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STI: Immersive Content Creation
29 Aug 2017 :

Date: Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Duration: 1 Day

Venue: Dublin TBC

Cost: €50

Course Profile:

Screen Training Ireland, in association with Audi Ireland and the Audi Dublin International Film Festival (ADIFF), is seeking participants for an Immersive Content Creation day designed to offer creatives across live action and digital production a deeper understanding of the craft of immersive storytelling for VR/AR.  This day is designed to offer inspiration to multi-disciplinary creative teams who are considering developing VR/AR/immersive projects.


The day will include the following topics:

The VR/AR landscape

Transitioning from filmmaking to immersive content creation

Storytelling and project development for VR

Live action, games and animation in 360/VR/AR

VR/AR as visualisation tool

Please note, selected participants on the Immersive Content Creation day will be eligible to apply to take part in a VR/Immersive Story Hackathon, which will take place on Sunday 24th September.  The Hackathon is designed to encourage creative and technical teams to develop a concept and pitch for a short immersive/VR project to be developed and produced as part of an immersive content focus at the 2018 Audi Dublin International Film Festival.  There will be a prize fund of up to €30,000 for the winning project.  Details of the Hackathon, including team formation, theme, and process will be supplied to all successful applicants to the Immersive Content Creation event once their places are confirmed.

More speakers for this event will be announced in the coming weeks.

Participant Profile:

Directors, writers, producers, actors, production designers, animators, VFX artists, games designers, sound designers, composers and creatives from a range of disciplines across film, TV, animation, VFX, games, commercials and theatre.  This event is aimed at any creative professional interested in exploring immersive storytelling and technologies.

Application Procedure:

To attend the Immersive Content Creation day, please apply online with an up-to-date CV at www.screentrainingireland.ie   For further details, please email sorcha.loughnane @ screentrainingireland.ie, or call (01) 6798040.

Deadline for applications: 12:00 PM Monday 4th September 2017.

Tutors: Michel Reilhac, Submarine Channel Tanya Laird, Digital Jam/VR Writers Room Paul Bouchard, Wide Film Sales, France Camille Donegan, Creative Tech Producer Sarah Lynch, Composer Fiona Kilkelly, Innovate UK Jeremy Dalton, VR/AR Specialist, PWC Nikki Lannen, CEO, War Ducks Paula Kehoe, Director John Huikku, CG Supervisor/Founder, Tarina James Corbett, co-Founder & Managing Director, Simvirtua Neil Leyden, Head of RTE.ie

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