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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 […]

Making interactive stories with Racontr

Making interactive stories with Racontr

We’ve partnered with the brilliant Racontr as the second platform in the interactive workshop series. Racontr is a powerful and flexible tool that allows you to build the stories you have on your mind. Mix your medias, texts, sounds… to craft the experience you want your users to live. Racontr, […]

XO DOX at Ambulante 2014

XO DOX at Ambulante 2014

Crossover Labs director Mark Atkin along with Iain Dodgeon from The Wellcome Trust travelled to the Ambulante Festival 2014 in Mexico to run the XO DOX lab. Find out what went on here.

Crossover Scotland Live Pitch Review

Crossover Scotland Live Pitch Review

One week after the Crossover Scotland Development Lab in Dundee, the teams were reunited in Glasgow along with Crossover Labs director Mark Atkin and Grant Keir from Faction North. The individuals behind the projects had made their way to The CCA in Glasgow for a two day event, comprising of […]

Crossover Scotland Development Lab Review

Crossover Scotland Development Lab Review

On the 27th of April 2014 twenty-one individuals from across the worlds of film, theatre, apps and digital media converged on Dundee to take part in the four day Crossover Scotland Development Lab. Between them they brought a total of 10 exciting projects at varying stages of development which would […]

Crossover Scotland Creative Lab Review

Crossover Scotland Creative Lab Review

The Crossover crew rolled in to Edinburgh’s Malmaison for 4 days of intense brain storming, speakers and pitching at the Crossover Scotland Creative Lab. Ran by Grant Keir from Faction North along with Chris Dymond from Crossover Labs and joined by a host of guest speakers, the Lab was a […]

History Relived Stories Online!

History Relived Stories Online!

The  stories from History Relived have been Storified! On 31st March, 50 avid storytellers came together to raid the British Newspaper Archive, and turn the most exciting 19th century stories they could find into dramatic Twitter exchanges. Participants were given unprecedented access to over 200 digitised newspaper titles and six million […]

SXSW Special!

SXSW Special!

Our favourite pins of the week, this week it is a SXSW special! Winning the SXSW Interactive Award for Activism, The Missing Persons Pre-roll turns the unavoidable 5 seconds of a Youtube pre-roll into a geo-targeted missing person banner. With over 1,600 missing person cold cases in Australia the police […]

Big Brother is…listening to you?

Big Brother is…listening to you?

          The blogpost is a week late so here are our favourite pins from the past 2 weeks! How would you feel if a giant helium sphere was hovering about around your vicinity? Space Replay, a project by Francesco Tacchini, an Art Information Experience Design student […]

Relieve the riots for yourself

Relieve the riots for yourself

Now onto our pins of the week: With riots and demonstrations dominating recent news headlines, ever thought what it would be like to be on both sides of a riot? New 8-bit video game ‘Riot’ lets you do just that. Based on recent demonstrations in countries like Egypt and Italy, […]