On 9–10 October, Digital Catapult and Arts Council England present the CreativeXR Showcase and Market two day event. This event will bring together the heart of the immersive commissioning community to experience and meet with the best of the UK’s creative content creators.
The CreativeXR Market on the 10 October will welcome immersive teams from outside of the CreativeXR programme to pitch their strong virtual, augmented or mixed reality content focused projects to a global collection of commissioners, distributors, funders and industry stakeholders. Applications to pitch are now open to immersive teams.
The two day CreativeXR Showcase and Market will include:
Please note: This open call is for companies to pitch at the event. Commissioners, corporates and industry stakeholders looking to attend please click here.
The CreativeXR Market provides a unique opportunity and platform for selected teams outside of the CreativeXR programme to pitch their immersive content and to attend pre-arranged one-to-one meetings with some of the most respected and experienced decision makers in the immersive space and creative industries.
CreativeXR is an industry leading programme for the immersive ecosystem with the CreativeXR Market being one of the only events of its kind attended by a global collection of commissioners, distributors, funders and industry stakeholders all under one roof. Having recognised this opportunity, Digital Catapult and Arts Council England are pleased to open applications for 10 selected teams outside of the programme. This activity will both complement the programme and further benefit the growth and investment in the immersive community.
The 2018 CreativeXR Showcase and Market welcomed attendees from the BBC, BFI, Creative England, Google, HTC Vive, Tate, National Gallery, London and Partners and the Royal Academy of Arts.
Projects being entered for application to the CreativeXR Market must be in the advanced stages of development (at the very least a prototype ready for public viewing), preferably with some investment or partnerships secured.
We encourage consumer facing experiences enabled by immersive technologies (VR, AR and MR), that are actively looking for investment. These may include:
Content may be intended for in-home use (i.e. distributed online) or location-based use (i.e. part of a physical installation) and delivered using*:
*Experiences may be extended with haptic or other sensory systems.
Successful applicants will be selected to pitch on 10 October – pitches must not exceed five minutes. The CreativeXR Market day is a pitch opportunity not a showcase or demonstration.
To apply for the Showcase and Market, please complete the below form to register your interest. Upon completion you’ll be sent the full application form. Only upon submission of the full application form, will applications be considered for the CreativeXR Market.
Applications close 05 September 2019 at midnight.
Please note: Applicants will be asked to provide detailed information around the project’s concept, business plan, lead biographies, budget outlining and financing plans.If you experience any problems or do not receive the application email, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To register interest in the CreativeXR Showcase and Market complete the below form