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The Modern Collectibles: How a passion for collecting tells our stories

  • StoryFutures Creative Cluster
  • February 11th 2020
  • Professor James Bennett
Apply by 23rd February

Are you a creative company working in augmented, virtual or mixed reality storytelling? We have a significant and rewarding opportunity for you.

StoryFutures & Discovery have teamed up to launch an innovation challenge exploring the role next generation technologies could play in enhancing our passions for collecting and collectibles in Britain today.

This challenge is open to companies UK-wide and it builds on insight and analysis from some of Discovery’s key programming genres in the UK. On offer for the winning company is a £100,000 cash production budget to deliver a prototype experience, along with significant R&D support, and business expertise from Discovery and StoryFutures worth another £100,000.

Shortlisted companies will be invited to take part in our open innovation development process, StoryLab in March 2020. The winning SME will then develop and produce an audience facing prototype by 1 October 2020.

For the full brief and summary of terms, please download the Application Pack.

Please submit your application by midnight 23 February.

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