To continue to fuel the growth of the creative technology sector, MyWorld is providing access to state-of-the-art production facilities.

This is providing businesses with the opportunity to undertake research and development using the latest technology to advance their product, process and prototype development. 
 
From a custom built, virtual production studio and an expansive catalogue of cuttingedge equipment, to access to some of the best existing studios in the region, the spaces and equipment available through MyWorld mean businesses of all sizes are able to access facilities that can enable them to innovate and develop in an environment that doesn’t just meet the highest standards expected today but aspires to meet those of the next generation of technology.

Explore our facilities

Facilities Lead: Dave Blackham

Dave worked for many years in film and television at the BBC and as Head of Operations at ITV before starting Esprit Films. Originally specialising in audio his expertise now covers a range of technologies including optics and camera systems right the way through to data workflows for the entire post-production chain.

Dave’s achievements include:

The vision, construction and delivery of over 18 separate complex media systems including business implementation of the workflow within public and private companies.

The strategy and over view design of ITV Creative infrastructure. At the time the largest SAN and Quicktime workflow system in Europe.

Developing specialisms in underwater filming techniques and camera systems, specifically underwater Broadcast communications.

People involved

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Dave Blackham

CEO - Esprit Film and Television

David Johnston

David Johnston

Lead Technologist - Digital Catapult

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Dimitra Simeonidou

Professor and Director of Smart Internet Lab - University of Bristol

Eva Martino

Eva Martino

Creative Studio Producer at CAMERA - University of Bath

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Iain Gilchrist

Professor of Neuropsychology - University of Bristol

Kate Pullinger

Kate Pullinger

Professor of Creative Writing and Digital Media- Bath Spa University

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Kevin Blyth

Head of Research Practice - BT

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Martin O’Leary

Creative Technologist - Watershed

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Martin Parsons

Creative Lead - University of Bath

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Michelle Wu

Technician - University of Bath

Naomi Smyth

Naomi Smyth

Creative Technologist - Bath Spa University

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Neill Campbell

Professor, Department of Computer Science - University of Bath

Rachel Pownall

Rachel Pownall

Innovation Manager for MyWorld - Bath Spa University

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Rich Wood

TV Studio Manager - Bath Spa University