Marc Barold

Strangeways has been delivering highly effective experiential marketing, events and film design since 2003. Specializing in ideation. We have a reputation for our unique and cutting edge ideas.

Clients include Canon, Vodafone, Toyota, The Australian Navy, Sony, Redbull and MTV.

From large scale installations to interactive projections, we work with theindustries leading freelance artists and technicians. Renowned for having an advanced understanding of real world logistics and new emerging technologies, we utilize a wide range of materials. With the utmost attention to detail, efficiency and high production value we are prepared to transform any concept into reality.

Strangeways is about conceptualizing an original idea into visual and interactive stimulus. We craft sophisticated, socially relevant media, thattranslates seamlessly with our clients mission and values.

Founder and Creator

Marc Barold founder and creator of Stangeways has over 20 years experience in the entertainment and arts industry. He has worked on large scale feature films, popular music videos and high profile events in Europe, Asia, USA and Australia.

Known for his fresh ideas and creative versatility, Marc has created the design and models for major films such as Star Wars, Sexy Beast and Dark City.

He has also worked as production designer for four feature films, Suing the Devil, West, Newcastle and The Nothing Man and over 150 music videos working with the likes of The Spice Girls, Moby, Gomez, Delta Goodrem, Jet and Guy Sebastian to name a few.

Specialist knowledge

Marc’s ideas are often inspired by his unique knowledge of Projection Mapping, working with liquids and special effects. He has developed techniques whereby people can walk on liquid.

Awards and Accolades

In 1997 he was awarded best artist in “Sculptures by the Sea” the worlds largest outdoor free sculpture exhibition. Marc then went on to win numerous awards for his production design work including best music video for his design work on the Silver Chair music video “Straight Lines” in 2006 as well as best production design for Mongral’s Creed in 2011 at the Bondi Film Festival.


Some of the more prestigious event projects he has participated in are the creation of a major inflatable installation for the Opening Party of 2001’s Cirque du Soleil, the Prop Maker for the opening and closing ceremonies in the 2000 Olympic Games and the Art Director of the MTV Australia Awards 2008 Campaign.

Sculpture and installation

Utilizing his background in sculpture and installation he has in recent years focused on pushing the envelope on event design and has become known for his fresh and truly innovative ideas.