Matt Batten Executive Creative Director


To raise awareness of the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust and retinoblastoma – an aggressive deadly eye cancer in children – we created a series of innovative, interactive posters.
An eye with retinoblastoma may look normal, but the pupil reflects white in flash photography. And since everyone has a flash camera in their pocket – their mobile phone – we created posters that showed a normal child’s eye but when photographed with a flash, an innovative, invisible, highly reflective ink suddenly makes the eye white in the photo.
The posters distributed around London hospitals and nurseries were the vehicle for an online film that attracted more than 1 million views. The campaign reached over 60 million people worldwide and, after seeing the film shared on Facebook, an Australian mother used her phone to check her 3 month old baby boy’s eyes and discovered a cancer. His life was saved.


Cannes Lions - Shortlist
Cannes Lions - Silver
Creative Circle Award - Nomination
D&AD Award - Wood Pencil
D&AD Award - Wood Pencil
DADI - Finalist
DADI - Gold
DADI - Grand Prix
DADI - Silver
Drum - Campaign of the Year
Drum - Gold
Eurobest Award Shortliat
Eurobest Award Shortlist
Eurobest Award Shortllist
Eurobest Award Silver
IAB Creative Showcase - Gold
One Club Award - Best of Show
One Show - Gold Pencil
One Show - Merit
One Show - Merit
One Show - Silver Pencil
UK DMA - Gold


  • Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT)Client
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Matt Batten has been a Contributor since 1st November 2021.

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