StoryFutures Academy is the UK’s National Centre for Immersive Storytelling run by the National Film and Television School and Royal Holloway, University of London.
Funded as part of UK Research and Innovation’s Audience of the Future industrial strategy challenge fund, the Academy will develop cutting-edge creative training and research programmes to ensure the UK creative workforce is the most skilled in the world in the use of virtual, augmented and real-time production technology for immersive storytelling.
There are 4 major aims:
- To offer cutting edge creative training in Immersive Story-Form.
- To give chances to traditional screen industry talent to work on immersive productions.
- To foster co-productions.
- To offer development finance for our participants.
Explore this section to see ways in which you might get involved.
StoryFutures Academy Presents 'VP Futures: Behind The Scenes Of A Virtual Production Accelerator Programme'
November 28th 2022
StoryFutures Academy presents, in association with Future Screens NI, 'VP Futures: Behind The Scenes Of A Virtual Production Accelerator Programme'. This five-episode series recounts the roller coaster journey of VP Futures, an intensive skills development journey into the world of VP and real time technologies.Read more
StoryFutures Academy Presents 'The People's Piazza: Behind The Scenes Of A Virtual Production'
November 21st 2022
StoryFutures Academy presents, in association with Uplands Television, 'The People's Piazza: Behind The Scenes Of A Virtual Production'. This four-episode series explores how Virtual Production helped bring to life the archival material of the historically renowned Covent Garden Piazza, for the Uplands TV and BBC documentary 'The People's Piazza: A History of Covent Garden' with presenter David Olusoga.Read more
StoryFutures Academy Annual Report 2021-2022
October 25th 2022
Now in its fifth year of operations, StoryFutures Academy has firmly established itself as the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling, growing and developing the UK’s immersive economy via our unique focus on creative content and combination of interlinked R&D and training.Download