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Masterclass: Virtual reality, Create EXPO 2017

20 July, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Vision West Nottinghamshire College and Nottingham Trent University (NTU) are working together on an exciting series of free insight and masterclass sessions.  These events are all themed around business innovation, success and development.  They also provide the opportunity to network. 

Introduction to Masterclasses

The masterclass sessions run from 10-4 and are delivered by business experts.  In addition, there is the opportunity for networking over lunch which is provided.  These sessions run monthly from May to December 2017, usually in the new university centre on the college’s Derby Road campus. Each session covers a different topic and is often preceded by breakfast insight taster sessions. What’s more, since these are part-funded through ERDF, attendance at these events is completely free.  However, please note that the Create EXPO 2017 event follows a slightly different format and will be held in the Create Theatre.  Furthermore, there will be a nominal charge of £5 to cover attendance.

Masterclass Content

Vision West Nottinghamshire College is hosting its 3rd Create Expo.  This event brings together 10 amazing guest speakers over one unique day.  The agenda features talks by VFX and 3D industry experts, concept and graphic specialists along with a whole host of other design-related talks and demonstrations.

Speakers and demonstrators for the day include:

Debbie Bestwick – CEO of award-winning international games label, Team 17.

Neil Rostance – Managing Director of Fat Free Media.

Harriet Edge-Partington – Recruiter at Double Negative; one of the world’s leading providers of visual effects for film.

Bart Yates – Executive Producer of Blinkink, one of the UK’s top animation companies.

David Clancy – Cameraman/Film Producer, Linney Group.

Jim ShieldsTwist and Shout (TV Production).

Mark Jackson – CEO & Technical Director of Red9 (Animation).

Dan Sollis – Owner of Digital Distortion.

Jake Gumbleton – Freelance Concept Artist.

A ticket gives access to the main speakers plus the opportunity to book onto other events happening throughout the day.  Refreshments and lunch are also included.

Further information

Places are limited and this event is bound to be popular so remember to secure your place quickly.  So, if you would like to attend this event, please register here.

You can also find more information on the Insight breakfast and masterclass programme here.

If you would like to know more about NTU’s enabling innovation programme, visit their dedicated webpage, telephone 0115 848 8899 or contact them by email.


20 July
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Vision West Nottinghamshire College


West Nottinghamshire College
Derby Road
Mansfield, NG18 5BH United Kingdom
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01623 627191


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