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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): A creative future

Communications and Digital Committee
A creative future

Thursday 13 October 2022

Start times: 11.00am (private) 11.15am (public)


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 What is the future of technology in the creative industries?

The House of Lords Communications and Digital Committee takes evidence from Google, the British Film Institute and the games and interactive entertainment industry as it continues to explore how technology will change and challenge the creative industries.

Meeting details

At 11.15am: Oral evidence
Inquiry A creative future
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Limina Immersive
Chief Executive Officer at The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment (UKIE)
Senior Lecturer in Extended and Virtual Realities at University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol
At 12.15pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry A creative future
Head of Preservation, Google Arts & Culture at Google
Professor of Digital Cultural Heritage, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at University of Edinburgh
Head of Research and Insight at British Film Institute

The committee continues its inquiry into the future of the creative industries. This session focuses on the development of extended and immersive reality technologies; and the increasing importance of digitisation and data to the creative industries.

Possible questions

Possible topics and areas for discussion with witnesses include:

  • How are extended reality technologies changing the way creative and cultural content is experienced?
  • What are the challenges associated with the growth in digital culture, and the rising importance of data to the creative industries?
  • How does the UK compare internationally in this space, and what lessons can the UK learn from abroad?

Further information

 

Location

Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

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