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StoryFutures Academy Celebrates Three Development Funded Projects at Tribeca Film Festival 2022
StoryFutures Academy Celebrates Three Development Funded Projects at Tribeca Film Festival 2022

StoryFutures Academy, June 8th 2022

StoryFutures Academy is delighted to announce that three projects supported by our Development Funding will be participating in the Tribeca Film Festival 2022 programme. Two of the three projects, GLIMPSE and INTRAVENE, have been nominated for awards; whilst the Wilder Films Production Fireworks will be celebrating its US premiere.

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VP Futures - Development Zone Announcement
VP Futures - Development Zone Announcement

StoryFutures Academy, May 20th 2022

Eight leading immersive companies have successfully secured a place on the groundbreaking Virtual Production partnership programme ‘VP Futures’ with StoryFutures Academy and Future Screens NI supported by Epic Games and ILM.

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How 'The Green Planet AR Experience' Was Built, and What We Learnt
How 'The Green Planet AR Experience' Was Built, and What We Learnt

StoryFutures Academy, May 17th 2022

StoryFutures research powers BBC's 'The Green Planet AR Experience' success

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Hyper Luminal Games and Sugar Creative Awarded £35k To Be Part of Inclusive Design Accelerator Programme
Hyper Luminal Games and Sugar Creative Awarded £35k To Be Part of Inclusive Design Accelerator Programme

StoryFutures Academy, May 11th 2022

Hyper Luminal Games and Sugar Creative awarded £35,000 to be part of Inclusive Design Accelerator programme in conjunction with InGAME and StoryFutures Academy

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R&D in Virtual Production: Discovery Pilots Call
R&D in Virtual Production: Discovery Pilots Call

StoryFutures Creative Cluster, May 6th 2022

For creative and digital companies working in Virtual Production

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The National Gallery launch "The Keeper of Paintings and the Palette of Perception"
The National Gallery launch "The Keeper of Paintings and the Palette of Perception"

StoryFutures International, April 5th 2022

The Keeper of Paintings and the Palette of Perception is The National Gallery’s first immersive augmented reality (AR) app. Suitable for ages 7–11, this free mobile-based experience uses AR technology to encourage children to explore the Gallery and learn about its paintings.

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Asif Kapadia’s new VR animation Laika set to tour venues across the UK
Asif Kapadia’s new VR animation Laika set to tour venues across the UK

StoryFutures Academy, March 17th 2022

The Oscar-winning filmmaker will host in-person Q&As following each VR presentation.

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50 emerging creative professionals recruited to develop StoryTrails
50 emerging creative professionals recruited to develop StoryTrails

StoryFutures Academy, March 15th 2022

Fifty of the next generation of UK creative talent have been recruited by StoryFutures Academy to help develop and deliver StoryTrails, a unique immersive storytelling experience for audiences in 15 town and cities across the UK as part of UNBOXED, the ground-breaking UK-wide celebration of creativity in 2022.

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StoryFutures Academy Launches ‘Fireworks’ short film World Premiere and Masterclass
StoryFutures Academy Launches ‘Fireworks’ short film World Premiere and Masterclass

StoryFutures Academy, March 11th 2022

On Thursday 10th March 2022, StoryFutures Academy launched the world premiere and masterclass of short film Fireworks that uses cutting edge Virtual Production to tell its story. 

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Four Groundbreaking Immersive UK-Canadian Co-Production Prototypes Headed to SXSW
Four Groundbreaking Immersive UK-Canadian Co-Production Prototypes Headed to SXSW

StoryFutures Academy, March 2nd 2022

London, UK / Toronto, Canada, March 7, 2022 - Four immersive media prototypes developed as part of the first-ever UK-Canada Immersive Exchange will have their first public preview at the SXSW XR Experience in Austin, Texas from March 13-15, 2022.

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