New York Times VR
Experience ‘The Displaced’
Takes Top Prize
at AICP Next
By Ann-Christine Diaz
Last night, The New York Times’ virtual reality experience “The Displaced” earned “The Most Next Award,” the top honor at the Association of Independent Commercial Producers’ annual AICP Next Awards, held at the New School’s Tishman Auditorium in New York City.
Through the eyes of three young refugees, “The Displaced” illustrates how war has removed 30 million children from their homes. It was directed by Imraan Ismail and Ben C. Solomon and produced by VRSE.works.
The AICP Next Awards honors work in the following categories: integrated campaign, web/viral film, mobile, product integratin, experiential, website/microsite, cause marketing and social.