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StoryFutures Academy XR Commission 'Laika' World Premiere in VR at BFI London Film Festival 2021
StoryFutures Academy XR Commission 'Laika' World Premiere in VR at BFI London Film Festival 2021

StoryFutures Academy, October 9th 2021

Thursday 7 October 2021, Laika made its world premiere in immersive virtual reality at BFI London Film Festival (LFF), as a part of their Expanded programme.

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StoryFutures Academy Supports NFTS To Offer Industry First Virtual Production Course
StoryFutures Academy Supports NFTS To Offer Industry First Virtual Production Course

StoryFutures Academy, October 8th 2021

The National Film & Television School (NFTS) is to launch a brand new part-time certificate course to service the unprecedented demand for Virtual Production skills within the screen sector.

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Business Insight Report Launch
Business Insight Report Launch

StoryFutures Creative Cluster, September 23rd 2021

StoryFutures launch their first Business Insight Report

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StoryFutures Academy Supports Broadcast Futures: Immersive Experience Commission
StoryFutures Academy Supports Broadcast Futures: Immersive Experience Commission

StoryFutures Academy, September 16th 2021

Expressions of Interest are sought for a Commision to develop an immersive experience for the City of Bradford as part of a large scale pan UK Arts & Culture Festival in 2022

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BFI SHORT FORM ANIMATION FUND OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS
BFI SHORT FORM ANIMATION FUND OPENS FOR APPLICATIONS

StoryFutures Academy, September 15th 2021

Awarding up to £120,000 each for bold and ambitious projects Includes up to £50,000 each for two immersive projects in partnership with StoryFutures Academy

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Announcing StoryFutures Academy Train the Trainer 2 Showcase
Announcing StoryFutures Academy Train the Trainer 2 Showcase

StoryFutures Academy, July 30th 2021

StoryFutures Academy is delighted to announce a second cohort showcase a further seven projects receiving awards totalling £119,000. These projects were showcase on Friday, 30th July 2021.

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Immersive Archive R&D Challenge
Immersive Archive R&D Challenge

StoryFutures Creative Cluster, July 27th 2021

StoryFutures has been commissioned to deliver an ambitious experiment in film, broadcast, and augmented reality, that will combine public archives, with immersive storytelling to ask who we are, where did we come from, and where are we headed?

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UK-Canadian co-productions awarded £300,000 for Immersive Storytelling Exchange Initiative
UK-Canadian co-productions awarded £300,000 for Immersive Storytelling Exchange Initiative

StoryFutures Academy, July 6th 2021

Six creative projects have been awarded a total of £300,000, as part of the next phase of the UK-Canada Immersive Exchange - a talent development and co-production programme for UK and Canadian immersive technology creatives and producers

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Innovation with Impact - How we are making the virtual and the augmented a positive reality for Coventry UK City of Culture 2021
Innovation with Impact - How we are making the virtual and the augmented a positive reality for Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

StoryFutures Academy, May 26th 2021

StoryFutures Academy and Create Central announce the 'Positive Realities' winner for Coventry UK City of Culture 2021

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StoryFutures China: The National Gallery Art & Science of Nature Challenge Winner
StoryFutures China: The National Gallery Art & Science of Nature Challenge Winner

StoryFutures International, May 13th 2021

We’re pleased to finally announce the winner of our last StoryLab challenge in partnership with the National Gallery and Foremost Group in China

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