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Interactive Media Showcase

The Interactive Media Showcase is an annual event hosted by the Theatre, Film and Television department at the University of York proudly displaying the works of Interactive Media students to the public and industry guests.

Visitors will experience a range of work: critical and user experience design, virtual reality experiences, games and apps, humanities dissertations, web and application designs.

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A ticketed gala opens the Showcase with drinks and food provided, which will also provide the opportunity to explore the displayed projects and meet the team behind the event, followed by announcements of the winners of our three prestigious awards!

The gala and Showcase itself are free to attend. Over the weekend, the Showcase is open to those who could not attend the gala. Check our opening times below.

Date, Time, Location

Department of Theatre, Film and Television

University of York, Campus East

York, YO10 5GB

14th June, Fri (Gala):

15th June, Sat:

10:00 - 14:00

16:00 - 20:00

16th June, Sun:

10:00 - 14:00

16:00 - 20:00

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Programming

The Interactive Media course teaches a wide variety of coding languages, ranging from HTML and CSS to JavaScript and C#.

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Design

The Interactive Media course covers the whole design process from start to finish, developing ideas from paper prototypes through to a final digital product.

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Humanities

The Interactive Media course explores how technology can enhance storytelling and considers how technology impacts our lives and society.

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Media Production

The Interactive Media course uses industry-standard software to create professional digital images, videos, sounds, and 3D graphics.

Showcase Quotes

This is what attendants have had to say about the Showcase!

Great work and a super night!

- Heather Niven, Head of Science City York

Truly Extraordinary.

- Charles Cecil, CEO of Revolution Games

What an inspiring demonstration of creativity and thought, well done!

- Ann Gurnell, Guildmaster of the Guild of Media Arts

Very impressive. I am proud to be a graduate of this exciting and vibrant course!

- Interactive Media Alumni

I.M definitely coming back next year!

- Interactive Media Alumni