Onboard Experience

Action Stations is an immersive interactive experience onboard the HMAS Vampire and the HMAS Onslow at the Australian National Maritime Museum.

Mod won the tender to design and build the onboard experience, spanning 41 locations across the two vessels moored in Darling Harbour, using our production platform Rack&Pin. 

Mod developed a new augmented set design process for Action Stations, allowing visitors to interact with audio, visuals and lighting, without obvious screens or buttons, which showcased the unique environments and the sensitive use of sets and props that our team provided. On Vampire, a magic realism experience is evoked through combining graphic novel panels, interactive sound and visuals, whimsical props and sensors that allow visitor movement to trigger changes. The experience onboard Onslow highlights the work and experiences of the many people who served during the high tension 60s-70s cold war era. As visitors move through the claustrophobic interior, they are given a mission featuring sound and lighting that triggers in response to noise, highlighting the need for silence during operations.

2016 IMAGinE Award Winner


Meet Mike

We have been working with Mike Seymour on a special project to share the latest research into interactive realtime photoreal faces in new forms of Human Computer Interfaces (CHI).

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Sony Interactive

Michela spent April 2018 in San Diego directing a special project for Sony Interactive Entertainment.

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A Clever Label

A Clever Label is our investigative documentary experience on the influence of far-right Christian lobby groups on Australian politics, particularly on LGBTQ+ issues.

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"MOD delivered the on-board experience, in what was a challenging project with significant financial restraints, on time and on budget. Visitor feedback is very positive."
Alexandra Gaffikin
Head of Interpretation and Design, Australian National Maritime Museum




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