Interactive Media Showcase 2021

The IM Showcase is an exhibition of innovative concepts, prototypes and experiences in the exciting space where creativity and technology converge. The event is led by the students from the interdisciplinary Interactive Media BSc at the University of York.

Book Tickets

How to attend?

Friday 18th

A live broadcasted gala event (Friday 18th June) recorded from the black box in the TFTI Department and streamed via YouTube and Twitch services.

Link to Twitch Livestream
Link to YouTube Livestream

Saturday 19th - Sunday 20th
11am - 5pm

An online exhibition of projects using Mozilla Hubs (Saturday 19th - Sunday 20th June), where we are designing a series of virtual rooms which will allow guests to navigate through the projects and interact with other guests.

Link to Mozilla Hubs Room

What is the IM Showcase?

During the event, you will have the chance to immerse yourself in the work created by our talented student community and celebrate their achievements in this interdisciplinary field. The showcase aims to bring everyone together, giving you the opportunity to engage and build connections with the IM cohort and other industry and academic professionals. Interactive Media students specialise in diversity, so there will be a project for you, whether it be Web Designs and Mobile Application projects to User Experience design pieces and humanities projects.

Comment Log

  • "The IM showcase is the highlight of the academic year for me. It’s such a privilege to be able to see so many excellent projects in one place, and share them with our contacts and collaborators from the industry."

    - Jonathan Hook
  • "The showcase to me is just an awesome way to bring together all the stuff students have created over the year and to show everyone the insane amount of creativity and skill on display! Also the idea of a showcase which is “by the students, for the students” is a cool concept!"

    - Sanjit Samaddar
  • "Being part of the 2020 showcase committee was probably the highlight of the year; I was able to work with other students across the cohort towards an event that celebrated our year long achievements."

    - Emma Garcia
  • "Every year during IM Showcase I am inspired by the work produced by other students. What is more, being part of the committee has given me invaluable experience and I have met some wonderful people!"

    - Migle Markeviciute
  • "IM Showcase is not a simple display of the student projects, but also a great community that works hard to create the best representation possible! Both students who upload and the ones working on the committee inspire each other for new creative ideas and achievements."

    - Ekaterina Farkhulina
  • "This IM showcase is such a unique event, that is an incredible way to end the academic year. The 2020 showcase was a memorable part of my University experience, I built so many friendships that are still so strong today and developed many new skills. It was so inspiring being able to display and celebrate the IM cohorts work from the academic year, and being able to see the vast range of project types the IM students create."

    - Emily Martin
  • "The IM showcase inspires people and provides students the opportunity to publicly display their projects to an audience. This showcase spreads creativity and inspires not only students but workers in the industry."

    - Joe Johnson

Covid-19 Update

Our aim is to create an event that is safe for everyone and all government guidelines regarding COVID-19. We are working towards having an online gala and exhibition which will be broadcasted throughout our social media pages. More information on the general structure and schedule of the event will be released closer to the time. Rest assured that the committee is working hard to make this showcase possible and memorable for everyone.