DIGITAL INNOVATIONS DAY: Saturday 13 May 2017

UNDEGUN, 11 Regent St, Wrexham LL11 1SG

DIGITAL DAY EXPO: HANDS-ON EXHIBITS, DEMONSTRATIONS AND EXPERT INFORMATION


11:30 – PLAYING IT BY EAR: OPPORTUNITIES FOR MUSICIANS IN THE GAMES INDUSTRY

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Synopsis: A discussion of the business opportunities that lie between the music industry and the computer games industry.

Moderator: Steve Jarvis. Steve began working at Wrexham Glyndwr University… LEARN MORE

Panellist 1: Rich Hebblewhite. Programme Leader for Computer Game… LEARN MORE
Panellist 2: Chris Gunn is a composer, song writer and audio designer… LEARN MORE
Panellist 3: Magicbrew founder Rebecca Parnell is a BAFTA Award Winning Sound… LEARN MORE


1:00 – INNOVATION INSPIRATION: THE CREATIVE DIGITAL PLATFORMS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

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Synopsis: Pitch presentations from 3 of the most exciting new digital platforms for the creative industries, followed by an informal panel discussion with their creators..

Moderator: Lisa Matthews leads on Digital Innovation for Arts Council of Wales… LEARN MORE

Panellist 1: Entrepreneur Wales Awards’ 2015 Champion winner Gareth Jones is… LEARN MORE
Panellist 2: Guy Kessels. Before co-founding Hugo, Guy worked as marketeer at… LEARN MORE
Panellist 3: Grant Tilbury is Head of A&R at Trackd Music, an award winning… LEARN MORE
Panellist 4: Russell Sheffield is part nerd, drummer, investor, entrepreneur and… LEARN MORE


2:30 – THE SPACE RACE: HOW EMBRACING THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION CAN GIVE YOU THE EDGE

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Synopsis: A discussion of how musicians and performers have embraced digital technology to support, enhance and further their careers and work in a variety of ways.

Moderator: Mike Corcoran is an educator, specialising in enterprise… LEARN MORE

Panellist 1: Manoli Moriaty (Metanast) is a musician and researcher based at… LEARN MORE
Panellist 2: Ana Berkenhoff is a German theatre director, actress and musician… LEARN MORE
Panellist 3: Huw McGregor is a composer, sound artist and researcher based… LEARN MORE

Our live music performances on the day are from:

11:00AM: Heavy Mellow Records DJs is a DIY record label based in Wrexham. They collate diverse experimental and electronic sounds to produce music ARTIST PROFILE
12:30PM: Youth Battalion is a North Wales based Ambient and Techno music producer working out of a converted garage ARTIST PROFILE
14:00PM: Someperson (Stu Nicholls) is a music producer based in Wrexham ARTIST PROFILE
15:30PM: Mary Miller. Liverpool-based Mary Miller uses a sequencer to mix drum loops and samples with electric guitars to construct an etherial sound ARTIST PROFILE



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