JFK UNSILENCED

Silver Eurobest

Demo Film

Film

ClientTHE TIMES/NEWS UK & IRELAND
Category A09. Sound Design
TitleJFK UNSILENCED
Product/ServiceNEWSPAPER
Entrant ROTHCO | ACCENTURE INTERACTIVE Dublin, IRELAND
Idea Creation ROTHCO | ACCENTURE INTERACTIVE Dublin, IRELAND
Media Placement THE TIMES/NEWS UK & IRELAND London, UNITED KINGDOM
PR THE TIMES/NEWS UK & IRELAND London, UNITED KINGDOM
PR 2 ROTHCO | ACCENTURE INTERACTIVE Dublin, IRELAND
Production CEREPROC Edinburgh, UNITED KINGDOM
Production 2 SCREEN SCENE Dublin, IRELAND
Production 3 ROTHCO | ACCENTURE INTERACTIVE Dublin, IRELAND
Credits
Name Company Position
Alan Kelly Rothco | Accenture Interactive Executive Creative Director
Stephen Rogers Rothco | Accenture Interactive Creative Director
Alan Byrnes Rothco | Accenture Interactive Executive Producer
Jenna Plant Rothco | Accenture Interactive Project Manager
Alan Kelly Rothco | Accenture Interactive Executive Creative Director
Stephen Rogers Rothco | Accenture Interactive Creative Director
Patrick Hickey Rothco | Accenture Interactive CEO
Paul Hughes Rothco | Accenture Interactive Creative Strategy & MD
Sally Oldfield Rothco | Accenture Interactive Operations
Jill Byrne Rothco | Accenture Interactive Director of Marketing
Shane O Riordan Rothco | Accenture Interactive Head of Design
Lauren McNinney Rothco | Accenture Interactive Voiceover Artist
Paul Power Rothco | Accenture Interactive Visual Editor
Richard Oakley The Times/ News UK & Ireland Editor
Chris Pidcock CereProc Chief Technology Officer

Tell the jury about the elements of sound design.

This breakthrough technique involves smart splicing small phonetic fragments of speech - typically around 250,000 individual segments, down to 3 milliseconds in duration. Combinations of sounds are selected and smoothed together by months of painstaking sound engineering.

Write a short summary of what happens in the film

In 1963 nobody got to hear President Kennedy’s hugely important Trade Mart Speech. In 2018,, The Times audio based film brought his Unsilenced speech to the attention of over 1 billion people. The film itself focuses on the sound file and words of the unspoken speech.

Cultural/Context information for the jury

In 1963 nobody got to hear President Kennedy’s hugely important Trade Mart Speech. In 2018, painstaking sound design craft and innovative audio production brought his Unsilenced speech to the attention of over 1 billion people.