Calling all artists and creative technologists interested in developing their skills in the immersive arts. The Media + Emerging Technology Lab (METL) has launched an innovative residency program in immersive art, technology and visual storytelling.
Immersive technologies establish a new paradigm for art and storytelling in the 21st century. The scope of the immersive experience is wide-ranging and global projects include large-scale works of artistry and beauty; powerful social impact projects creating insight and empathy; advancements in the fields of medicine, education, and business; and next-level gaming entertainment.
As one of the few immersive labs in the country to be housed in a professional arts conservatory, METL is uniquely situated to train and serve as a resource for the next generation of creative innovators. For each METL residency there will be three participants selected with complementary skill sets: a software engineer, a technical artist and a screenwriter. Please see role specific requirements below.
The three applicants selected for the residency will have different but complementary skill sets and will include a software engineer, technical artist and screenwriter.
The team will generate one immersive content concept (VR/AR/MR), then collaboratively develop, iterate and refine the concept with assistance from industry advisors and UNCSA School of Filmmaking faculty, culminating in a product ready to be launched into the world of immersive art and technology via submission to film festivals and online platforms.
|October 18, 2019||Application Opens|
|January 20, 2020||Application Deadline|
|January 25, 2020||Candidate Notifications|
|January 31, 2020||Candidate Skype Interviews|
|February 5-15, 2020||Final Status Notifications|
|March 1- Aug 31, 2020||2020 Residency|
NOTE: all applicants, selected or not, will be notified via email. We are unable to provide individual feedback on applications.
Residency 2020 runs from March 1 - Aug 31, 2020
Unlike most programs that charge a fee for training and professional development opportunities, METL will provide each selected participant with a monthly stipend of $3,500 for the six-month residency.
Housing & Expenses
This stipend will help cover housing and expenses during the residency. Participants are responsible for finding their own housing in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Applications are open to the general public. Refer to specific requirements for each role within the residency.
Role Specific Requirements: