• Theatre and Technology Awards 2017

    Recognising outstanding achievements and innovation using technology as means to further suspend audiences’ belief in theatre – Hosted by actor and presenter Paul Lavers and held at The Bush Theatre.

    Theatre publications and productions of all shapes and sizes were among the finalists from The Barbican in north east London, to the Wee Review in Edinburgh, from the witty quirkiness of theatre bloggers and podcasters across the internet to the established high-flyer, The National Theatre in their ambitious NT Live broadcasts that beam out across the UK – all had work shortlisted for these uniquely coveted awards. The only awards to reward theatre creatives for their extraordinary achievements with technology to push the boundaries of innovation and imagination in the magical realms of theatre in pursuit of the best audience experience.

    Winners and Highly Commended runners up of the inaugural Theatre & Technology Awards 2017:

    Creative Innovation in Sound Winner
    Adam El Hagar, Simon Maeder, Daniel Foxsmith, Tope Mikun
    Licensed to Ill (Southwark Playhouse)
    Highly commended: Philip Matejtschuk Brimstone and Treacle (The Hope Theatre)

    Creative Innovation in Lighting Winner
    Eliza Alexandropolou
    Relic (Barbican)
    Highly commended: Mark Howland Dirty Great Love Story (Arts Theatre)

    Creative Innovation in Video Projection Winner
    Andrzej Goulding
    Room (Stratford East Theatre Royal)
    Highly commended: Luke Halls Ugly Lies the Bone (National Theatre)

    Best Marketing Campaign Winner
    Boom Ents & RAW PR
    Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (The Vaults)
    Highly commended: Chloe Nelkin PR & Snuffbox Theatre Blush (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Soho Theatre)

    Best Online Publication Winner
    Wee Review
    Highly commended: Peg Review

    Best Podcast Winner
    Sunday Show Tunes
    Highly commended: Shakespeare’s Globe – Adopt An Actor Podcast

    Best Production Photography Winner
    Helen Murray
    Highly commended: Roy Tan

    Best Online/Live Streaming Platform Winner
    Digital Theatre
    Highly commended: National Theatre Live

    Best Trailer Winner
    Impact Video & The Old Vic Woyzeck (The Old Vic)
    Highly commended: Tiata Fahodzi & Tea Films Good Dog

    Best Poster Design Winner
    The National Theatre Graphic Design Studio The Motherf**ker with the Hat (National Theatre)
    Highly commended: Mike Smith & Motionhouse Dance Company Scattered

    Outstanding Production Winner
    Tom Dale Dance Company & MOKO Dance Digitopia (Sadler’s Wells)
    Highly commended: Andrew Schneider YOUARENOWHERE (LIFT Festival -Shoreditch Town Hall)

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