Oh, That’s New: An Innovation Showcase

Wednesday 6th July 2016, 11:10am - 12:20pm BST

Showroom Cinema 2

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Case studies of innovation in creativity and business.

Secret Life of Boys (Zodiak) is a digital-first interactive comedy for the BBC with one foot online and one foot in TV. Trevor Klein explains how the specific technical and creative challenges posed by this synthesis were met.

Lost My Name have cracked the problem of personalized children’s lit, solving knotty questions of design, production, and distribution. How did they do it? And what happens next in the field of personalized media for children?

Macs and Sam in Zombie Land (Bigmouth Audio) is an audio comic for the ears. What are the unique demands of designing and writing to engage sight-impaired kids and their parents? How were they solved? What are the lessons for building a diverse audience?

Swipe TV (RTÉ) offers interaction with television content and a means for content producers to respond to their audience, allowing a circular flow of popular and user-created content between digital and broadcast formats. What are the advantages and technical challenges of this kind of engagement?