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~ film, media & creative content
2021 WINNER: RESN
Resn are a digital experience agency striving to “make the internet a little bit awesomer every single day”.
Renowned for building highly interactive websites and helping some of the world’s most exciting brands and organisations tell their stories, Resn has grown to become a global leader in digital development, design and immersive experiences.
As a result, they have celebrated over 350 national and international awards in the global advertising industry.
“Resn has put New Zealand on the map for interactive web development, paving the way for other companies working in the web development and creative technology sector to make an impact domestically and internationally,” says Founder Rik Campbell (pictured right with Co-Founder Steve Le Marquand).
Beyond is going above and beyond in the VR gaming industry, making hilarious, fun and accessible multiplayer virtual reality games that get you moving.
“We’re on a mission to bring VR to the masses,” says Co-Founder & CEO Jessica Manins (pictured). “As pioneers in free roam wireless multiplayer VR games, our team are innovative VR developers pushing the boundaries of social play.”
Winners of the Spark 5G Starter Fund, Beyond has continued to aim for the virtual stars, becoming the first studio in the world to launch an eight-player free roam game on the Oculus Quest. Oddball, with its five-star reviews, uses game-changing technical and creative design to make spaces feel vast.
Made to measure campaigns
PS/digital are a full service, creative digital agency. A tight-knit and diverse team of passionate creatives, marketers, strategists, designers and developers. The PS/digital team treats each project on an individual basis and does not believe in a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach.
PS/digital is proud to be named a ‘SilverStripe global partner’. They are the 13th SilverStripe partner in New Zealand. “It is an honour to be recognised for our expertise in delivering high-quality SilverStripe websites.” says Director/Designer Phoebe Edge (pictured left with Co-Director Richard Edge).
In the last 12 months they have experienced 19% growth. Now PS/digital plan to grow and evolve their marketing team to further support clients and the community.
Conception to completion
The Granary, Aotearoa’s first turnkey Virtual Production Creative-Tech company based in Wellington, developing disruptive production technologies.
They’re promoting a change to the industry, utilising a real-time pipeline and offering indie to mid-market productions access to tooling traditionally reserved for the world's largest films.
“We see ourselves building capability for an emerging industry, helping to foster the development of local content/intellectual property (IP) within film, gaming and television” says Co-Founder and Co-CEO Victor Naveira (pictured with Co-Founder Amber Marie Naveira).
“Our people are what keeps us going each day, the imagination they have and the stories they share with the world. We’re here to empower creativity, ignite an evolution and create change from script to screen” shares Co-CEO Amber Marie.
Wellington Opera, recognised as ‘the world’s newest opera company’, brings together world-class Wellington and New Zealand artists and creatives, working to a sustainable model for producing opera in the capital.
The launch season audience was over 1,000 per night. Over 20 percent were from outside the Wellington region - recognition of the artistic calibre of the production, and benefitting the capital economically.
“The critically acclaimed production of Don Giovanni in April 2021 featured the first all New Zealand cast for a mainstage opera in New Zealand in decades,” says Artistic Director Matthew Ross (pictured). “It created opportunities for artists to work locally in our city, and met audience demand for opera in Wellington.”