Join us for an evening of inspiring discussions from leaders within the fields of broadcasting, games and technology, to explore how convergence across the different sectors, is driving a Creative Revolution and shaping our future.
Penny Macbeth, head of SODA School of Digital Arts, will be talking about SODA and how they are preparing to educate the next generation of digital storytellers.
Will Saunders will be talking about his work at Storyfutures and how they aim to marry new story experiences with ground-breaking audience engagement research, fusing psychology, neuroscience and ethnography to understand tomorrow’s audiences.
Ian Forrester from BBC Research & Development will present some of the best examples from the week's object-based media hack.
Panel discussions will include:
If you’re a sole trader / SME in the screen industry with an interest in moving image for storytelling, then this panel of creative experts can offer a valuable insight.
Panellists include: Dan Tucker, executive producer at Sheffield Documentary Festival, Paul Bason, director of digital innovation at Manchester Metropolitan University, Sally Bowman, senior BBC news editor, and Rick Murray, managing director at Workerbee.
Meet the Digital Commissioners: Chaired by Rick Murray, Managing director at Workerbee.
Come and find out what commissioners from BBC Digital / BBC Ideas and Channel 4 are looking for and the opportunities open to the UK indie sector.
Cordelia Hebblethwaite from BBC Ideas, Daisy Griffith from BBC Digital and Laura Marks from Channel 4 will be joining to discuss what works and how to get your ideas commissioned.
Followed by networking drinks.