Best of Best 2021 / TV / Film / Animation / Animations

Arabic calligraphy: Ancient craft, modern art

  • Prize
    Best of Best in Animations / TV / Film / Animation
  • Company
    Arab News
  • Designer
    Simon Khalil
  • Design Team
    Simon Khalil, Michael Driver, Edward Emsley, Daniel Symons

For the Saudi Year of Arabic Calligraphy, Arab News created an in-depth guide to the ancient craft and its evolution over time.The showpiece was an animated video with illustrations by Michael Driver and animated by Wild Studio which tells the story of Arabic Calligraphy across the ages.Illustrations were animated and used as chapter headers in the immersive deep dive story as well.