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CULTURE CRUSH
PROGRAMME

 

Irish and international pioneers who are working at the cutting edge of creativity and technology are ready to share their knowledge and experiences with you at Culture Crush. 

 

They'll be doing a deep dive into the impact of technology, including AI, across our creative industries, exploring the challenges, the opportunities, and what the future of technology in our creative industries might look like. 

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09:30

TEA/COFFEE ON ARRIVAL 

10:00

WELCOME ADDRESS

10:20

MC SHARON MANNION 

Writer, actor, comedian.

10:30

PERFORMANCE

Kicking off the event - Eímear Noone & quintet performing 'World of Warcraft', an original composition & AC/DC Back to Black

Eímear is an award-winning Irish composer and conductor of film and video game music, known for her work on World of WarCraft, The Legend of Zelda, and more.

11:00

PANEL DISCUSSION

CREATIVITY & TECHNOLOGY: PERFORMANCE & EVENTS

Technology & AI, Intersecting With Performance, Events, Audience Experience. Opportunities & Challenges, Sustainability & Access.

MODERATOR: Sheila de Courcy, Freelance Writer & Media Consultant

 

PANEL:

Jo Mangan - Artistic Director / CEO of The Performance Corporation

Dafe Orugbo - Creative Professional

Eímear Noone - Composer, Conductor, Producer

Megan Best - CEO, Native Events

12:00

SHORT BREAK 

12:15

KEYNOTE

Cautiously Optimistic - The Promise and Perils of Tech

 

SPEAKER: Kathryn Parkes - Lead UX Researcher

12:30

PANEL DISCUSSION

CREATIVITY & TECHNOLOGY: NOW & NEXT

Technology & AI. Where Are We At & Where Are We Going? Future Technologies, Creativity, Ownership, IP & Ethics.

MODERATOR: Moderator: Geraldine Magnier - Director / Idiro Analytics

PANEL:

Colum Slevin - Senior Director, Player Safety & Inclusion / Electronic Arts

Fernanda Parente - Advisor, Art & Tech

Kathryn Parkes - Lead UX Researcher

Barry Scannell - Consultant / Leading Law Expert

13:30

LUNCH (provided)

14:30

PERFORMANCE

'Legendary' - spoken word performance from Dublin based poet, writer and spoken word artist, Dagogo Hart.

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14:40

KEYNOTE

Content is King but Context is Queen, and Queens Rule. How platforms and tech tools change creative ideas and vice versa.

 

SPEAKER: Japhet Asher

Oscar-nominated, Emmy-winning Executive Producer, Creative Leader and Collaborative Storyteller. 

Director/owner of Polarity Reversal Ltd., Co-founder of Tech Start-up Metatexter Ltd.

15:00

Panel discussion

CREATIVITY & TECHNOLOGY: STORY & AUDIENCE 

Technology & Storytelling, AI, Interactive, Immersive, IP, Ethics & Audience.

 

MODERATOR: Aoife Barry - Journalist & Broadcaster

PANEL:

Scott Pritchard - Visual Effects Supervisor, Industrial Light + Magic

Neasa Hardiman - Exec Producer, Director, Writer

Japhet Asher - Director and Executive Producer

Claire McHugh - CEO, Axonista

16:00

SHORT BREAK 

16:15 

PANEL DISCUSSION

CREATIVITY & TECHNOLOGY: VISUAL & DESIGN

Visual Art, Design, Technology, AI, Influence, Digital Manipulation, Community & Creative Collaboration.

MODERATOR: Andrew Kavanagh - CEO & Founder, Kavaleer Productions

PANEL:

Jenn Ely - Production Designer, Visual Development Artist & Illustrator

Patric Reynolds - Freelance Artist, Comic Book illustrator and Cover Artist

Emmet O'Neill - CEO, StoryToys

Nora Twomey - Partner & Creative Director, Cartoon Saloon

17:15 

FINAL SESSION

 

Creative Ireland on the Global Stage

 

FEATURING:

Darragh O'Connell, Group Creative Director, Brown Bag Films & 9 Story Media Group

Caoimhe Doyle, Foley artist and co-owner of The Foley Lab

John Kennedy, Head of VFX, Windmill Lane 

Gilly Fogg, Head Creative, Lighthouse Studios

Diarmuid Goggins, Director for Film and TV Drama

18:00-19:30 

NETWORKING & REFRESHMENTS

Get together and connect with fellow industry colleagues, friends & event speakers 

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