Future Screens NI will launch Narrative Futures in a bid to address the challenges facing creative industries in the wake of Covid-19 on Tuesday, November 3.
The online launch will include details of up to £5,000 funding for projects that will stimulate research and innovation in the face of the pandemic. Guests at the event will include Carál Ní Chuilín, Minister for Communities, Professor Cathy Gormley Heenan, Deputy Vice Chancellor of Ulster University and Joan Burney Keatings, CEO of Cinemagic.
Attendees will be treated to the premiere of “The Virus and Me” by Jordan Whitefield, Solene Guichard and The Chinese Welfare Association.
Future Screens NI delivers expert technical skills, opportunity and growth across film and broadcast, animation, games and immersive technologies and industries in Northern Ireland.
The Narrative Futures Call is aimed at addressing the issues facing the creative industries as a result of Covid-19. Successful applicants will receive up to £5,000 to stimulate research and innovation in response to Covid-19.
The Call Closes for applications at 12pm on the 4th of December 2020.
Further details of this free event are here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/narrative-futures-call-launch-with-special-guests-tues-3rd-of-nov-at-12pm-tickets-126393445197?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch&keep_tld=1
Learn more about the work of Future Screens NI here: https://www.futurescreens.org/