Deadline:

28 June 2019.

Location:

South Africa.

(Fully Funded)

Description

Electric South – 4th Annual New Dimensions Lab 2019

Now in its 4th year, the New Dimensions Lab brings together diverse African artists to develop stories told through creative technology alongside leading industry mentors.

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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.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Art and design
  • Film making
  • Photography
  • Game design
  • Theater
  • Creative technology

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

EGYPT, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, MOROCCO, SUDAN, LIBYA, SOMALIA, DJIBOUTI, MAURITANIA, COMOROS, & OTHER COUNTRIES ARE NOT FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA.

Program Period

10 to 17 November 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

Applicants must be:

  • Citizens or permanent residents of an African country.
  • Currently living on the African continent (at least 8 months a year).
  • Accomplished in an artistic field. Any creative discipline is welcome. Past applicants have experience in: documentary and fiction film, theater, performance & visual arts, fashion, photography, writing, design, creative technology, and game development.

Projects ideas must:

  • Be non-fiction stories. They welcome creative interpretation of documentaries and fiction/documentary hybrids.
  • 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.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Electric South fully covers travel, accommodation and meals for participants.

How to Apply

First Step: Fill in the online google form. 

Second Step: After writing some personal details, you will need to a couple of questions about your creative practice and your XR idea,

Third Step: Send your application and good luck!

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This Scholarship Published by:
Belkis Ghedir / Tunisia

Reviewed by “ Sara Issam / Egypt & Samira Shehta / Egypt
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