Tag: creative industry

VIEW nominates its keynote speakers!

The VIEW conference will take place on October, from 19 to 23, in Turin, Italy. The curated conference, which celebrates its 16th year, features talks, panel sessions, workshops, awards for outstanding work and this year four remarkable keynote speakers: Mark Osborne, Randy Thom, Jorge R. Gutierrez, Shannon Tindle. «We are honoured and thrilled to welcome these four amazing artists to Turin for the VIEW conference» Professor Maria Elena Gutierrez, director of the annual conference, declares. «I know their presence will inspire our audience of students and professionals»… Continue reading


A hub to bring together creativity and production

From 30 September to 3 October, the first edition of the Bologna Design Week is being held under the auspices of Municipality of Bologna, Emilia Romagna Region and CERSAIE. Thanks to the initiative, for the first time cultural, production and creative excellences of the territory convene in an integrated communication system. The Emilian centre will become a further attraction hub in the Italian design system, through a rich programme providing exhibitions, workshops, talks and business meetings organised in the framework of 8 thematic itineraries. Continue reading


Europeana Space Jam at Culture Jam 2015

At the Europeana Creative “Culture Jam” event, closing conference of the widely praised Europeana Creative project at the National Library of Austria (July 9th and 10th), the Europeana Space project was brought to the attention of the creative industry scene in Austria. During various sessions the EuropeanaTV pilot was demonstrated and the upcoming hackathons and business modelling workshops were announced. Continue reading


Uprise Festival 2015. Get Ready to Start Up!

During this edition of UPRISE Startup Festival, taking place on September 25-26, UPRISE will showcase 200 international startups, a showcase programme for young to mid-stage startup companies, to 10.000 attendees. The event will be held at NDSM Werf in Amsterdam. Partners include Red Bull, Sonos, Facebook, Rockstart and UVA, VU Amsterdam and NRCQ. Continue reading


CultureTECH: Northern Ireland’s Innovation Festival

This year, CultureTECH festival is being held on 11-20 September 2015. The open access event, taking place each September in Derry-Londonderry, is the biggest technology and creative industry event in Northern Ireland. Continue reading


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Sónar+D: digital creativity & innovation technology

Sónar+D, being held in Barcelona on 12, 13 and 14 June 2015, will bring together experts from all over the world (technologists, entrepreneurs, artists, businesses and researchers) to present and project the initiatives and tools that will shape future creative experiences based on music, images, interactive content and transmedia platforms. Sónar+D is a forum with an intersectoral approach aimed at professionals of the creative, technological and cultural industries, which fosters interaction between them, the exchange of knowledge, debate, the exposure of talent and the generation of business. Continue reading


STARTS explores the catalytic role of the Arts

The STARTS (Science, Technology and the Arts) Symposium, being held in Brussels on 22-23 June 2015 at BOZAR, is aimed at exploring the catalytic role of the Arts for innovation in business, industry and society and how to foster it. As representative of the Civic Epistemologies consortium Frederik Truyen, Professor at the Faculty of Arts of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, is attending the event to present the project to the delegates. Continue reading


Europeana Creative Culture Jam

On 9-10 July 2015, in Vienna, at the Austrian National Library is being held the conference Europeana Creative Culture Jam, final showcase event of Europeana Creative, a groundbreaking project that explores ways for creative industries to connect with cultural heritage. Culture Jam will be a celebration of all that Europeana Creative has achieved and a presentation of the future success to achieve with the fellow creative projects Europeana Food & Drink and Europeana Space. Continue reading


Europeana Space and CRe-AM

CRe-AM and Europeana Space are two projects which both aim to enhance the creative industry by leveraging on ICT and digital cultural content. Europeana Space intends to do this by originating concrete scenarios, best practice and tools, and further by offering … Continue reading


SMPTE FORUM 2015: Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age

Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers organises the SMPTE Forum 2015 “Entertainment Technology in the Internet Age: A European Perspective”, being held on 7-8 May 2015, at the Fraunhofer-Forum in Berlin. Factors as wide as EU policy, net neutrality, copyright and mining “big data” are shaping the possibilities in the complex European market and redefining how the industry engages its audience. The SMPTE Forum 2015 will examine these topics Continue reading