Shipping Code

We’re delighted to announce Songs from the Shipyards, a new immersive online project – designed and built by El Mysterioso for Tyneside Cinema. We’ve used the latest HTML5 technologies to create a beautiful and user-friendly full-screen experience.

Telling the story of the North East’s shipbuilding industry from 1900 to present day, the narrative is set by a series of short films arranged and edited by filmmaker Richard Fenwick. Each stage of the journey is complemented with additional content, including films from national and local archives, newly commissioned work, photography and contemporary records. Fenwick’s films are soundtracked by Northumbrian folk group The Unthanks. Continue Reading →

Auntie’s bloggers

We were huge fans of BBC’s Human Planet when it aired on British screens earlier this year. So it was brilliant to be asked to help spread the word to overseas viewers for BBC Worldwide.

Billed as ‘an awe-inspiring, jaw-dropping, heart-stopping landmark series’, Human Planet explored mankind’s relationship with nature in an array of extreme environments: oceans, deserts, arctic, jungles, mountains, grasslands, rivers and cities. We helped the Beeb launch a blog to keep US and Canadian audiences up to date as the show hits their screens.

All over the earth

El Mys have been helping BBC Earth set up a series of Facebook competitions. Our entry form (built with FBML) is featured on BBC Earth’s American and Australian Facebook pages.

Plans are afoot to roll out the project in other parts of the world, but for now you’ll need to be in America or Australia to take part. If you are, head over to your national BBC Earth Facebook page for a chance to win some stunning DVDs. Good luck! Continue Reading →