Al Jazeera’s Digital Division has won the B2C Editorial Team of the Year and Best Use of Photography awards at the 2020 Drum Online Media Awards.
AJ Contrast, Al Jazeera’s immersive storytelling and media innovation studio, won the B2C Editorial Team of the Year category with Still Here, the virtual reality meets augmented reality immersive installation that premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
Still Here was created in partnership with the Women’s Prison Association in New York City.
The installation takes a multifaceted, experiential approach to exploring issues of gentrification and the challenges facing African American women who, after years in prison, return to neighbourhoods that they can scarcely recognise.
The Best Use of Photography award was won by the interactive photo essay Meet