This event runs for 36 hours across two days. Wednesday 27 February, 9:00 - 23:00, and Thursday 28 February, 9:00 - 15:30.
Team up with people across the digital industry to brainstorm ideas, create open-source code and demo prototypes of object-based media experiences.
Participants will compete against the clock, not against each other, to create new adaptive experiences.
They will also have access to unreleased cutting-edge tools and be mentored by industry experts.
The best will be demoed at a mini-conference around the future of storytelling as part of BBC Digital Cities.
Who is this for?
People who work in the creative industries.
Students in media-related subjects from universities in north-west England.
Anyone interested in the future of media and storytelling.
- Freelancers, sole-traders and social media experts working in media fields combining data and media
- Producers and directors interested in adaptive and non-liniear narratives, who may have tried Twine, Eko or Inkle
- Students and academics with a deep interest in object-based media, adaptive and interactive digital narratives
- Artists exploring mixed media and non-linear narratives
What will you learn?
- Get hands-on experiences of cutting-edge media tools.
- Gain advice from local and international industry leaders.
- Collaborate with new people from different fields of work.
- Showcase your work to industry leaders and commissioners.