The Animated Bayeux Tapestry

Client: Self-Initiated | Animation

The Animated Bayeux Tapestry was created as a student project while at Goldsmiths College. Just as the historic original embroidery does, the animation depicts the lead up to to the Norman Invasion of Britain in 1066. It proved popular online gaining almost 750,000 views and being requested for downloads by teachers around the world. In 2009, Marc Sylvan redid the soundtrack to include original music and sound effects.

Animation by David Newton
Music and sound design by Marc Sylvan