Next Level Dundee calls for new participants

Dundee 07 August 2009– Have you got what it takes to leave a lasting impression on the big players in Scottish digital media? Next Level Dundee, Scotland’s newest digital media event has today opened its doors to a new round of participants for its highly anticipated mixed media project. The event, running from Monday 7th to Friday the 11th of September will see several teams consisting of members of the public and students operating outside the digital media sector, coming together to collaborate on innovative new projects that meet a pre-determined brief.

These hopefuls will work closely with mentors and industry experts comprised of Scotland’s most prominent digital media players and academics, drawing on their expertise and furthering their own skills and knowledge of the sector. The event is being supported by some of Tayside’s key players in digital media, including game developers Realtime Worlds, Cohort Studios, Proper Games and Electric Top Hat alongside web design agency Wangbar, Dundee Contemporary Arts and The University of Abertay Dundee.

Event coordinator Iain Smith explains:“Next Level is open to all and definitely not restricted to those already active in the digital media sector. You could have all of the right skills to make it in this booming business and not already realise your potential. We want to hear from creative people keen to work alongside some of the big names in Scottish media to create something outstanding. Who knows? It could even land you the media job you always wanted! This event should give you the tools, knowledge and most importantly, the focus of one weeks’ hard work to get something great completed for your portfolio.”

Calls for applications are open until Sunday 23rd August. Anyone interested in entering the event solo or to register a team can do so at www.nextleveldundee.com and learn more about this fantastic opportunity to get noticed by the people who matter.

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For further information on Next Level Dundee please contact:

Iain Smith

Event coordinator

E: iainsmith@hotmail.co.uk

Twitter: nextleveldundee

Dave Cook

Ink Media

M: 07525-358-281

E: dave@ink-media.co.uk

W: www.ink-media.co.uk

Twitter: davescook

About Next Level Dundee

Next Level Dundee is a digital media collaboration event for anybody not currently working in the creative industries. Entrants will work in teams over the course of a week to produce a game, audio, film or other creative media response to a brief. It’s not a competition! It’s a collaboration where everyone can come out with something special to show for it!


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