking devoted to 75 years since Victory over Nazism. On Instagram the undertaking was represented by ‘Countless Letter’ on Instagram Tales. It took the ‘Gold’ award at Epica within the ‘Graphic Design’ class.
‘Countless Letter’ is a singular graphic collection that includes lots of of excerpts from authentic WW2 frontline letters, with illustrations created by younger college students of the Moscow RANEPA Design College, in addition to famend artists Peter Bankov and Mikhail Sorkin. Emotional quotes from frontline missives had been shared line-by-line in Tales, making a type of “infinite letter,” with an authentic, continuous rating by younger Russian composer Max Makarychev.
#VictoryPages’ VR tribute by faculty college students ‘Classes of Auschwitz’ gained the ‘Silver’ award within the ‘Media’ class.
The undertaking honors the seventy fifth anniversary of the liberation in 1945 of the Auschwitz focus camp by the Crimson Military. To mark it, RT introduced 9 college students from a Moscow highschool –aged 13 to 16–- to the Memorial in Poland to personally endure this expertise. After the journey, we requested them to specific their reactions in VR beneath the artistic steerage of Russia’s main XR artist, Denis Semionov. Сomposer Peter Theremin, who can also be a grasp of the oldest digital instrument, the termenvox, wrote an authentic rating for the movie. To make ‘Classes of Auschwitz’ the younger artists used audio-reactive brushes in VR that allowed their creations to work together with the termenvox’s sound waves like an equalizer.
‘Classes of Auschwitz’ is a social experiment that goals to point out how historical past might be retold and reimagined by youthful generations by digital artwork.
#VictoryPages’ undertaking ‘Conflict: Youngsters’ drawings in VR animation’ nabbed ‘Bronze’ at Epica within the ‘AR/VR’ class.
On this collection well-known artists in VR interpreted kids’s drawings created in the course of the Siege of Leningrad (September 8, 1941 – January 27, 1944) from the gathering of the State Museum of the Historical past in St. Petersburg. Among the many artists had been Sutu Eats Flies from Australia, VR Rosie from the UK, VRHuman from Germany and Denis Semionov from Russia.
Launched in 1987, Epica is a singular prize judged by media representatives – senior editors and main journalists from probably the most prestigious commerce press titles in over 50 nations. In 2017 RT’s #1917LIVE took two ‘Bronze’ in Epica for ‘Social Networks’ and ‘Media.’ In 2019 RT’s AR album of the #Romanovs100 multimedia undertaking gained Silver within the Digital/Augmented Actuality class on the Epica Awards.
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