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XR Stories Launch Event

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Kings Manor

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Wednesday 1 May

13:30 – 14:45, Huntington Room, King’s Manor, York
15:00 – 21:00, Hospitium, Museum Gardens, York

Join us for the official launch of XR Stories, an exciting new R&D partnership for the Yorkshire screen industries.

Taking place on Wednesday 1st May in central York, we begin with welcome drinks at the King’s Manor from 13:30 - a fantastic opportunity to meet the team and explore the very latest in immersive technology.

Next, we move to The Hospitium from 15:00, for an insightful series of talks and panel discussions with key industry players, followed by an evening reception from 17:00.

We are delighted to welcome some fantastic speakers:

Mitch Turnbull [Producer/Director/MD, Bramble Media]
Bryan Elsley [Co-creator of E4’s Skins + writer of Kiss Me First]
Professor Andrew Chitty [Creative Economy Champion, AHRC]
Charles Cecil MBE [Co-Founder, Revolution Software]
Dan Tucker [Curator of Alternate Realities, Sheffield Doc/Fest]
Ben Roberts [Deputy Chief Executive, BFI]
Professor Damian Murphy [Director, XR Stories]
Kate O’Connor [Consultant to the Creative Industries]


Igloo dome demo - Join us at the welcome drinks in King's Manor for an opportunity to view the Igloo system, a bespoke 360 degree presentation space for immersive content presentation and creation. The Igloo system will also be available for viewing in the morning of the following day. Please contact XR Stories for more details.


Evening entertainment - The team behind York Mediale have an electric evening reception planned with performances by Mechanical Techno wizard, Graham Dunning and Leeds-based DJ Andrew Devine.

Hailing from Derry in the north of Ireland, Andrew Devine has been making waves in the Leeds party scene for the past year. Nothing is off bounds during his sets; you should expect to hear it all: 5.00pm - 6.15pm & 6.45pm - 8.00pm

From 6.15pm - 6.45pm experimental sound artist, Graham Dunning will be performing Mechanical Techno, a project that’s seen his experimentations go viral: https://youtu.be/wl1ZrEza7uY

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