World of Water - your legend is yours to create

Drew was commissioned to create a special video for World of Water. The video launched on the 23rd of June 2024.

World of Water is a fantastic ocean-world strategy mobile game. The new global version will be available soon. Pre-registration started in Taiwan and South Korea on June 14th and the game will be officially launched on July 5th.

Your legend is yours to create – designed and developed with your own two hands.

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Drew's shadow are the brand ident for the New York Times "Animal" podcasts

Towards the end of 2023 Drew was commissioned to create a series of new hand shadow animals and images to be the basis for the artwork on the New York Times's podcast series entitled "Animal". The main image (left) is a screen grab from one of Drew's most popular videos on YouTube which can be viewed here. The rest of the images were specially created - including some unusual animals such as a manatee, a puffin and a ferret. The podcasts are available to listen to here.

A dachshund shadow and a puffin shadow

Update - World Record Attempt - Largest Projected Shadow

Drew Colby is attempting to break the existing world record for the largest projected shadow by projecting a hand shadow onto the largest cinema screen in Britain.

In order to break the largest projected shadow record he has to make a shadow measuring more than 16m x 9m, for which purpose he is aiming to project onto the IMAX cinema screen in London (UK) which measures 19.8 metres high by 25.9 metres wide. The cost to hire the cinema is £2000.00 (plus VAT) for one hour.

He started a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds towards the hire cost. The target amount has now been reached! Watch this space for details of the event date, time and online live streaming details. 

Standing ovation for Drew on Romania's Got Talent!

Drew manages to change Risto Mejide's mind on Spain's Got Talent 2022!

Korean News Articles from 2022

Drew Colby finishes third in Das Supertalent 2021

Drew finished third in the live final of Das Supertalent 2021 in Germany on the 11th of December.

Drew finished third in the live final of Das Supertalent 2021 in Germany on the 11th of December.

Game of Talents - ITV, 24th of April 2021

My Shadow and Me wins best show

Thank you audiences in Newcastle, who voted My Shadow and Me best show at the 2019 Moving Parts Puppet Festival. The award was given for outstanding entertainment and artistic quality.

You can catch the show in Hull at the end of June at the Big Malarkey, in July in three Cities in India (Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad), and various locations across the UK from August onwards (including a run on the Puppet Theatre Barge in Little Venice in November).

Drew wins West End Cabaret Award!

On Sunday the 22nd of July 2018 Drew performed in the finals of the Phoenix Arts Club's inaugural Cabaret Awards - the competition was tough with great talent on display, but the shadow bears, bunnies and movie stars won the day! Watch this space for upcoming cabaret dates.

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My Shadow and Me in Malaysia

A feature on Malaysian television about My Shadow and Me at the Damansara International Arts Festival

Drew does 8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown

Drew's shadows appear during the 2nd word game.