BroadwayWorld on the EDEF

Broadway world Scotland have covered the Edinburgh Digital Entertainment Festival that we are VRTGO are working with Riverside Studios to fill full of Virtual Reality. The article itself has words from the Festival Director Willian Burdett-Coutts himself to our very own Carri Cunliffe along with others involved.

Some key points were made by those asked to comment for the article, how can you not be excited for this festival after this.

William Burdett-Coutts, Festival Director EDEF, Assembly and CEO Riverside Studios said:

Audiences can expect to see the best in digital cinema offerings from RSC, NT Live, ENO, Royal Ballet and more alongside interactive events and screenings of mixed media and live sound from New Media Scotland, Rob Florence and a live music performance and associated screening celebrating the work of Pierre Boulez in collaboration with University of Edinburgh.

A series of keynote talks and events will run throughout the festival, bringing arts producers, interested audiences and digital makers together to explore the future of live performance in an increasingly digital world. Speakers and programme partners include The Imaginarium Studios and RSC, National Theatre, Royal Opera House, BBC and BBC Academy, Sky, Random Acts, The British Council, Picturehouses, The Space and the Event Cinema Association.

Sarah Ellis, Head of Digital Development, Royal Shakespeare Company said:

The work we are doing with Intel and The Imaginarium to create our forthcoming production of The Tempest is a great example of technical and creative collaboration that will move performance and theatre making forward in really exciting ways, so it is great to be able to share that work with our collaborators with audiences in Edinburgh.

Fiona Morris, The Space commented:

Celebrating 2016 as the ‘year of VR’ EDEF invites audiences to explore and experience new technologies hands-on from tech partners that include Europe’s largest VR conference, VRTGO, Samsung, Microsoft, Lego Education, BBC Micro:bit, Big Learning Company, Igloo Vision and VR City Films alongside the latest games and 360 narrative content from a range of VR headsets.

Very exciting, be sure to check out the full article at the link for even more information for this upcoming festival.
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