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360 Video: Hands-on Training (Lerwick)

#hellodigital

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 at 13:00 - Wednesday, 7 December 2016 at 17:00 (GMT)

360 Video: Hands-on Training (Lerwick)

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#hellodigital are offering 30 businesses the opportunity to receive hands-on training and borrow a 360 video camera for 2 weeks each.

The businesses can be from any sector and of any size. What’s important is that you can demonstrate how access to the 360 camera will provide a real benefit to your business. When you apply, you’ll be asked to outline how you hope to use it and to demonstrate that you have someone within your business who can commit to completing a project.

We’d really like to be able to share some of your work at #hellodigital and on social media when you are happy with it too.

Every business awarded access to a 360 camera kit must attend one of the three training days, in Inverness, Oban or Lerwick and put a plan in place to make use of the camera in the 2 weeks that follow.

Dates:

Inverness 17/18 October

Oban 2 November

Lerwick 6/7 Dec

Each of the dates above will kick-off with a public seminar on why and how 360 video is being used by businesses today. This is open to a larger audience.

Businesses interested in actively using 360 video to promote their business can apply for a place on the extended hands-on training and the opportunity to borrow the 360 camera kit for 2 weeks.

Please ‘Register’ in order to register your interest and receive an application form.

 

Deadline for applications

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Camera to be returned by

 Inverness

 Mon 3 Oct

 17/18 Oct*

 Mon 31 Oct

Oban

Mon 17 Oct

2 Nov

Mon 21 Nov

Shetland

 Wed 30 Nov

 6/7 Dec*

 Fri 23 Dec

*Please note ‘Day 2’ in Inverness and Shetland will be delivered ‘at a shoot location’ to be selected once the applications have been evaluated.

#hellodigital have partnered with CryWorks Inc to bring these sessions to the Highlands and Islands. CryWorks is a new Virtual Reality focused entertainment production company with bases in Edinburgh and California, USA. CryWorks has an emphasis on strategic partnerships across the Virtual Reality content, hardware and software ecosystems. This year they have worked on VR projects for leading brands including Samsung, The Wall Street Journal and eSports ESL One.

FAQs

What is the difference between the two sessions – Using 360 Video and 360 Video: Hands-on training?

USING 360 VIDEO TO PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS is a public seminar open to all being delivered  on 17 October in Inverness, Wed 2 November in Oban (select book 360 video session at Aryll Enterprise Week) and Tues 6 Dec in Lerwick.  These sessions are open to a larger audience, so that any business or group can attend. You can also sign-up to watch live online or playback the 17 October seminar.

360 VIDEO: HANDS-ON TRAINING is designed to provide those who are going to take away the equipment with more in-depth training using the equipment they will then take-away with them that day. This training is being delivered in the afternoon of day 1, and on day 2.

Businesses interested in actively carrying out the two week  360 video project  to promote their business can apply for the a place on the extended hands-on training and the opportunity to borrow the 360 Camera kit for 2 weeks.

What is the application process?

Step 1: Register your interest (Click Register) and we will automatically send you an application form

Step 2: Fill in the application form and submit it by the deadline (see above)

Step 3: We will evaluate all applications and notify all applicants of the result within 48 hours of the deadline

What are the application questions?

  1. What would you like to capture and why, during the 2 week project?
  2. How would this help you to promote your business or enterprise?
  3. You can nominate 2 people to attend on behalf of your application form. Who would you send and why?
  4. While not a requirement, additional points will be awarded to those applications that demonstrate that their project will realise benefits in one of the following ways:
  • Benefit extended to other businesses/partners, during or as a result of the project
  • promoting the regions or area, for economic benefit
  • Community benefit.

How will applications be evaluated?

A maximum of 35 points will be awarded, with 10 points available for questions 1-3 and up to 5 additional points allocated for answers to question 4.

A panel of 3 (minimum) will evaluate the applications, on a 2:1 ratio of representative from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and CryWorks Inc.

Do you have questions about 360 Video: Hands-on Training (Lerwick)? Contact #hellodigital

When & Where


Mareel
Shetland Arts Development Agency
North Ness
ZE1 0WP Lerwick
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 6 December 2016 at 13:00 - Wednesday, 7 December 2016 at 17:00 (GMT)


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#hellodigital

#hellodigital connect business and technology. We bring together industry experts, the business community and academic leaders to share insights. We want to see every business making the most of digital technology in promoting and operating their business.

#hellodigital is hosted by Highlands and Islands Enterprise with funding from the Digital Scotland Business Excellence Partnership

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