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Philharmonia Orchestra - Beethoven VR Photo credit: Julia Keim

Creating 360 experiences for arts and cultural audiences

Start Time:
15/02/2019, 10:30am
End Time:
15/02/2019, 04:00pm
Location:
Curve Leicester
Rutland Street LE1 1SB

About the event

How can organisations use 360 video successfully to build compelling audience experiences? How can 360 extend an organisation’s existing artistic practice and what are the wider considerations and benefits for arts organisations?

The Space, with funding from Arts Council England, in partnership with The Philharmonia Orchestra, present a free workshop exploring how arts organisations can use 360 video and audio to offer audiences an immersive and memorable experience. Using illustrations from the sector, arts organisations and producers will demystify some of the common questions around the creation of 360 content.  With a mix of live examples, case studies and small group work, we’ll consider the following:

• Why use 360 video?
• The key considerations when embarking on a 360 project
• Which stories or productions work best in 360?
• What kit is needed?
• The secrets of creating an engaging audience experience
• What might success look like?
• How might you find an audience for the work?

Contributors include:

Philharmonia Orchestra
The Philharmonia Orchestra has been working with immersive technologies since 2015, helping it connect to new audiences in exciting ways. Luke Ritchie, Head of Innovation and Partnerships will provide insights into how they have created, captured and distributed the Orchestra’s 360 work, including Mahler 360 which was supported by The Space and Google and broadcast live from the Royal Festival Hall on YouTube VR and Facebook Live.

Dan Tucker
Dan is an award winning digital director and VR producer with over 20 years in TV, games, web, and mobile, including the interactive episode of BBC3’s Our World War and the VR documentary Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel. He’s currently Curator of Alternate Realities for Sheffield International Documentary Festival, and co-commissioned Future Aleppo which premiered in 2017. Dan is passionate about interaction and story.

IOU Theatre, Halifax
IOU Theatre’s show Rear View is ‘an excursion that blurs the line between reality and fiction, on an open-top bus. David Wheeler, Artistic Director, will talk about how the company have created a 360 experience of the show, which will premiere in March.

Further details

The workshop is intended for arts and cultural professionals with an interest in 360 video, whether to build your brand, reach new audiences or enrich the audience experience of your work. 

We have 25 places available to arts professionals and artists. In the event that the workshop is over-subscribed, we reserve the right to re-allocate places to ensure that as wide a range as possible of organisations and artistic endeavours are represented

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