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StoryFutures is an R&D collaboration into the future of story form, business models, data process and audience experience.

Led by Royal Holloway, University of London, it is part of the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Creative Industries Clusters Programme, funded through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

This exciting project brings together universities, world-leading Creative Screen and Technology companies. StoryFutures provides an innovation architecture for SMEs to create the compelling content, products and experiences to drive growth in next generation technologies.

Our novel “StoryLab” will develop use-case prototypes and pilots that respond to industry wide barriers to growth in immersive and beyond. We will produce content that tests how to translate, adapt and converge traditional storytelling conventions to produce a new grammar for next generation technologies. test these productions with audiences, utilising cutting edge research in cognitive psychology, neuroscience and media research to fuel commercial growth and create enthralling experiences for the public.

Our partners span film, TV, gaming, VFX and immersive, including: Pinewood Studios, Immerse UK, Resource Productions, BFI, Connect TVT, Imaginarium Studios, The National Gallery, BBC Studios, Sony Interactive and nDreams, Brunel University and University for the Creative Arts.

We will be providing more details about this exciting project in the coming weeks. In the meantime you can read our launch press release.

We also have several interesting job opportunities in programme management, business networking, research and technology. Find out more in the dropdown menu below.

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