This is an overview of the teams and projects that were selected to take part in the Alternate Realities Talent Market. 25 teams were invited to pitch. The call for entries for the 2020 edition is now open. To read more about the Alternate Realities Talent Market 2020 and how to apply, please visit our application page here.
The Alternate Realities Talent Market exists to foster collaborations between artists, creatives and organisations focused on using digital technologies to push storytelling in exciting new directions.
The market is for discussing new projects and is open to all artistic practices of digital non-fiction narratives, ranging from video art, interactive, immersive, virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, AI, immersive sound technology, games, 360-video, motion comic to live performance, room-scale experience and installation. Selected artists and creative teams will be connected with industry Decision Makers from funding bodies, NGOs, broadcasters, international festivals, galleries, production companies, tech companies and distribution platforms for new media.
Twenty-five selected artists and creative teams were selected to connect with industry Decision Makers from tech companies, funding bodies, NGOs, broadcasters, international festivals, galleries, production companies and distribution platforms for new media. The list of Decision Makers that participated in the 2018 edition can be viewed here.
Selected participants had over 400 pre-arranged, match-made meetings during Sheffield Doc/Fest on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 June, 2019.
The Alternate Realities Talent Market ran parallel to the MeetMarket for documentary features and series.
Alternate Realities Talent Market – Projects & Teams 2019
A Football Odyssey; The Olive Grove
A Weight, a Clock, and a Mirror
Ayahuasca – A Spiritual Journey; Atomu
Looking for Love
Love and Seawater
My Identity is this Expanse!
On The Edge; Synesthesia & Me
One World, Two Windows
The Fun of Fear
The Longest Goodbye VR
The Museum of Nasty Women
Through the Wardrobe
UXO (Unexploded Ordinance): Stories from the Blue Line
Ways to School
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