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Mapping America’s Taste in Oscar Films
How does America watch movies? Do coastal audiences prefer action films? Do movie-goers in the south opt for films that mirror their experiences? We’ve mapped US movie tastes for this year’s Oscars...
Impact of the Oscars nominations
How big a deal is an Oscar nomination? Most movies make the majority of their profits in the first few weeks after release. A nomination for the Oscars could change this dynamic dramatically,...
This is a visualization and auralization of real-time global tweets mentioning 'Music'. People around the world love music, love to listen to music, and love to discuss music. What does it sound...
BBC One series Sherlock pictures a contemporary version of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective stories. But how different is it from the original narrative? We dissect every episode of the hit show...
Star Wars - Film Ratings
The IMDb ratings of the Original, Prequel, & Sequel Star Wars films (those released as of 30th May 2017). Hovering over the x-wings provides more information about each film, hovering over the...
Older people are inclined to accuse younger ones of spending all their time in front of screens. Actually, those in their 60s are as guilty as those in their teens – and the amount of time that all...
Game of Thrones Web of Betrayal
Game of Thrones has a reputation for killing off its audience’s favorite characters. It’s become a running joke and a warning that fans give to new viewers: don’t get too attached to any character,...
Dancing In The Dark
Dancing in the Dark provides a visual representation of every ‘10’ awarded on the television show Strictly Come Dancing, since the first show in 2004. The top score has been awarded on 589...
All Flights from Dragon Ball Z
Based on the manga by Akira Toriyama, the first episode of Dragon Ball Z aired in Japan on April 26, 1989. Even after more than 25 years, the anime is still extremely popular, with a filler-free...
The Overseas Delivery of "The Infinite Challenge"
In this period of overseas planning, the members of "The Infinite Challenge" received applications from all over the world , and some of them are selected for distribution. This process diagram is...
Fast Food Menu of Calories
In my younger days, I used to eat fast food all of the time. So cheap. So delicious. But these days, it’s all about moderation. My metabolism no longer supports the same amount of fried food. The...
The Austen Index
Visualising Jane Austen's people, places and plots: Jane Austen died 200 years ago, but her novels have never been more popular. But what goes into a Jane Austen novel? And what gets left out?
How Steep is Your Love
How much money Americans spent on Valentine's Day 2016...
Discussions in The Hobbit
I wanted to explore the discussions in The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien. Only those words the characters say aloud are visualised. The visualisation shows the amount of discussion in each chapter as...
The Story Of Film
This visualization attempts to tell the story of film. An epic journey of innovation across 14 decades, 137 countries, and 4,070,420 films.
You are what you stream
Created for a Cannes Lions panel—where Adam Bly, Spotify's VP Data, interviewed burlesque performer Dita Von Teese—this visualization shows how your music streaming habits offer a window into who...
This is a story about how film plots mirror (or shape) historical events. For example, how early did the film industry portray the AIDS epidemic? Has movie representation of Islam changed with...
La La Land has tied Titanic and All About Eve as the most nominated films in Academy Awards history.
The future of clubbing
Red Bull wanted to explore the increasing role of technology in the future of club culture and asked ByBorre to curate a new night out. All guests wore a personal bracelet designed by BYBORRE,...
Spotify's Biggest One Hit Wonders
Norman Greenbaum's "Spirit in the Sky" has been played over 68,000,000 times, and makes up 99.5% of plays from his top 5 songs on Spotify.
Fast Food Nation
Check out the trends in Fast Food over the last 6 years. Data from QSR.
"Mapping Dada" is a piece that uses the Wikipedia link structure, combined with a modified version of Google's 'PageRank' equation, to track the movement of Dada through history.
The Spells of Harry Potter
This pop culture visualization explores all spells used in the 7 Harry Potter books. Hovering over a spell reveals the spell's context and other details.
Gazing Poetic Sound
Language has two aspects - sound and meaning, and yet we don't tend to care about sound as much as we care about its meaning when using language. This project attempts to draw attention to sound...
Fantasy or Fiction - What Works For Bollywood At the Box-Office?
The past few years have seen a steady increase in the number of multiplex screens in India. Apart from the mainstream big-budget movies, Bollywood has been evolving and producing experimental films...
10 Minute Man. Data Memento
Christopher Nolan`s Thriller Memento deals with a man who suffers from a short-term memory loss, an alleged murder and the nature of the crime. Furthermore the component of vengeance is addressed....
Disney's Rise to the Top of the Domestic Box Office
Analysis of Box Office trends, by Distributor, from 2011-2016. Reveals the rise of Disney and how the Star Wars and Marvel franchises helped them rise to the top of domestic box office ratings in...
Visualizing Nonlinear Narratives with Story Curves
A nonlinear narrative is a storytelling device that portrays events of a story out of chronological order. Story curves visualize the nonlinear narrative of a movie by showing the order in which...
Museum. Space of attention
The project is a multimedia version of the research that we made for The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow. We analyzed video of more than 100 cameras located in different museum areas...
David Bowie's 50-year Creative Output at a Glance
As the last songs Bowie recorded are released as part of an album accompanying the Lazarus stage show, we look into the extraordinary breadth and depth of his creative endeavours in music, film and...