This page will be updated regularly to feature videos and presentations which have been made for the CRAIC site or, in many cases, by our partners at Beyond. Occasionally, we will link to relevant material on YouTube.

CRAIC Beyond 2020 – Audience Research Discussion: Performance

Professor Jonny Freeman, Neelay Patel from Digital Theatre, Leah Kurten from i2Media, and Fran Sanderson from Nesta discuss methods for capturing audience behaviour – even in a pandemic. Ideas outlined here are developed further in Jonny’s essay here.

Technology in the Creative Industries

Andy Curtis from the KTN selects and presents a set of projects and companies being supported by Innovate UK – illustrating the varied ways in which creative companies are utilising and innovating with technology.

Body Data Space

Ghislaine Boddington has been a pioneer in arts and technology since the 1990s.

She is co-founder and Creative Director of body>data>space (formerly known as Shinkansen), an interactive creative design collective which advocates for the living body to be at the heart of the digital debate. 

RSC’s Virtual Experience Dream

With support from UKRI’s Audience of the Future programme, the Royal Shakespeare Company created Dream – an interactive and immersive production, created, developed and broadcast during lockdown. This video provides some of the backstory and insight into the work involved.

Science Underpins Everything

Science underpins much of the applied research taking place in the Creative Industries. Professor Dave Bull explores the interdependencies between science, technology and the creative process

Ethnography and Creative R&D

Ethnography is an important element of much creative research and innovation, understanding people and human behaviour. Lani Jacobs talks about her work with Girl Effect – creating digital products and services for young women throughout the world

Evaluation, R&D, Audience of the Future

Cristina Rosemberg, Technopolis, and Conor Roche and Richard Naylor, BOP Consulting, share some of the findings from the Evaluation of the UKRI Audience of the Future programme – and reflect on the value of learning lessons to inform future policy