Fly Through Dundee’s New V&A Museum

http://vimeo.com/46872244 Dundee's Live Visualisations is the creator of a new, interactive representation of the city's forthcoming V&A museum. The fly through of Kengo Kuma's distinctive and ground breaking design shows the museum's galleries and spaces. Live Visualisations uses games technology to create photo-realistic and accurate representations of physical spaces. These can be used by companies... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Hiring Digital, Innovation, Creative Technology & Design Officer

Creative Scotland is recruiting. The organisation responsible for Scotland's cultural, artistic and creative industries is looking for a development officer, focusing on digital innovation, creative technology and design. It's a full-time position, with a salary (£25,000 pa, plus benefits and pension). If you're interested in helping Creative Scotland become more engaged with the whole digital and... Continue Reading →

£30K On Offer In Commonwealth Games Competition

The Glasgow 2014 Digital Sprint is a new competition, launched by Glasgow 2014, which challenges Scotland's digital industries to find new ways to engage with the biggest sporting event in Scotland's history. The brief is simple - yet wide open for original and creative new ideas. Digital Sprint invites entrants to: Create innovative ideas to... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Issues Ten Year Plan

Creative Scotland, the organisation which supports Scotland's arts, screen and creative industries has released its ten year plan for supporting and funding the country's cultural and creative sectors. The ten year plan and funding strategy has been put together with input from over 1000 participants drawn from the entire creative spectrum.  Which, for the first time,... Continue Reading →

Glasgow Mobile Breakfast Rises from Hibernation

Like a cute, unnaturally passive, animated bear with a calendar conflict, WeeWorld are opening their doors once more to developers and business leaders working in the mobile space to talk trends, tech and business with the rest of the industry in Scotland. TL;DR When? - Friday, 14th of March Where? - 19 Blythswood Square, Glasgow... Continue Reading →

Crossover Scotland – Inspiration Day

Crossover Scotland's Inspiration Day was a rare event, a day designed to bring together 'creatives' from a range of disciplines - film & tv, performing arts, literature, music, games and 'other'... It's part of a larger series of events, created by Crossover Labs and The Sheffield Documentary Festival, incorporating residential labs where practitioners from all... Continue Reading →

Creative Scotland Open Sessions – Your Editor Speaks

After a year which can best be described as 'challenging', Creative Scotland, the organisation tasked with supporting, promoting and helping Scotland's creativity is holding a number of 'open sessions' which will "encourage open debate on Creative Scotland and its place in a healthy and thriving future for the arts, screen and creative industries." The open... Continue Reading →

Dragons, Zombies and A Day in the Life – Edinburgh Interactive (Session 4)

Yesterday Edinburgh Interactive closed, with a Dragons Den type affair; the idea concerning a pitch of a game or interactive experience to a panel of Ian Livingstone (Life President Eidos), Rob Woodward (CEO Scottish TV), Bill Liao (Co-founder coderdojo.com), Mark Phillips (Harbottle & Lewis) and chaired by Sean Dromgoole (GameVision/Some Research). The event was done... Continue Reading →

Art, Squirrels and the New Reality – Edinburgh Interactive (Session 3)

Back from lunch and into the fray with Are Computer Games Art?   Chris Bateman @SpiralChris International Hobo and Ren Reynolds (@RenZephyr) Virtual Policy Network got a good response from the audience. Hell, yes! We thought computer games were art. Hosted by Ren, he posed the question to Chris who started with Ernst Gombrich’s Meditations... Continue Reading →

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