View all

Sarah Ellis

Director of Digital Development, RSC / Royal Shakespeare Company (UK)

Sarah Ellis is an award winning producer currently working as Head of Digital Development for the Royal Shakespeare Company to explore new artistic initiatives and partnerships.

In 2016 she was awarded The Hospital Club and Creatives Industries award for cross industry collaboration for her work on The Tempest in collaboration with Intel and in association with The Imaginarium Studios. In 2013 she was listed in the top 100 most influential people working in Gaming and Technology by The Hospital Club and Guardian Culture Professionals.

In partnership with Google’s Creative Lab, she recently produced Midsummer Night’s Dreaming which won two Lovie Awards for Innovation and Experimentation. In 2012, she produced myShakespeare an online artistic commissioning platform for the World Shakespeare Festival. In 2011, she was the producer of the RSC’s new work Adelaide Road, which mixed live performance with an app and website map.

As a theatre and spoken word producer, she has worked with the Old Vic Tunnels, Battersea Arts Centre, Birmingham REP, Contact, Freeword, Improbable, Southbank Centre, Soho Theatre, and Shunt.

She has been Head of Creative Programmes at the Albany Theatre and Programme Manager for Apples & Snakes, England’s leading performance poetry organisation. She is a regular speaker and commentator on digital arts practice.

Mark D'Arcy

VP, Chief Creative Officer, Facebook

Murat Kansu

General Manager, Microsoft Turkey

Alice Black

Director, Design Museum

Sarah Ellis

Director of Digital Development, RSC / Royal Shakespeare Company (UK)

Ros Lawler

Digital Director, Tate

Edward Humphrey

Digital Director, British Film Institute

Ari Kesisoglu

Regional Director, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, Facebook

Hannah Barry

Founder, Hannah Barry Gallery and Bold Tendencies

Tülin Akın

Co-Founder, TABİT

Derya Matras

Country Director Turkey, Facebook

Sophie Harding

Trends & Insights Director, Mindshare UK

Dan Smith

Director & Creative Director, Factory 42

Burak Tezateser

Founder, Nowhere Studios

Deniz Ova

Director, Istanbul Design Biennial

Jan Boelen

Curator, Istanbul Design Biennial

Müjde Esin

Founder, Kizcode

Kerem Alper

Co-founder, ATÖLYE

Simon Cronshaw

Co-Founder, CultureLabel.com & REMIX Summits

Peter Tullin

Co Founder, CultureLabel.com & REMIX Summits