Start-up design production group Sixfootsix has been appointed by the International Olympic Committee to produce the opening sequence for this year’s Olympic Games in Athens. The titles are broadcast globally on the night of the opening ceremony on 13 August and will feature throughout the duration of the competition. Sixfootsix partnered with North One TV to win a pitch against 40 international production groups. The sequence uses a time line device to look back at more than 2000 years of Greek sporting history. It is estimated that 4bn people watched the opening of the 2000 games in Sydney.
This year’s results follows a downward trend in popularity for creative subjects both at schools and universities.
The latest announcements also include a “multi-sensory” exhibition inspired by the sea at Oxo Tower Wharf.
As part of our series looking at jobs in design studios, we speak to Pip Fazakerly, developer at virtual reality and 3D design firm Framework Creative, about animating virtual spines,
A new campaign and online resources toolkit looks to overhaul the UK’s “homogenous” design industry