Step 5: Plan for the Known Unknowns – Project Planning

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A lot of creative projects often go down to the wire, they are complicated by their very nature and there may be huge unknowns, especially if the project balances on the ‘cutting edge’. We have gathered some useful tools to help you plan, ensure positive communication between the creators and client, how to create a timeline, and how to assess risks […]

Step 4: Harnessing the Power of Iteration

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Any creative project is an adventure. It will go through a number of diversions before it reaches its conclusion, new ideas will join your existing ones, you’ll meet obstacles that seem daunting and sometimes unconquerable, and you’ll have wonderful Eureka moments. You will have to slay the beast of doubt and offer up thanks and prayers to the Gods of […]

Step 3: Capturing the Idea

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Your creative butterflies flutter around you in all their dazzling glory, but any moment they may disappear. After the outpouring of ideas in Step 2: The Art of Brainstorming, it is time to start selecting the best and brightest and pop them in your butterfly jar for closer inspection. We will look at a digital and analogue toolkit to capture […]

Step 2: The Art of Brainstorming

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You’re basking in the golden sunshine with that brief in hand, looking over an uninterrupted vista and now all you need to do is start throwing ideas out there. But they need to be good, complete, totally on target, new, focused, articulate, right? Well, wrong. This is a wilderness and you can make of it what you will; ideas are […]

Top 10 Technology Trends for 2017

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Here’s a look at some of the top trending technologies for 2017 with a few unashamed sci-fi references to go with them. It is an interesting time, with many of the highlighted technologies having huge crossover potential, leading to headlines such as Unity poaches Uber’s machine learning head to tackle AI in AR/VR and Google’s AI Can Now Translate Between Languages It […]

Brighton’s Virtual Reality scene – part 2

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It is a fascinating time for VR developers and artists seeking new mediums, of which there is no shortage in Brighton. At the VR lab launch, which was part of the Brighton Digital Festival, I recognised musicians, mixed media artists, programmers, gamers, and representatives of companies exploring commercial and training applications. That is the beauty of VR, it is an open […]