The South West Creative Technology Network announce Immersion Prototype Teams

The South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) have just announced their successful Immersion Prototype teams.  The making phase will now commence and run through April, May, June with a final showcase at the end of June 2019.  Congratulations to all! … Continue reading

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UK aid project helps cut violence against women by more than half in Democratic Republic of Congo

A UK aid project has dramatically reduced women’s experience of domestic and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A project working to challenge the social acceptance of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the DRC saw … Continue reading

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3D Sound Installation at Qatar National Library Promises Football Fans Exhilarating Experience

The large-scale sonic installation will be displayed outside the Library in collaboration with British Council Qatar  Doha, Qatar, The Qatari community – and football lovers in particular – will have the chance to experience the rousing sound of football fans … Continue reading

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TIME’S UP UK collaborates with British animation talent, Diyala Muir for the #4PercentChallenge

To celebrate the momentous International Women’s Day 2019, TIME’S UP UK collaborated with the very brilliant female illustrator Diyala Muir @diyala.muir who created this gif to push our #4PercentChallenge campaign forward – challenging those working in the film industry to commit to announcing … Continue reading

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Acclaimed British actor and producer Andrea Riseborough and Dame Heather Rabbatts call for British film industry to commit to working with female directors on feature films in the next 18 months

#4PercentChallenge On International Women’s Day, Friday 8th March – acclaimed British actor and producer Andrea Riseborough is announcing her commitment to working with a female director on a feature film in the next 18 months as part of TIME’S UP’s … Continue reading

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The Justice and Equality Fund supported by TIME’S UP UK announces grants to five women’s groups to end sexual harassment and abuse in the UK

The pioneering Justice and Equality Fund managed by Rosa and supported by TIME’S UP UK, awards five new grants to women’s organisations on International Women’s Day The Fund is backed by film industry professionals including Andrea Riseborough, Emma Thompson, Emma … Continue reading

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NEW VIRTUAL REALITY COMMISSIONS ANNOUNCED AS PART OF EPSRC IMMERSIVE DOCUMENTARY ENCOUNTERS

The University of Bristol, University of Bath and the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), in partnership with Watershed, have recently announced the commissioning of three new bold and distinctive VR documentary works. The three projects have been … Continue reading

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Refuge CEO gets warm words but no cash, as shelters are forced to close

Women’s refuges, a crucial and sometimes lifesaving resource for victims of domestic abuse, are facing a real crisis caused by a lack of funds.   One in six refuges in England and Wales has closed in the last eight years, … Continue reading

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CONNECTED FUTURES: A 5G Smart Tourism Showcase

West of England backs the future, bringing together the UK’s leading tech pioneers for ambitious 5G Smart Tourism Showcase On Saturday 16th March 2019, the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) will host Connected Futures, a 5G Smart Tourism Showcase … Continue reading

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India’s UnBox Festival underway for 2019

Aiming to deconstruct the past, deliberate on the present and assemble ideal futures across streams of design, art, culture, technology, and policy This week, Quicksand Design Studio, launches the return of India’s preeminent interactive, multi-disciplinary festival platform UnBox Festival. The 5th edition … Continue reading

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