Digital Cities Virtual

Digital Storytelling is the theme for the Thursday sessions.

Digital Cities Virtual is back for its final run in this series from BBC Academy on Wednesday, 23 and Thursday, 24 March, 2022 with free skills training and masterclasses for those interested in a career in the creative industries.

Digital Storytelling is the theme for the Thursday, 24 March sessions, which will be hosted by BBC NI broadcaster Caoimhe Ní Chathail.

At 11.30am there will be an inspirational masterclass from BBC Northern Ireland and the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queens University about its Storyteller, New Writers and Short Stories initiative. This unique collaboration is giving new writing talent the opportunity to have their work professionally produced and broadcast on BBC Sounds and BBC Radio Ulster.

At 2.30pm RTS Futures NI will host Games and the Media with Odhrán Johnson to show how traditional and specialised games journalists work together with gaming PR and marketing experts to promote, share and critique the gaming industry. 

Wednesday’s sessions focus on Live and Livestreaming Fundamentals hosted by Katie Thistleton with BBC Academy skills training sessions on smartphone production skills and rights and compliance basics for putting content online. 

Those interested can book their free place and find details of all BBC Academy Digital Cities Virtual sessions – here.

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