PlayUK 2018 Arcadia

As part of this years PlayUK, we are bringing Wounded to the public! Now is your chance to get a hands on experience with our game which has been in the making for more than 4 years! Everyone who is in the Skopje, Macedonia region, is welcome to give her a spin and tell us their opinion on the game!

The PlayUK digital platform continues its tour of the Western Balkans with its next stop in Skopje, Macedonia. After successful editions of the new digital media festival in Sarajevo, Belgrade and Pristina, the newest edition of PlayUK Arcadia will kick off at the Youth Cultural Centre in Skopje on 29 October and will comprise a number of exciting programme segments lasting until 4 November.

PlayUK is the British Council’s Western Balkans platform that aims to support and develop the audio-visual sector in the region. Through creating connections between professionals from the UK and Western Balkans countries, the PlayUK programme supports knowledge and skills transfer in the areas of virtual reality, augmented reality, visual effects and animation, creating a unique bridge between creatives and the ICT sector.

Programme highlights in Skopje will include an interactive digital showcase introducing the latest and greatest in the field of VR and AR installations, video games, mobile apps and more; the Living Room of the Future workshop hosted by FACT, which explores the future of broadcasting; a workshop hosted by 2018 Turner Prize shortlisted nominee, Forensic Architecture, at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Skopje; as well as a daily music programme run by DJs from across the Western Balkans and the UK. Dozens of digital media creatives and experts from across the Western Balkans will be invited to stay in Skopje and take part in the scheduled programmes.

Apart from the British Council, this edition of PlayUK will include partners such as the Youth Cultural Centre, the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (FACT), the BBC and Lancaster University.

Be sure to visit the British Council website for more information on how to apply or attend the workshops.

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