ITP Alum Company was awarded a documentary Emmy!

Thursday, Oct 6, 2022

REEDUCATED with image of man in handcuffs

Image from Reducated, courtesy of Nicholas Rubin

ITP Alum, Nicholas Rubin, is the Creative Director at Dirt Empire. The company was awarded a documentary Emmy for Outstanding Innovation for their VR Doc, Reeducated, that they made with The New Yorker. 

Directed by Sam Wolson, This virtual-reality documentary takes viewers inside one of Xinjiang’s “reëducation” camps, guided by the recollections of three men—Erbaqyt Otarbai, Orynbek Koksebek, and Amanzhan Seituly—who were imprisoned together at a facility in Tacheng.

From the New Yorker:
The 43rd Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards honors programming content from more than 2500 submissions that originally premiered in calendar-year 2021, judged by a pool of over 870 peer professionals from across the television and streaming/digital media News & Documentary industry.

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