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Specialists in Shorthand

Every story should make an impact

Harpoon Productions uses the latest technology to plan, design and build compelling digital narratives. It is the leading expert agency for the Shorthand platform.

We transform features, reports, communications and events into captivating stories.

We work with brands, international organisations, NGOs and publishers who want to engage audiences with rich, compelling content. And we're here to help with every part of the story build, using the latest tools to ensure your story is told with impact.

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Every story should make an impact

Harpoon Productions uses the latest technology to plan, design and build compelling digital narratives. It is the leading expert agency for the Shorthand platform.

We transform features, reports, communications and events into captivating stories.

We work with brands, international organisations, NGOs and publishers who want to engage audiences with rich, compelling content. And we're here to help with every part of the story build, using the latest tools to ensure your story is told with impact.

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Every story should make an impact

Harpoon Productions uses the latest technology to plan, design and build compelling digital narratives. It is the leading expert agency for the Shorthand platform.

We transform features, reports, communications and events into captivating stories.

We work with brands, international organisations, NGOs and publishers who want to engage audiences with rich, compelling content. And we're here to help with every part of the story build, using the latest tools to ensure your story is told with impact.

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Our work

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An elegant design takes the reader into the story of how the EU institutions and member states worked together in the fight against COVID-19, including infographics and video case studies.

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Watch as meteorites fall from the sky in this spell-bounding 'Viewing Moon', where animated mission control infographics accompany 360° space rock video.

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Why is there no international agreement about what is a safe level of alcohol consumption? This highly visual data-driven news story explores and explains the issue.

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The FA built up excitement ahead of the Women's FA Cup Final with this digital match programme, including an interactive timeline of historical milestones.

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Working with Harpoon allowed us to take our strategy release to the next level – the page they created is dynamic, fresh, engaging – something we are all incredibly proud of. And something that has delivered +249% more page views when compared with our previous strategy page four years ago. They were a joy to work with, finding solutions to every challenge we put to them and exceeding our expectations on delivery.

Cat Rowley, Brand Lead, The FA.

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Working with Harpoon allowed us to take our strategy release to the next level – the page they created is dynamic, fresh, engaging – something we are all incredibly proud of. And something that has delivered +249% more page views when compared with our previous strategy page four years ago. They were a joy to work with, finding solutions to every challenge we put to them and exceeding our expectations on delivery.

Stories don't always stand alone

We have helped develop Shorthand into a highly effective tool for presenting story collections, including the industry-leading Honda UK Engine Room.

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Honda UK's Engine Room hub features stories on the latest car models, as well as bikes, power products and racing. Stories combine beautiful photography, video, infographics and interactivity as you scroll.

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This multi-story project shares air pollution analysis with a rich combination of video, interactive graphics and invitations to engage via webforms. Visual menus connect all the stories in the project.

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Tharawat is a global magazine for family businesses, which brings together feature interviews on a theme with audio quotes, crisp photography and equally beautiful adverts seamlessly placed within the narrative.

The Blue Cookbook

For the Marine Stewardship Council we designed and built what we believe is the world's most beautiful cookbook, optimised for the times when people are shopping and – even more importantly – cooking. Twelve international versions have been made.

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As well as expert Shorthand production, we also provide:
  • Infographic & data visualisation design
  • Photo & video production and editing
  • Story structure planning
  • Writing & editing services
  • Print edition design
  • Formatting for Apple News & AMP
  • Integration of ad servers

What people have said about us

 
Contact us

We'd love to chat about your upcoming project.

020 7193 9285
 studio@harpoon.productions

Harpoon Productions Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales, registration number 10287615, VAT no 263 5576 82. Its registered address is 5a Bear Lane, London, SE1 0UH