Great Northern Creative Festival
Well over 350 undergraduate and post-graduate students were in the Media Innovation Studio at the end of April, rubbing shoulders with an amazing array of guests and alumni from UK and International film and television production companies, animation studios, news organisations and broadcasters. A cast of writers, producers, creative directors, news editors, reporters, graphic designers and 3D artists celebrated the week long Great Northern Creative Festival.
New European Media: Content empowerment
The New European Media (NEM) group met at the equally new (relatively) Digital Catapult Centre on Euston Road for their annual General Assembly meeting.
Interactive Print showcased at European Patent Office
The Media Innovation Studio team pulled the best of British interactive print together for an exclusive audience with the European Patent Office in the Hague this week.
Collaborative revenue capture for media under threat
For media seeking to support the free flow of information in fragile environments, the issue of financial sustainability is complex. Both media in exile (out-of-country news …
Interactive Print and the Internet of Things
The Media Innovation Studio presented work past and present at the World Publishing Expo in Amsterdam in October.
Drones over Austin
The Media Innovation Studio’s Civic Drone Centre team have beaten off over 3,000 applications to win a panel session at the prestigious 2015 international SXSW festival.
Studio joins WAN-IFRA for innovation showcase
Media Innovation Studio’s Prof Paul Egglestone and John Mills presented a range of research projects as part of WAN-IFRA’s Media Innovation Hub programme at the World Publishing Expo in Amsterdam.
Innovative Ecosystems at Web2Day
The Media Innovation Studio’s very own Clare Cook was recently talking innovation ecosystem’s at Nantes’ Web2Day conference.
Perugia hosts #ijf14
Hundreds of journalists have descended on Perugia for the International Journalism Festival 2014, including the Media Innovation Studio’s Clare Cook.
Drones arrive at Manchester’s Future of Digital 2014
aerosee and drone journalism features as part of the Business Growth Hub’s inaugural ‘Future of Digital Conference 2014′.
Build a Media Startup in 48 Hours
The first ever UK Media Lab Playground will take place at the Media Innovation Studio. It will be an amazing opportunity to meet people, develop ideas and learn about getting a media startup off the ground in a practical way. The action kicks off on Friday evening May 16 and runs to Sunday afternoon May 18, building a media product in 48 hours.
AeroSee showcased at Digital Economy 2013
This week saw Clare Cook and John Mills demo UCLan’s Media Innovation Studio and School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences’ AeroSee project at the Digital Economy All Hands Conference 2013.
Interactive Newsprint heads to Brazil
Researcher John Mills recently made a quick trip over to South America to present the research project at the 3rd annual Ubitec conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil.
Media Innovation Studio hosts UCLan careers event
The Media Innovation Studio was transformed into a careers networking event this week as UCLan’s School of Journalism and Digital Communication held its My Career, Your Career day.
Interactive Newsprint presents at COST
Interactive Newsprint joined the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) network in Lisbon where the focus of activities was firmly on exploring new ways of combining print and digital.
Media Innovation Studio appears at UCLan University Court
The Media Innovation Studio was invited to UCLan’s annual University Court event this week to present the Interactive Newsprint project.
Interactive Newsprint and friends debate #digiprint at SxSW
“Print is dead! Long live print!” declares the panel description for the ‘Pitchforks and Printed Electronics’ panel at the SxSW Interactive festival.
Four of the five original investigators on the Bespoke project were reunited in India last week for the Unbox Festival.
Interactive Newsprint Demos in Downtown Austin
In a packed bar in downtown Austin, Rogers, Egglestone, Mills and Metcalfe from the Interactive Newsprint research team showed some of the results to hundreds of people attending the Knight, Mozilla, MIT Media Lab SXSW 2013 party. The entire team were kept busy the entire evening running demonstrations and fielding questions.