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 submissions for the 2020 edition of the Alternate Realities Talent Market will open in October 2019.
The Alternate Realities Talent Market exists to foster collaborations between creatives and organisations focused on using digital technologies to push storytelling in exciting new directions. The market is for discussing new projects that are interactive, immersive, virtual reality, augmented reality, web-doc, games, 360-video, live performance, motion comic, room-scale experience and/or installation.
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
Director-Producer: Paul McNeill
A Weight, a Clock, and a Mirror
Director-Producer: J Dakota Powell
Director-Producers: Brian Williams, Tom Cleeland, William Millner