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BBC R&D Future Experiences
Senior '"firestarter" Producer
Ian works for the BBC’s R&D Future Experiences. He specialises in open innovation and new disruptive opportunities; by creating value via open engagement and collaborations with startups, universities, early adopters and hackers.
His current research is into the area of future narrative and storytelling, with a technology he calls Perceptive Media. It’s a new approach to broadcasting; which pairs the best of broadcast with the best of internet technology; creating a experiences like sitting around a camp fire telling stories.
Roundtable 1: Get Real
Realtime engines, VR and the future of production In the not too distant future linear programme making is likely to be a thing of the past. Content will be created from a series of objects that are assembled according to our interests and circumstances, underpinned by the next generation of games technology. Bringing together experts from the technology and production sector this session will examine what this means for programme producers and looks at the opportunities to develop completely new experiences for audiences.