The Lab takes place over the course of a week at a private retreat where artists engage in discussions and masterclasses, and workshop their creative projects. 5 to 8 applicants will be selected to participate.
Past mentors have included Jessica Brillhart (Google, Vrai Pictures), Jim Chuchu (The Nest Collective), Darren Emerson (VR City), Selly Raby Kane, Kamal Sinclair (Sundance New Frontier), Eden Labs, Yasmin Elayat (Scatter), and Oscar Raby (VRTOV).
Electric South fully covers travel, accommodation and meals for participants.
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1. Citizens or permanent residents of an African country2. Currently living on the African continent (at least 8 months a year)3. Accomplished in an artistic field. Any creative discipline is welcome. Past applicants have experience in: documentary and fiction film, theatre, performance & visual arts, fashion, photography, writing, design, creative technology and game development.
Projects ideas must:
1. Be non-fiction stories. We welcome creative interpretation of documentaries and fiction/documentary hybrids.2. Use immersive technologies, such as Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR). This could include 360 film, interactive worlds, animation, artificial intelligence, projection mapping, hybrid forms, and beyond.
All successful applicants will be notified by 12 August 2018. The Lab will run from 10 to 17 November 2019 in South Africa.
Your idea should express the story, characters and tone, as well as how you want to integrate technology.