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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.

StoryFutures Academy supporting CreativeXR as Storytelling Partner
StoryFutures Academy supporting CreativeXR as Storytelling Partner

StoryFutures Academy, March 9th 2020

Applications now open for the third round of Digital Catapult and Arts Council England’s CreativeXR Fund for immersive creatives, with support from StoryFutures Academy

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Announcing Train the Trainer Funding
Announcing Train the Trainer Funding

StoryFutures Academy, January 31st 2020

Train the Trainer Funding is for applications that enable researchers and teachers in UK higher and further education undertake research and teaching development in immersive storytelling.

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StoryFutures Academy Launches Skills for Immersive Experience Creation Report
StoryFutures Academy Launches Skills for Immersive Experience Creation Report

StoryFutures Academy, January 28th 2020

The Skills for Immersive Experience Creation: Barriers to growth in the UK Immersive Economy Report by Professor James Bennett and Amanda Murphy, was launched by Sir Peter Bazalgette on 28 January 2020

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ILMxLAB Creative Mentoring Scheme for UK immersive productions
ILMxLAB Creative Mentoring Scheme for UK immersive productions

StoryFutures Academy, November 29th 2019

StoryFutures Academy, the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling jointly run by the National Film and Television School (NFTS) and Royal Holloway University of London, announces a collaboration with the world-leading ILMxLAB

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BBC Three Immersive Co-Production Challenge
BBC Three Immersive Co-Production Challenge

StoryFutures Academy, October 9th 2019

StoryFutures Academy and BBC Three have partnered for our first co-production challenge, in order to see how we can create innovative ways to engage 16-34 year olds using immersive technologies.

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Applications now live for CrossCreative:Immersive
Applications now live for CrossCreative:Immersive

StoryFutures Academy, September 5th 2019

StoryFutures Academy and TRC partner up to deliver transformative training programme to Scotland’s immersive businesses

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BBC Three Immersive Storytelling Brief
BBC Three Immersive Storytelling Brief

StoryFutures Academy, August 2nd 2019

StoryFutures Academy is delighted to launch a partnership scheme with BBC Three to bring six production companies together with technologists to help create innovative new ways to entertain audiences and let viewers escape from the stress and pressures of the modern world.

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StoryFutures Academy Announces First Open-Call for Writers Room
StoryFutures Academy Announces First Open-Call for Writers Room

StoryFutures Academy, July 19th 2019

StoryFutures Academy announces its first open-call for to screenwriters for submissions to take part in an interactive Writers Room with Charisma.ai

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StoryFutures Academy Partners with Maze Theory to Train Writers to Work on Peaky Blinders VR Experience
StoryFutures Academy Partners with Maze Theory to Train Writers to Work on Peaky Blinders VR Experience

StoryFutures Academy, June 25th 2019

StoryFutures Academy Partners with Maze Theory to Train Writers to Write for VR Including Opportunity to Work on Peaky Blinders VR Experience

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First StoryFutures Academy Co-Funded Immersive Production Selected for Tribeca Festival
First StoryFutures Academy Co-Funded Immersive Production Selected for Tribeca Festival

StoryFutures Academy, June 3rd 2019

London Wednesday 6th March 2019: StoryFutures Academy, the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling jointly run by the National Film and Television School (NFTS) and Royal Holloway, University of London, announced that its first co-funded immersive production, Common Ground, directed, produced and written by Darren Emerson was selected for the Tribeca Film Festival, which takes place between April 24th to May 5th 2019 in New York.

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