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Access materials for research and training, including reports, toolkits and online guides.

As our work develops, we will release our research findings, training materials and insights to help support our partners, university researchers and the growth of the UK's immersive economy.

Co-productions

StoryFutures Academy Presents 'VP Futures: Behind The Scenes Of A Virtual Production Accelerator Programme'

StoryFutures Academy, November 28th 2022

StoryFutures Academy presents, in association with Future Screens NI, 'VP Futures: Behind The Scenes Of A Virtual Production Accelerator Programme'. This five-episode series recounts the roller coaster journey of VP Futures, an intensive skills development journey into the world of VP and real time technologies.

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Co-productions

StoryFutures Academy Presents 'The People's Piazza: Behind The Scenes Of A Virtual Production'

StoryFutures Academy, November 21st 2022

StoryFutures Academy presents, in association with Uplands Television, 'The People's Piazza: Behind The Scenes Of A Virtual Production'. This four-episode series explores how Virtual Production helped bring to life the archival material of the historically renowned Covent Garden Piazza, for the Uplands TV and BBC documentary 'The People's Piazza: A History of Covent Garden' with presenter David Olusoga.

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Reports

StoryFutures Academy Annual Report 2021-2022

StoryFutures Academy, October 25th 2022

Now in its fifth year of operations, StoryFutures Academy has firmly established itself as the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling, growing and developing the UK’s immersive economy via our unique focus on creative content and combination of interlinked R&D and training.

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Reports

StoryFutures Academy Annual Report 2020-2021

StoryFutures Academy, October 25th 2022

2020-21 has been another amazing year for StoryFutures Academy, seeing us complete all our KPIs and secure a crucial funding extension to continue our work into 2023. We have been able to surpass all of our overall target KPIs for the initial 3 years of funding, including training a total of over 700 screen industries professionals.

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Reports

StoryFutures Academy Annual Report 2018-2019

StoryFutures Academy, October 25th 2022

The first year of StoryFutures Academy has seen the establishment of core team infrastructure, key relationships and processes, and a range of highly successful pilot activities which have established the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling as a key partner for skills and innovation in the screen industries and beyond.

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Reports

Intellectual Property Understandings in Immersive Innovation

StoryFutures Creative Cluster, July 26th 2022

This report, led by StoryFutures and Dr Aislinn O'Connell, examines approaches to managing intellectual property rights in immersive innovation.

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Masterclasses

StoryFutures Academy Presents: ‘Fireworks’ short film World Premiere and Masterclass.

StoryFutures Academy, March 28th 2022

On Thursday 10th March 2022, StoryFutures Academy (The National Centre for Immersive Storytelling, run by the National Film and Television School and Royal Holloway, University of London) launched the world premiere and masterclass of short film Fireworks that uses cutting edge Virtual Production to tell its story.

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Co-productions

Imperial War Museum: One Story, Many Voices

StoryFutures Academy, December 2nd 2021

One Story, Many Voices is an innovative digital installation project which brings together a group of celebrated writers, local communities, and members of SWWHPP with expertise in binaural sound recording. Together they imagined and created immersive sound worlds with diverse voices reflecting on war and conflict and its impact on our lives today. StoryFutures Academy worked with the Imperial War Museum and writers and partners around the country to help realise binaural immersive sound pieces which use 360 sound to put the audience at the heart of the story.

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Reports

StoryFutures Academy Virtual Production Skills Report

StoryFutures Academy, November 3rd 2021

This Interim StoryFutures Academy Skills Report provides a map of the Virtual Production (VP) skills needed across the film and TV industry.

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