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Remixing the internet with Popcorn.JS in Stoke-on-Trent

Remixing the internet with Popcorn.JS in Stoke-on-Trent

The Crossover Labs Interactive Workshop train is rolling in to Stoke Your Fires in Stoke-on-Trent with Popathon who’ll be remixing the internet using Mozilla’s Popcorn Maker JS. Part of Mozilla’s Popcorn project, Popcorn.js is an HTML5 media framework written in JavaScript for filmmakers and web developers to create time-based interactive […]

Korsakow – not the linear-causal way of thinking

Korsakow – not the linear-causal way of thinking

  “What is a story?” asks Florian Thalhofer at the Korsakow hackathon in Brighton. The audience’s responses consider ‘structure’, ‘communication’, ‘changes in situations’, ‘ideas’, ‘message’, ‘experience’. But no single answer wins out. “Humans are narrative creatures” he says. “Causal thinking forms decision making… but Korsakow is not the linear-causal way […]

Cross Platform Producer Programme – A programme of events and mentoring to develop cross platform production

Cross Platform Producer Programme – A programme of events and mentoring to develop cross platform production

Supported by Creative Skillset Crossover Labs and Sheffield Doc/Fest are proud to be running the Cross Platform Producer Programme to develop and encourage Cross Platform Production. The first event was a day of talks from experts from across the creative disciplines giving in depth presentations on how they’ve tackled cross […]

Interactive at Nottingham – a day long event featuring creators from across the media landscape

Interactive at Nottingham – a day long event featuring creators from across the media landscape

Sheffield Doc/Fest and Crossover Labs present Interactive at Nottingham 11:00-17:00 Friday 6th February Broadway Cinema – Nottingham £15+VAT Register Now As platforms converge and narratives spread across different devices and screens there’s an ever growing need for creative producers to have the skills and understanding to develop content that works […]

Mentoring for Cross Platform Projects

Mentoring for Cross Platform Projects

February-June UK wide £300+VAT (bursaries available) Apply Now Deadline 20th February If you’re working on a cross platform or interactive project, Crossover Labs is offering mentoring to 5 projects to help bring them to market. Whether your project is in early planning stages or you’ve nearly completed the project and […]

Interactive at Sheffield Submissions Open

Interactive at Sheffield Submissions Open

  Submissions for Sheffield Doc/Fest 2015 are now open and we want your interactive projects. The Interactive at Sheffield strand of Doc/Fest, which is co-produced by Crossover, is searching for the best factual interactive pieces out there. The final selection will be shown at the Interactive at Sheffield Exhibition which […]

Working with Racontr

Working with Racontr

Racontr, like Klynt, has been designed and built to allow storytellers to create interactive experiences with their material. But unlike Klynt, Racontr is currently a cloud-based application. Movies can become multimedia, data can become dynamic, and audiences can be gathered and cultivated within your projects. The advantages of a cloud-based […]

Oculus Rift Crossover Hack

Oculus Rift Crossover Hack

Oculus Rift Crossover Hack FACT, Liverpool 18th-19th October (9:30-17:00) REGISTER NOW – £50+VAT  Storyteller (CLOSED)/ Developer/ Artist (CLOSED) (please select your specific team role) Crossover Labs is excited to be hosting the 2-day Oculus Rift Crossover Hack at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology) in Liverpool on the weekend of October 18th […]

New Pins on the Crossover Pinterest!

New Pins on the Crossover Pinterest!

It’s got pretty serious on the Crossover Labs Pinterest with interactive documentaries about both World War 1 and Isis featuring. In their coverage of the 100-year anniversary of World War 1 the BBC produced this interactive project where you take the place of a young soldier sent in to battle.  […]

Klynt Interactive Workshop Review

Klynt Interactive Workshop Review

At each of our Interactive Workshops we’ll have the excellent Gemma McKinnie acting as our reporter on the ground, researching how each interactive platform works, what it does well and maybe what it doesn’t do so well. There’s a host of platforms for creating interactive content and we plan to […]