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Special Project

Special Project
From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards

Science and Star Wars

Finalist in Branded Series, Facebook

About this entry


Why does this entry deserve to win?

Developed by the Emmy-nominated Lucasfilm digital media team behind "The Star Wars Show," "Science and Star Wars" is an episodic series that explores the relationship between real world science and the iconic technology featured in the Star Wars universe. Created in partnership with IBM for Facebook Anthology, the 10-episode series investigated specific Star Wars topics by discussing the technology behind each topic with IBM researchers and scientists.


"Science and Star Wars" successfully integrated Watson, along with IBM researchers and scientists, to showcase IBM's technological achievements. The campaign also successfully leveraged fans of Star Wars and showed them IBM's abilities within the tech realm. Through the "Science and Star Wars" videos, IBM was able to connect in new ways with Star Wars fans, while still reaching their intended demographics of developers, IT decision makers, and technology professionals.


Entrant Company / Organization Name

Disney Digital Network, Lucasfilm, IBM