This Happened Bristol September 2013

Interactive fragrance and digital brilliance in theatrical historical splendour:

Our next event is on the 26th September. We will post more details in the next few days but with two incredible speakers confirmed so far, we would suggest snapping up some tickets:

Dan Efergan, Creative Director of Digital at Aardman Animations: In early 2010 Aardman, Fallon & The Tate set about on an ambitious project to inspire the nation’s kids into helping them create a short animated film.  Tate Movie Project utilised a plethora of platforms to make a truly symbiotic campaign, intertwining a huge digital community, online tools, live events all into an ongoing real production. It was beautiful and mental and wonderful and chaotic.  Dan tells how they turned the many into one.

Lizzie Ostrom, aka Odette De Toilette, has a passion for all things perfume. Her mission is to create wonderful experiences around fragrance and the sense of smell. She has spoken at The Wellcome Collection, The International Fragrance Association, The British Society of Perfumers, Stylus, The Future Laboratory, The Natural History Museum, The Body Shop, Coty, Salon London, Harrogate International Festivals, the Tate. For This Happened Bristol she will share a recent piece of work translating between art and fragrance, with a bit of interactive, nose-based fun.

John Durrant, filmmaker and creative director at Bristol-based design agency BDH, directed Jan Liskiecki: From Every Angle – a one-off, live, an experimental exploration, capture using multiple remote and Kinect cameras and streaming for the 2013 Bristol Proms at the Old Vic & Watershed and broadcast for C4 / More4’s Piano Night. John’s company BDH is responsible for a wide ranging award-winning projects, from Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe visuals, to films for Coldplay and graphics for David Bowie.

The Venue

As ever, we rely on the generosity of friendly venues to give us a home. So thanks to Keda Breeze for letting us into the hugely historic and soon to be re-launched Empire Theatre in Old Market.

This Happened Bristol does not make a profit. All ticket funding goes to reimbursing speakers for their travel.

Organisers: Tom Burton, Tom Mitchell and Clare Reddington