CALL FOR PROJECTS
NIFFF ON TOUR@CERN: FUTURE STORYWORLDS
IMMERSIVE NARRATIVE WORKSHOP
27-28-29 November 2020, CERN
In collaboration with the CERN’s CineGlobe Film Festival, the Swiss Foundation for culture Pro Helvetia and with the support of the Estonian #Futureofcontent accelerator and creative hub STORYTEK, the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) is launching the 4th edition of FUTURE STORYWORLDS. This Exclusive workshop will take place @CERN from November 27th to 29th and aims at promoting visionary science-fiction narrative universes in Switzerland.
Next November, FUTURE STORYWORLDS will propose a unique opportunity for creators to elevate and strengthen their immersive and interactive project at the very first stage of their development. Writers, artists, and game developers are invited to submit a 2 page-long treatment developed for video games and X-Reality.
The selected applicants will be given the opportunity to partake in an exclusive training that will accelerate their reflections on their Storyworlds in both technological and narrative terms. The most promising project will receive a CHF 3,000 cash prize.
FUTURE STORYWORLDS IN A NUTSHELL
Participants profile: writers, game developers, artists, and interaction designers
Speakers: scientists, authors, key personalities of the digital industry, VR/AR/MR or gaming studios
Day 1: Personalized pitching training sessions
Day 2: Selected project pitch, speakers’ masterclasses, 1:1 feedback on the projects, get-together
Day 3: Masterclasses, final project pitching, awards announcement
The workshop is limited to a maximum of ten projects and it is not open to the public*
The workshop will be held in English.
Participation at the workshop is based on a call-for-project and is free of charge. Transport, meals, and accommodation are at the charge of the participants.
Deadline for submissions is October 30th.
The workshop is organized in compliance with the current sanitary measures. Participants will be provided with any update of the situation.