VR R&D Showcasing Programme Funding Call

  • StoryFutures
  • December 9th 2022

StoryFutures is excited to announce a new opportunity for creative businesses producing story-driven content in virtual reality with an educational or learning aspect. Our ambition is to showcase your content to new and diverse audiences across the UK.

This is an exciting opportunity to repurpose your existing content in order to showcase it on Meta Quest 2 headsets to new venues and audiences, and to be a leader in distribution innovation, via a showcasing network supported and trained by StoryFutures in exhibiting immersive content.

About the programme

The VR R&D Showcasing Programme will run from 19 January to 31 March 2023, and offers:

  • Up to 5 R&D awards of £7,000 each to refine existing content for delivery as a 7-10 minute VR experience
  • The opportunity to showcase your content on over 250 VR headsets, via a network of libraries and cultural venues across the UK as part of partnerships currently in development at StoryFutures
  • Access to cutting-edge audience research and support from the programme team, to help you understand the impact of your content and how to develop engaging experiences for new audiences

How to apply

We invite eligible companies to apply by midnight Thursday 5 January 2023. Please see below for links to the full brief and application form.

Information and Q&A session

We will be hosting an online Q&A session for companies on Monday 19 December 2022, 16:00-17:00. Please sign up to attend here.

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