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D&AD Annual 2020

Great Stories Are Timeless
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  • United States


  • Tribeca Film Festival

Art Director

  • Lindsey Eckwall


  • Andrew Beckman

Account Executive

  • Rebecca Smith


  • Omkar Palekar
  • Jane Piampiano
  • Melissa Siegel

Executive Producer

  • Teri Altman

Chief Strategy Officer

  • Susie Lyons

Communication Coordinator

  • Madison Seeley

Chief Creative Officer North America

  • Ari Weiss

Chief Creative Officer

  • Derek Barnes
  • Lisa Topol

Executive Creative Director

  • Katie Jensen
  • Cristina Rodriguez
  • Lance Parrish

Advertising Agency

  • DDB New York

Great stories stand the test of time. To celebrate this, TFF reimagined some of today’s most iconic stories, including The Simpsons, Apocalypse Now and This is Spinal Tap, using one of the world’s oldest forms of storytelling: Egyptian hieroglyphics. DDB New York partnered with an Egyptology professor to re-imagine over 100 scenes, staying true to the integrity of the language and its precise artistic forms. An entirely new alphabet was developed for each story. The project was a success for the festival, giving people a chance to experience their favourite stories like never before.