Exploring the Nile 360 with Alastair Leithead (17:30 - 19:00)

Join BBC Africa’s correspondent Alastair Leithead as he shares how his team made the first VR documentary from BBC News.

Damming the Nile

Thursday

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middlesbrough, MIMA (Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art), Centre Square. TS1 2AZ

Description

In this exclusive panel, sit down with BBC journalist Alastair Leithead as he takes us through the journey in creating Damming the Nile, the first VR documentary from BBC News.

The panel will discuss Alastair's work, challenges of the production process and what VR can offer us as a journalistic resource in the 21st century. 

An opportunity to experience Damming the Nile 360 VR will be on offer prior to the session during the day at MIMA. Please consult the schedule beforehand to get the most out of the session.

Who is it for?

Creative professionals, new entrants and students.

Speakers

Damming the Nile
Alastair Leithead Journalist, BBC

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