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News from StoryFutures and StoryFutures Academy

News of our activities and regular briefings on what is important at the intersection of tech, story and education. Sign up to our monthly newsletter or simply browse the articles below.

Take a funded creative on your next immersive project
Take a funded creative on your next immersive project

StoryFutures Academy, October 13th 2020

Your chance to secure a placement for a talented creative for your next immersive production. Companies registered must be able to take a funded creative on a live (commissioned) immersive production starting no later than March 1st 2021.

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XR commission from Asif Kapadia announced by BFI London Film Festival and StoryFutures Academy
XR commission from Asif Kapadia announced by BFI London Film Festival and StoryFutures Academy

StoryFutures Academy, October 7th 2020

As part of BFI London Film Festival’s new immersive programme LFF Expanded, the LFF and StoryFutures Academy today announce an exciting new XR commission, Laika, directed by the Academy Award and BAFTA-winning Asif Kapadia (Senna, Amy, Diego Maradona).

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Current, Rising: The first Hyper-Reality Opera
Current, Rising: The first Hyper-Reality Opera

StoryFutures Creative Cluster, October 7th 2020

The Royal Opera House (ROH) is putting on the first “hyper-reality opera”, Current, Rising, at the Linbury theatre in November, allowing audience members to step inside a production and have a “multi-sensory” experience involving sight, sound and touch, as well as “4D effects” such as wind.

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StoryFutures shortlisted for THE Awards 2020
StoryFutures shortlisted for THE Awards 2020

StoryFutures Creative Cluster, September 10th 2020

The team at StoryFutures are delighted to share with you that we have been shortlisted for the reputed Times Higher Education Awards (THE Awards) for Knowledge Exchange/Transfer Initiative Of The Year 2020!

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StoryFutures China Autumn Event Series
StoryFutures China Autumn Event Series

StoryFutures International, August 28th 2020

Sign up to attend the StoryFutures China Autumn Event Series which will provide you with all you need to know about immersive production and collaboration in the cultural and creative sector between the UK and China

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UK-Canada Immersive Exchange
UK-Canada Immersive Exchange

StoryFutures Academy, August 5th 2020

Call for UK and Canadian artists, filmmakers and creators to become future leaders in immersive storytelling backed by funding support

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Immersive Game Lab & Commission announces new September date with selected participants
Immersive Game Lab & Commission announces new September date with selected participants

StoryFutures Academy, August 3rd 2020

StoryFutures Academy, the UK's National Centre for Immersive Storytelling, and InGAME (Innovation for Games and Media Enterprise) which supports the Dundee Games Cluster, are announcing new September date with selected participants, for the postponed Game Lab and commission, aimed at supporting the development of the next generation of immersive, narrative-led games in the U.K.

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Positive Realities: XR for Youth Wellbeing, Coventry UK City of Culture in 2021
Positive Realities: XR for Youth Wellbeing, Coventry UK City of Culture in 2021

StoryFutures Academy, July 24th 2020

We are inviting the West Midlands region's most creative thinkers in film, TV, games, theatre and other creative content sectors to attend a two day workshop where they will discover and experience the very latest technologies in immersive storytelling. Partnership with Coventry UK City of Culture in 2021, Create Central and the BFI

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Mobile E-Commerce for Post-COVID19 Museums-Graduate Internship
Mobile E-Commerce for Post-COVID19 Museums-Graduate Internship

StoryFutures Creative Cluster, July 15th 2020

Internship opportunity: Museums and galleries across the world are facing various challenges as they are reopening their doors to the public amid the evolving COVID19 crisis. When they do re-open, museum shops are looking to a) ensure visitors on-site are able to shop safely and b) increase online sales.

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Five Storytelling projects announced as part of the 2020 CreativeXR Cohort
Five Storytelling projects announced as part of the 2020 CreativeXR Cohort

StoryFutures Academy, July 8th 2020

StoryFutures Academy supports CreativeXR as Storytelling Partner, with five selected Storytelling projects

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