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About Digital Content

Digital Content recognises an organisation’s innovative use of digital technology to create and distribute creative and cultural content into homes, venues and community spaces.

This Shortlist and Winner of this category was chosen by our expert Judge – Derek Richards, Head of Broadcast and Digital at Roundhouse.

The Winner

Dante or Die – Odds On – an interactive short film about online gambling

Odds On is an interactive short that fuses narrative, gameplay, and animation and which was created in collaboration with people with lived experience of gambling harm across the UK. Dante or Die built interactivity and accessibility into every step of the production, bringing together theatre makers, technologists, web developers and animators to create an impactful immersive experience.

The Shortlist

The Longlist

  • Art UK – Art UK’s Sculpture Digitisation Project
  • Coventry Library Service – Digital Spaces in Coventry Libraries
  • East Riding Archives and Museums (East Riding of Yorkshire Council) – ‘What Was Here?’ heritage tourism app (for transforming how we access and use archives)
  • Fred Deakin and Company Limited (FANDCO) – The Galaxicle Implosions: an animated sci-fi series performed live in VR and co-created with its real-world and on-line audiences
  • Gecko – ‘Still’- exploring the extraordinary potential within the everyday lives of the residents of Lime Court care home
  • London Sinfonietta – London Sinfonietta’s Digital Channel
  • Queen’s Hall Arts – Unsung Heroes

Want to learn more about creating and distributing digital content? 

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Derek Richards
Head of Broadcast and Digital, Roundhouse

In 1991 Derek Richards co-founded Artec, the UK’s first media lab and centre for learning digital creation. He has since won 11 awards for his digital and interactive work including installations for London’s Science Museum and for gallery exhibition as well as online.

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