Director: Factory Fifteen
Winner of the Special Jury Award for Animation Direction – Sundance 2012
Factory Fifteen are a UK based film and animation studio, led by directors Jonathan Gales, Paul Nicholls and Kibwe Tavares.
Their backgrounds range from architecture (all trained to Masters level), 3d visualisation, engineering, animation and photography. They translate this to a multi-disciplinary and distinctive approach to film making.
Their creative shorts and artwork have been exhibited around the world in various film festivals such as Onedotzero, Ars Electronica, Alpha-ville, The Creators Project, Frieze Art Fair, The Whitechapel Gallery, The Royal Academy, Africa International Film Festival, London Short Film Festival, and Sundance.
Factory Fifteen have also won 2 architectural 3D awards including 'Best Architectural 3d Film' (Paul) and 'Best Architectural 3D Image' (Jon) as well as the RIBA Silver medal (Kibwe) in 2011.
Their artwork has also been seen in many of the world's leading Architecture, design and 3D books, magazines and blogs, including Stash Mag, 3D World, 3D Artist, Dezeen, Creative Web and Evolo.
Factory Fifteen create award winning and evocative films and animations for a range of clients including The British Film Institute, Channel 4, Samsung, European Land and Film4.
They continue to explore new methods of visual storytelling in their own creative projects, which are often as thought provoking as they are visually rich.