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#DigitalDigbeth Day – art & tech take centre stage during BBC DigiCities Birmingham

Posted by Chris Pettitt on May 12, 2017

Digbeth truly is Digital! As part of the BBC’s Digital Cities Birmingham week this June, Fazeley Studios is very excited to present a day of industry insight, amazing demonstrations and a glimpse into the incredible technological future that’s going to shape the digital and creative businesses across our region.

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

A host of leading figures from the digital and arts sectors, both nationally and locally, will give presentations and demonstrations across the packed day. You’ll be able to gain insights from industry giants like Google and the Digbeth-based BBC office, as well as seeing the pioneering work going on closer to home with independent creatives including Yamination Studios and Holosphere VR.

Here’s a brief overview of what you’ll experience during the day:

9.30am – Registration & Welcome
10am – Developing Innovative Content with BBCThree
11am – Interaction in Mixed Reality with STEAMhouse and Birmingham City University
12pm – Tell Your Story Online with Google
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

Alongside all of this, you will also be able to experience The Demo Room, a separate space in Fazeley Studios showcasing some of the very latest and most innovative technology, including 3D printing, Virtual Reality, animation and lots, lots more.

Exhibitors in The Demo Room will include:

BBC Blue Room
BBC Three Talent Team

#DigitalDigbeth Day is quite simply an unmissable event for anybody interested in the tech of tomorrow and the digital arts. 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 home of digital can only be 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.