KIDS Press Kit

Info

Description

KIDS is an experimental project about the psychology of the group. The final products are an interactive animation, a short film and an exhibition.

History

KIDS is the second collaboration of director and animator Michael Frei and game designer Mario von Rickenbach after their award-winning animated short film and short game Plug & Play.

Contact

Formats

Game

Film

Exhibition

Game

Specs

  • Release Date: 2019
  • Developer: Playables
  • Publisher: Double Fine Presents
  • Duration: 20-30 minutes
  • Price: TBA

Platforms

Coming to Mobile and PC.

Trailer

GIFs

Awards & Recognition

Day Of The Devs

«Official Selection»
Day Of The Devs 2018

IGF Finalist

«Nuovo Award Finalist»
IGF 2018

Now Play This

«Official Selection»
Now Play This 2018

Film

Specs

  • Festival Premiere: TBA
  • Duration Film: 9 minutes

Stills

Exhibition

Debut

The exhibition premiered at the Museum of Digital Arts (MuDA) in Zürich, Switzerland in February 2018.

MuDA.co/KIDS

Venues

The exhibition is designed to showcase the project in museums, galleries and at events. The exhibition is divided into three parts and easily adaptable to different exhibition spaces.

Teaser

Structure

1 Projection

An interactive projection on three screens. Dynamic scenarios adapt to the visitors present in the projection-space.

2 Sculpture

Play the interactive animation on a tablet-computer. Amongst up to 100 puppets. Feel free to play with them as well.

3 Documentation

An extensive documentation of the production-process is presented on three slide viewers.

Photos

Exhibition Reviews (German)

Ein aufwändiger Beta-Test
Hochparterre Magazine

Logos

Team

Michael Frei

Michael Frei is a swiss filmmaker and artist. His Films Not About Us and Plug & Play received numerous awards all over the world.

www.michaelfrei.io

Mario von Rickenbach

Mario von Rickenbach is a swiss game designer and developer. His award-winning works include the games Mirage, Krautscape, Drei and Rakete.

www.mariov.ch

Playables

Playables is a production company based in Zurich, Switzerland. Playables was founded by Michael Frei and Mario von Rickenbach.

www.playables.net

Support

FOC
Schweizer Fernsehen
Arte
Pro Helvetia
Kulturstiftung Thurgau
Kanton Schwyz
Migros Kulturprozent
Japanese Image Forum
Agency for Cultural Affairs