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Electric South | New Dimensions III Lab | 2018

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About the New Dimensions Lab

Now in its 3rd year, the New Dimensions Lab brings together diverse African artists to learn Virtual Reality (VR) storytelling from leading industry mentors. The Lab takes place over the course of a week at a private retreat where artists engage in discussions and workshops, and develop their creative projects.

The Lab will run from 28 October until 3 November 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa. Electric South fully sponsors travel, accommodation and meals for participants.


Applications must be:
1. Citizens or permanent residents of an African country
2. Currently living on the African continent
3. Accomplished in an artistic field. Any creative discipline is welcome. Past applicants have experience in: documentary and fiction film, theatre, performance & visual arts, fashion, photography, writing, design, creative technology and game development.

Projects ideas must:

1. Be non-fiction stories. We welcome creative interpretation of documentaries.
2. Use immersive technologies, such as Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR). This could include 360 film, interactive worlds, animation, hybrid forms, and beyond.
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