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StoryFutures Creative Cluster creates and helps fund R&D projects with creative businesses in the Gateway Cluster and Greater London.

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StoryFutures Academy delivers cutting edge training in immersive technology and immersive storytelling for the traditional screen industries nationwide.

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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.

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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StoryFutures Academy partners with Creative England's Ideate Programme
StoryFutures Academy partners with Creative England's Ideate Programme

StoryFutures Academy, July 6th 2020

StoryFutures Academy partners with Creative England's Ideate Programme

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StoryFutures latest fellowships announced: Immersive Heritage, Haptics and Performance
StoryFutures latest fellowships announced: Immersive Heritage, Haptics and Performance

StoryFutures Creative Cluster, June 18th 2020

StoryFutures is thrilled to announce five new Immersive Storytelling Fellowship projects with industry-leading SMEs

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StoryFutures/Presents #2 with Christian Cherene, BeAnotherLab
StoryFutures/Presents #2 with Christian Cherene, BeAnotherLab

StoryFutures Creative Cluster, June 17th 2020

Our second livestream on the future of storytelling with Christian Cherene, BeAnotherLab, 25th June 4pm

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Production Booster and Kickstart projects awarded funding for immersive production
Production Booster and Kickstart projects awarded funding for immersive production

StoryFutures Academy, June 12th 2020

StoryFutures Academy announces the recipients of Development Funding for UK immersive productions, across four Production Booster projects and seven Kickstart projects, an investment totally over £140,000

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Discovery Partners with StoryFutures to Make the Virtual A Reality
Discovery Partners with StoryFutures to Make the Virtual A Reality

StoryFutures Creative Cluster, June 10th 2020

In collaboration with The Department for International Trade, Discovery and StoryFutures engaged over 50 UK based SME’s who responded to a call for new approaches to factual storytelling using immersive technologies. Using StoryFutures’ open innovation framework, Brighton based creative agency StoryThings emerged with the winning idea over a two-day virtual workshop that will now be piloted for Discovery.

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