OREANDA-NEWS. The video platform VK Video will show for free broadcasts of lectures from one of the main events in the field of the Russian creative economy - the festival of creative industries G8. This is reported by Lenta.ru.

In particular, viewers will be able to see recordings of speeches by experts from Afisha Daily, Inc. Russia, KB Strelka, Winzavoda, VK, as well as other creative professionals - actors, directors, digital artists and bloggers.

This way, users will be able to virtually join the G8: learn how blockchain develops philanthropy and street art, what potential advertising hides, and why short vertical videos have changed the creative industry.

The G8 Festival annually brings together experts from the field of design, architecture, music, media, cinema, contemporary art. In 2021, the event took place for the fifth time: the festival took place on September 9 and 10 at the ZIL cultural center in Moscow. More than a hundred speakers presented new projects and talked about how their industries are changing.

VK Video is a new video platform of the VK ecosystem, which combines the video services VKontakte and Odnoklassniki, as well as Clips. More than 40 million people use the service every day. More than 250 million videos appear on VKontakte and Odnoklassniki every year: 80 percent of them are UGC content, and 20 percent are professional. It is planned that by the end of this year, 50 thousand units of professional content will be additionally available to users of VK Video.