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macrobert share! Simulcasting & Social Media Policy for Working with Children and Young People

Stirlingshire’s arts centre based on Stirling University’s campus, macrobert, has recently undertaken the AmbITion Approach, and has made some immediate decisions around digital developments. Last night saw macrobert’s first ever screening of an NTLive production, Coriolanus. The show sold out, with War Horse, NTLive’s February simulcast selling out within minutes of being put on sale! […]

Almost-live simulcasts work as well as live – NT Live’s Frankenstein

Last Thursday I watched an NTLive! almost-live simulcast at my local Cameo Cinema, of Frankenstein, London’s hottest sold out ticket, directed by Danny Boyle (to see it in London, I’d have to queue for a day ticket -from 1am, when the queue starts forming!). The production was mesmerising, engaging, gripping and yes, it was live […]

The art of webcasting, part 2

[A longer version of this article by Hannah Rudman was first published in Arts Professional magazine, issue 222, 19.07.10] A webcast is a media file distributed over the Internet using streaming media technology to distribute a single linear content source to many simultaneous listeners/viewers. A webcast may either be distributed live, or on demand. Webcasting […]