BGI Announces New Board Members

Nottingham, 18 June: The BGI has expanded its board to include a diverse range of stakeholders from across the sector.

The BGI’s board of advisors now includes the journalist Chella Ramanan, Phoenix Perry (Goldsmiths), Karen Hedger  (AIM), Claire Boissiere (Harbee Studios), Melissa Jo Knox (Blazing Griffin), Malath Abbas (Biome Collective), Gina Jackson (Imaginarium), Sitara Shefta (Dream Reality Interactive), Hannah Flynn (Failbetter Games) and Korina Abbott (Kinetic Atom).

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Continue London – 3rd of July at the British Library

Some big names are speaking at our second Continue event! The British Library’s CEO Roly Keating is keynoting the Cultural Games event with figures from games, arts and education.

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Continue : Leeds, open for registration now!

Continue ConferenceWe’re delighted to announce our first 2018 Continue event, at Headrow House Leeds on 27th April 2018 from 1.00pm – 6.00pm.

Continue brings together those who commission work in cultural spaces with independent videogame developers interested in producing work for display. It is your chance to hear about other people’s experience working on collaborative projects of this type, and get their advice on how to plan your own.

Continue Leeds will feature talks from local developers and commissioners, uncovering their experiences of Cultural Game projects.

Highlights include :

Alex Chisholm, Director of contemporary theatre company Freedom Studios, delves into the world of Virtual Reality, reflecting on her experience of working with York-based developer Beta Jester to capture the renovation of Bradford Odeon.

Director of Reflex Arc and three times BAFTA nominee, Richard England, who unveils his experiences responding to a commission for Leeds Light Night.

Charlotte Gore chat about her project ‘Yorkshire Gubbins’ and what it means to make a really local game…

Continue is about creating understanding and videogame literacy in the culture sector and vice-versa, always to end of getting things done. That’s why our events are accompanied by an online network, keeping you up to date on the latest news and developments.

To book your ticket visit here.

Can’t make it to Leeds? Don’t worry, more dates around the UK will be announced very soon…