BBC Academy Digital Cities will be returning as Digital Cities Virtual in 2020 – 21

Written by Jamal Chamberlain on 07 Sep, 20
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BBC Academy Digital Cities will be returning as Digital Cities Virtual in 2020 – 21, with a not to be missed MONTHLY series of FREE events for the creative industries.

Starting in September we’ll run across three days: Tuesday 22, Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 September with a full and varied schedule, with partners including BBC WritersroomBBC Academy, BBC Young Reporter, BBC STEM, Creative England, BFI, ScreenSkills, BBC Arts, Arts Council, Create Central, Channel 4, SODA, MMU, Salford University, BCU, UWE, Watershed and Limina Immersive plus digital & creative arts conference Hello Culture Remix, will be making its return to the line-up.

September’s sessions deliver an exciting line up of unmissable opportunities: Director of BBC Arts Jonty Claypole talks Culture in Quarantine, Blak Wave Director Michael Jenkins will be giving us his thoughts on filming the pulling down of Bristol’s Colston Statue, The Clangers will be reflecting on their 50 year anniversary and the godfather of rave DJ Graeme Park will be talking about his involvement in Manchester’s United We Stream project.

For those looking to get on and get into the industry, ScreenSkills has a full line up of sessions with information about the latest opportunities, there are 1-2-1s with talent managers from NI Screen, BBC Children’s & Talented People, and the BBC Academy will be offering multiple sessions that will brush up and improve your digital skills – this September, those sessions will be Creating social content on your smartphone, How to build TV fandom on social media and How to use twitter to showcase your personal brand.

Head over to the Digital Cities Home Page to book now.

Follow #digicities and @BBCAcademy on Twitter for updates.

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