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Arts Council England and BBC Academy launch programme to build digital capacity for the Arts

The Building digital capacity for the arts programme, announced in September 2010, will support the development of the arts sector’s media production skills by bringing together the BBC Academy’s media and digital experience with the Arts Council’s extensive knowledge of the arts sector.

Alan Davey, Chief Executive, Arts Council England said:

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MADE HERE Project

Check out MADE HERE, a documentary series that films artists and programmers in New York City on issues that face the art community everyday.

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PricewaterhouseCoopers Study: More TV Now Viewed On Computer Than TV

According to The Business of Television Broadcasting and Cable newsletter, "Consumers are spending about 20 hours per week accessing digital content-including video games and print content--on a cell phone, computer, or mobile device, with the majority of that TV shows, movies and other videos. That is according to a just-released consumer research study from PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers).

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The Wall Street Journal's take on Downloading Dance

The Wall Street Journal has a great article that features digital technologies and what is being done to engage audiences in the dance and opera world via TenduTV.

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December's American Theatre Magazine and January's Stage Directions feature OntheBoards.tv

In a time when you can access nearly any film via Netflix or YouTube, theatre lags staggeringly behind, rooted in another century. But just because theatre is an ancient art form doesn't mean it needs to thumb its nose at today's technology, especially when it comes to archiving....On the Boards, a Seattle not-for-profit that presents international dance, theatre and music, as well as work by Northwest artists, has seized upon this dormant opportunity.

American Theatre Magazine

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Now with added Rizzo

Just added! The revered French choreographer Christian Rizzo joins the OntheBoards.tv docket. This incredible artist is redefining contemporary dance, and you can experience it right on your computer in hi-def quality. In the performance b.c, janvier 1545, fontainebleau., Rizzo manipulates the sleek stage as European dancer Julie Guibert performs stylized gestures that explore the harnessed energy of a dancer and the 16th century sculpture, The Nymph of Fontainebleau.

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Help celebrate our 1st Birthday!

January 21, 2011 marks OntheBoards.tv’s 1st birthday and we want to celebrate by offering you $1 streams of any video on our site.

Simply choose which videos you want to have 24 hour streaming access, begin the check-out process and use the coupon code “HAPPY BIRTHDAY” to get the discount.

Lane and Wayne discuss the launch of OntheBoards.tv

Dr. Wayne Ashley, founding director of FuturePerfect, interviews OtB artistic director Lane Czaplinski about the launch of OntheBoards.tv | Listen [mp3]

In the Press

The New York Times writes about the launch of OntheBoards.tv (Jan 24, 2010) | Read the full article

Artist-in-Residence Michelle Ellsworth

Part of enjoying any live art experience is taking in the energy of the theater, the lobby and the audience. During the first year of OntheBoards.tv, we invited performance artist Michelle Ellsworth to help set the tone for watching OtB.tv and provide the playfulness and intelligence that we believe is characteristic of our audiences. Check out all the videos she made for us.