Go deeper into the distribution and curation of immersive works with Sheffield Doc/Fest

4 immersive workshops in 4 months

With Creative England, the avant-garde documentary festival Sheffield Doc / Fest is organizing 4 workshops about the XR market and how to package "your completed VR and AR work for curators and planning an effective market and exhibition strategy for your work".

This program - online and free of charge - will invite key industry professionals to discuss the following topics:

  • Wednesday 12 August // Programme Introduction, Project Packaging & Exhibition Strategizing
  • Thursday 17 September // Curating Virtual & Augmented Reality (Galleries & Art Institutions)
  • Wednesday 14 October // Curating Virtual & Augmented Reality (Festivals)
  • Wednesday 11 November // Collecting & Archiving Virtual & Augmented Reality

How to register

This programme will span over 4 sessions and will consider the longevity of VR and AR content and its potential impact on business growth. Looking at what commissioners and investors look for in these modern art forms, the realities and challenges of VR and AR reaching wider audiences, exhibition in a wider art world and how the future of VR and AR has the potential to challenge traditional forms of market trade.

Sheffield Doc/Fest

You can find Sheffield Doc/Fest immersive program for 2020, Alternate Realities, here.

September 29, 2019

“It’s why we do art, to tap into people’s emotions” - Tupac Martir (COSMOS WITHIN US)

On August 21, 3pm, the online booking to reserve your slot for VR works presented at the 2019 Venice Film Festival opened. Two hours later, the installation COSMOS WITHIN US was almost sold out and i…

April 16, 2020

"We are a social XR cultural hub" - Louis Cacciuttolo (VRrOOm)

Established in 2016 as a content platform, VRrOOm (link) is developing as a distribution platform for festivals with a service of virtual rooms to broadcast projects and host XR users.

February 14, 2019

”Science as a storytelling tool” - Eliza McNitt (SPHERES)

From astronauts to astrophysicists, McNitt works alongside scientists to tell stories about the human connection to the cosmos. Her films and VR experiences have appeared at festivals including Sunda…