"Award-winning" is just too embarrassing an adjective. It's what people use when their work has obvious flaws -"but, hey, it got an ACE award".
By and large, we do commercial work. The award for these gigs is the paycheck and a job well done. They are created for a specific purpose -whether it's to illustrate a song, teach a kid how to use the potty, or sell toothpaste. Beyond executing that purpose, there's no call for further acclaim.
With that preface, our work for WNET/Thirteen's mini-series "Curious" has just been nominated for an Emmy in "Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Graphic Design and Art Direction".
I'm glad they liked the work enough to nominate it. It's a really interesting show and has a lot personal resonance for me.
Here's the link to their press release.
This is one of our favorite clips from the show:
In an upcoming post I'll explain how it was done.