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Digital Culture Awards Shortlist Announcement!

We’re excited to announce the next set of organisations who are in with a chance of winning a Digital Culture Award, brought to you by Arts Council England and the Digital Culture Network.

Today, we’re sharing the Shortlist for our Content Creation and Distribution and Being Social categories.

Content Creation and Distribution Shortlist

Our Content Creation and Distribution award celebrates innovation in the development of creative content and/or use of digital technology to distribute cultural content into homes, cultural venues, community spaces or further afield. The shortlisted projects showcase how embracing an audience focused approach to using digital technologies brings innovative and exciting results. Our brilliant Judges were Sarah Fortescue – Head of Distribution, The Space and Derek Richards – Head of Broadcast & Digital, the Roundhouse, supported by Owen Hopkin, Arts Council’s Director for New Technologies and Innovation.

The shortlisted projects are:

  • Alexander Whitley Dance Company for Digital Body Project
  • Open Clasp Theatre Company for Changing the World One Play at a Time
  • The Novium Museum for Virtual Field Trips
  • The Old Vic for OLD VIC: IN CAMERA

Explore the Content Creation and Distribution Shortlist

Being Social Shortlist

Our Being Social category celebrates the use of digital to reach, grow and engage existing and new audiences. The shortlisted projects showcase innovative campaigns and creative uses of social media and other digital marketing tools to grow social communities. Our brilliant Judge was Adam Koszary – Head of Digital, The Audience Agency.

The shortlisted organisations are:

  • Black Country Living Museum for Engaging new audiences with creative video and social content
  • Street factory CIC for See Me
  • York Museums Trust for #CuratorBattle

Explore the Being Social Shortlist

Get ready for the ceremony!

You can find out who has won at our virtual awards ceremony taking place on 20 January 2022.

We want the event to be a celebration of all the inspiring digital work accomplished across England in the past 2 years. Tickets will be limited and we’ll update the website soon with details about how you can attend virtually and get involved.

What next?

The Digital Culture Network is here to support you and your organisation. Our Tech Champions can provide free 1-2-1 support to all arts and cultural organisations who are in receipt of, or eligible for, Arts Council England funding. If you need help or would like to chat with us about any of the advice we’ve covered above, please get in touch. Sign up to our newsletter below and follow us on Twitter @ace_dcn for the latest updates.

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