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Tate Kids: Charlie Philips

Tate Kids is a dedicated website from Tate to showcase artists from  women, people of colour and LBGTQ+ artists and people from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

Don Dada was delighted to be commissioned to create a short film based on Jamaican born British photographer Charlie Philips.

Voiced by Charlie Philips himself, this film journeys through his life, being part of the Windrush Generation, facing the obstacles moving to the UK and how to channeled his creativity through photography.




Tate Kids




Direction, Design & Animation: Don Dada Studio

Writer K.N. Chimbiri

Narrator  Charlie Philips

composer Liam Sharpe

Producer Zoe Smith

Don Dada Studio, Charlie Philips, Tate Britain


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Don Dada Studio, Charlie Philips, Tate Britain
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Zoe Smith, Tate Producer

'Don Dada Studio have worked tirelessly to produce an animation for Tate Kids. They were a faultless collaborator who worked with us and brought to life the story we wanted to tell, communicating well with our team throughout and bringing excellent creative expertise. The end product is a rich and personal story that I am really pleased with. '

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