These are the digital category makers and breakers, the guys and girls that really push technology to create something ‘other’. Pioneering the new, bending and blending media, taking audiences on new and immersive journeys that will make you think, laugh or cry.
Lorna Ross is the Group Director at Fjord. Fjord combine design, strategy, and development to achieve innovation for their clients. Lorna was one of the pioneering researchers to focus on wearable technologies and built a reputation for research activity in this arena. She later identified the theme of health as an emerging arena for design to thrive. She founded and led the Human Wellbeing Group at the MIT Media Lab. She recently returned to Ireland from the USA to take up the position as the Group Design Director at Fjord in Dublin.
Ouchhh is an Istanbul based independent creative new media agency with cross-discipline expertise in Art, Science and Technology.
Johnny Kelly is an Irish animator and director who lives in London. His work spans from illustration, to stop frame animation, CGI and everything in between. His stop motion film that he directed for Chipotle entitled 'Back to the Start', won the Film Grand Prix at the Cannes Advertising Festival. Some of Johnny's clients include Facebook, Google, Apple, BMW, The New York Times, and Coca Cola.
Founded in 1998 in Berlin, Pfadfinderei (Pathfinders / Boy Scouts) are a design and motion graphics studio specializing in creative services for stage entertainment, large-format media installations, tradeshows and events. Going beyond screen work, they apply innovative ideas to fusing light, video and spatial design. To this day, vectors and a reductionist approach to creativity are their hallmark and signature style.