Showcasing Digbeth’s innovative landscape! #DigitalDigbeth Day is coming as part of BBC Digital Cities Week!

May 12, 2017 Created by: Chris Pettitt
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This June, as part of the BBC’s Digital Cities Birmingham week, Fazeley Studios will present a day of industry insight, terrific demonstrations and a little glimpse into the incredible technological future that’s going to shape the digital and creative businesses across the West Midlands. This will be the #DigitalDigbeth Day!

From digital storytelling and tech innovations to growing and engaging online audiences, #DigitalDigbeth Day will showcase our area’s thriving creative community and expand your understanding of how new digital techniques and technology can enhance your creative business.

Leading figures from the digital and arts sectors, both nationally and locally, will give a series of presentations and demonstrations across the packed programme. You will gain insights from industry giants like Google and the Digbeth-based BBC office, as well as witnessing first hand the innovative work going on closer to home with independent creatives including HolosphereVR and Yamination Studios.

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Here’s a brief overview of the day’s programme:

9.30am – Registration & Welcome

10am – Developing Innovative Content with BBC3

11am – Interaction in Mixed Reality with STEAMhouse and Birmingham City University

12pm – Tell Your Story Online with Google (https://learndigital.withgoogle.com/digitalgarage)

2pm – Engaging New Audiences Through Live Streaming with Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

2.45pm – Using Tech To Craft Interactive And Immersive Experiences with Holosphere VR

3.30pm – Plasticine… Digitally with Yamination Studios

4pm – How To Reach New And Unexpected Audiences Using Digital Content And Platforms with The Space

As a guest of the day, you will also have the opportunity to experience The Demo Room, a separate space in Fazeley Studios showcasing some of the very latest and most pioneering tech, including Virtual Reality, animation, 3D printing and much, much more.

Exhibitors in The Demo Room will include:

Holosphere

Yamination Studios

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STEAMhouse

BBC Three Talent Team

BBC Blue Room

 

#DigitalDigbeth Day is quite simply an event that can’t be missed if you’re interested in the tech of tomorrow and the digital arts. And what’s more, this unique opportunity to experience new technology, network with figures from the creative industries and gain an insight into digital trends is completely FREE to attend!

Don’t delay, book your ticket and come see why the true home of digital is Digbeth!

Keep an eye on our blog as we lead up the #DigitalDigbeth Day on June 15th. We will be looking in depth at each of our exciting exhibitors over the next four weeks and revealing more details of the innovative demonstrations and content they’ll be bringing along on the day itself!

Book your free ticket for the day on Eventbrite: www.digitaldigbeth.eventbrite.co.uk

Get full details of the day’s programme HERE

 

Follow the hashtag #DigitalDigbeth for all the latest information and announcements.

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