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CreativeXR online briefing session: Epic Games and StoryFutures Academy

Date: 29 April 2020 09:00 - 29 April 2020 11:00

Join Digital Catapult and Arts Council England for this online briefing session for applicants to the CreativeXR acceleration programme, focusing on the Epic Games and StoryFutures Academy strands.

The purpose of this session is for creators to gain a more in depth understanding of the programme and the types of projects CreativeXR looks to support this year. We will go through the different project strands presented in the application brief, what support each of the selected strands will be provided and how the programme is continuously adapting to the current climate.

This session will also have presentations from Epic Games and StoryFutures Academy.

Attendees to this online briefing session will hear more about what Unreal Engine can offer to creators when building their projects and how narrative driven content will be supported and mentored throughout the programme.

The presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.

Who should join the briefing session?

This event is designed for potential applicants to CreativeXR acceleration programme – creative innovators, technologists in the immersive space and arts & culture organisations with ideas for immersive creative content.

Why should you join the briefing session?

During this time of uncertainty, Digital Catapult and Arts Council England believe it is even more important to come together and continue supporting and growing the UK creative industries.

This session will enable attendees to gain a better understanding of the CreativeXR acceleration programme, the strands and the types of projects it looks to support.

Next steps

Register to join the online briefing session here.

A little more info:

CreativeXR, developed by Digital Catapult and Arts Council England, is an acceleration programme designed for teams from the creative and technology sector with strong, well-developed, ground-breaking creative ideas in need of early-stage financing.

Up to 20 teams will be selected to receive £20,000 in prototype funding, alongside bespoke mentorship, workshops and introductions to the top financiers and commissioners in the global creative and immersive market at the annual Showcase and Market event.

This year, CreativeXR is also supported by Epic Games and StoryFutures Academy.