The ICCI360 Arena in Weymouth was a key project within the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad by the Sea, Maritime Mix programme. Situated in the prime location of the Weymouth Pavilion Theatre Forecourt for a six week period from the 26th July to 9th September 2012, the event attracted over 26,000 visitors.
ICCI provided specialist training workshops and support for filmmakers and artists who developed work for the 360º screen environment. Over 100 films and animations were produced for the programme alongside 45 live performance events, 16 workshops, 3 mini festivals: (dance and movement, music and artist moving image) and 15 interactive 360 degree multi-player gaming sessions.
Collaborative projects during the Olympic Games Sailing events included hosting an RNLI fundraising event, as well as VIP reception launches for Dorset based b-side Multimedia Arts Festival and Quest South West in collaboration with Arts Council England.
The ICCI360 Arena was the official screening venue in Weymouth for the Channel 4 Paralympic Games coverage as well as hosting the Paralympic Flame, in collaboration with Weymouth and Portland Borough Council. Other disability related events took place in collaboration with Dorset County Council and Bournemouth University.
The programme was supported by Plymouth University, Arts Council England, London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), Weymouth and Portland Borough Council and igloo Vision Ltd.