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REACT Managing Producer
Jo is in the Producing team at Watershed, a cultural cinema and digital creativity centre in Bristol. She is the Managing Producer for REACT, an AHRC funded collaborative project between Watershed and five Universities. She leads the design and delivery of Sandbox, an R&D programme that brings researchers and companies together to experiment and produce new prototypes. Most recently she ran Play Sandbox which developed six new products and services for children through a process of co-design with children themselves.
Exploring the Future of Play
Play Sandbox, Friday 3 July 2015 12.45-1.45pm @ HUBS A Jo Lansdowne, REACT Managing Producer, and the Play Sandbox team, will be demoing some of the amazing products designed by kids, professionals, and academics in the HUBS throughout the conference and explaining the Play Sandbox process in a special session…
Games and product designers, robotics engineers, artists, film makers and researchers worked together at the REACT project in Bristol to create six prototypes of innovative, new play products for kids. They worked with a group of young people between the ages of eight and twelve to explore the future of…
Wednesday Workshop: Wear and Tear
With the futuristic vision of connected toys and wearable technology now becoming a reality, what does that mean for tomorrow's media producers? In this workshop we explore how 3D printing could change how we model kids' characters in the future and distribute toys as kits of parts; how games are…