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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.

StoryFutures Academy Launches Free Online Course on Immersive Storytelling
StoryFutures Academy Launches Free Online Course on Immersive Storytelling

StoryFutures Academy, April 21st 2021

StoryFutures Academy launches 6-week online open course 'How to Make and Sell Your First Immersive Experience' on FutureLearn.

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StoryFutures Academy Immersive Technology for TV Bootcamp & Placement
StoryFutures Academy Immersive Technology for TV Bootcamp & Placement

StoryFutures Academy, April 1st 2021

StoryFutures Academy announce two new exciting partnerships for their next Bootcamp and funded placement opportunity; with award-winning motion graphic and animation studio, Potion Pictures designers of the Augmented Reality on Strictly Come Dancing, and with The Weavr Consortium, a technology platform that is redefining how sport is experienced using real-time data and mixed reality.

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StoryFutures commissioned for UK-wide festival of creativity in 2022
StoryFutures commissioned for UK-wide festival of creativity in 2022

StoryFutures Academy, March 24th 2021

StoryFutures Academy run by Royal Holloway, University of London and the National Film and Television School (NFTS), is celebrating being commissioned as one of 10 creative teams to develop its ground-breaking project into full production for next year’s Festival UK* 2022

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StoryFutures Academy: A Masterclass with the Creators of 'Dream' on 1st April 2021
StoryFutures Academy: A Masterclass with the Creators of 'Dream' on 1st April 2021

StoryFutures Academy, March 19th 2021

Join StoryFutures Academy and the team behind the groundbreaking immersive production 'Dream'

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Announcing StoryFutures Academy's second Train the Trainer cohort
Announcing StoryFutures Academy's second Train the Trainer cohort

StoryFutures Academy, February 25th 2021

Following the success of a first cohort of seven university projects upskilling over 100 trainers across the country, StoryFutures Academy is delighted to announce a second cohort; a further seven projects receiving awards totalling £119,000.

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Artists Chart New Creative Paths in UK-Canada Immersive Exchange
Artists Chart New Creative Paths in UK-Canada Immersive Exchange

StoryFutures Academy, February 8th 2021

Artists are nothing if not resourceful. COVID-19 may have put everyone’s plans on hold, but imaginative thinkers have always come up with creative ways to overcome their limitations. That innovative spirit is now fuelling the UK-Canada Immersive Exchange, which kicked off in November 2020.

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StoryFutures Kickstart Funding: Supporting the next generation of immersive storytelling
StoryFutures Kickstart Funding: Supporting the next generation of immersive storytelling

StoryFutures Academy, January 25th 2021

Launched to support early-stage project research and development to create immersive projects across AR, VR, and MR platforms, applications are invited for StoryFutures Kickstart funding by midnight on Thursday 4th February 2021.

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StoryFutures Academy Announces Second Kickstart Funding Call
StoryFutures Academy Announces Second Kickstart Funding Call

StoryFutures Academy, December 11th 2020

StoryFutures Academy has launched a new call for proposals for immersive prototypes. The call aims to give creatives who have attended a StoryFutures Academy workshop or introductory lab, the chance to further their knowledge and get stuck into making a new piece of content with a grant of up to £10,000.

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Participants Announced for UK-Canadian Co-Production Programme for Immersive Storytelling
Participants Announced for UK-Canadian Co-Production Programme for Immersive Storytelling

StoryFutures Academy, November 26th 2020

24 creatives from Canada and the UK have been selected for the UK-Canada Immersive Exchange. Twenty-four participants – 12 from Canada and 12 from the UK – were chosen from nearly 500 applications.

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EM3 LEP gives £1m boost to StoryFutures' business network impacted by COVID-19
EM3 LEP gives £1m boost to StoryFutures' business network impacted by COVID-19

StoryFutures Creative Cluster, November 25th 2020

Enterprise M3 LEP has invested £900,000 in StoryFutures to help SMEs in the immersive and creative tech sectors recover and thrive following the impact of COVID-19.

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