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Digital Cities returns to Bristol for 2020

Published on Monday, 6th January 2020

BBC Digital Cities will be returning to Bristol for 2020, with a week-long series of events for the creative industries.

Starting on Saturday 25th January 2020, there will be a full and varied schedule across the week, offering insights and free digital skills training.

See the full schedule on the Digital Cities Bristol homepage.

Partners include BBC WritersroomBBC Academy and BBC Young Reporter plus digital arts and creative conference, Hello Culture Remix, will be making its debut in the city.

Boomsatsuma will once again be opening up its doors for the “Ask Me Anything” event and Bristol Media's “How to Get Your Dream Job” will be taking place at the BBC on Whiteladies Road. We the Curious will be running a number of special showings on the Thursday and The Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio will be hosting a special lunchtime session on the Friday with the BBC’s Makerbox.

On Thursday 30th at The Watershed, there is a fantastic day of events packed full of opportunities for storytellers on all digital platforms - called Screen Futures; If you are looking for funding for your latest film venture, want to know more about writing for social media, animation or commissioning opportunities in audio, are a black film maker wanting to know about opportunities in the city or have a story to tell at TedX in Bristol, then this day is for you.  Featuring amongst others Into Film, ScreenSkills, Cables & Camera’s, BBC WritersroomBFINetworkNew Creatives, Bectu & TedX Bristol, there will be opportunities to find out about schemes, burseries, funding and commissioning opportunities, as well as recent arrivals to the city - Channel 4 who will be talking about their latest apprenticeships and trainee schemes.

Not to be missed out – tech and digital creators will be able to attend UWE’s Global Game Jam & Bristol City Council’s Hackathon over the two weekends, both returning again after successful events last year.

Follow #digicities and @BBCAcademy on Twitter for updates. This page and the Digital Cities homepage are updated regularly so keep checking back for the latest information.

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