#DigitalDigbeth Day – a chance to get a 3D selfie from Backface Studios!

Jun 09, 2017 Created by: Chris Pettitt
Posted in: Digital Digbeth

Ever wondered what you looked like from behind… or for that matter from the left or the right? Well on June 15th at #DigitalDigbeth Day you will have the chance to find out! Digbeth-based 3D specialists Backface Studios are giving those coming along a rare opportunity to experience their incredible 3D scanner, usually only used behind the scenes in film or computer games, and create 3D selfies of those in attendance.

Backface is a 3D printing and scanning company based here in Birmingham, with one of the UK’s largest photogrammetry 3D scanning rigs consisting of 96 DSLR cameras. The hugely creative company create 3D models used in film, TV and computer games. Their large full colour 3D printer is routinely used to create cosmetic pieces and props.

Backface 3D printed portraits (8)       Backface 3D printed portraits (4)

This is going to be real treat for tech enthusiasts, who will get a unique chance to see cutting-edge 3D technology up-close. Backface and their innovative work are indicative of the creative digital companies working here in our community and #DigitalDigbeth Day is going to shine a bright light on them.

Tickets have now sold out for #DigitalDigbeth Day but you can still add your name to the waiting list to be first in line for any spaces that become open. Join the list HERE. There are also tickets available for the Silicon Canal Summer BBQ that takes place in the new Custard Factory courtyard immediately after the final presentation ends at #DigitalDigbeth Day. Book those tickets HERE.


Get details of the full day’s programme HERE

#DigitalDigbeth Day takes place on Thursday 15th June at Fazeley Studios.

Follow the hashtags #DigitalDigbeth & #DigiCities for all the latest information and announcements.

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