Dear Creative Professionals And Students, The First SA 48h Virtual Reality Film Jam Is Coming To Johannesburg!

In the frame of upcoming edition of DISCOP Johannesburg, Digital Lab Africa, the French Institute of South Africa and Wonda VR will organize the first South African VR Film Jam, which will be held in Johannesburg from 24 to 27 October 2017 at Tshimologong - Digital Innovation Precinct (Braamfontein).

Digital Lab Africa and its partners are inviting all creative professionals and students to apply and share their insights, concerns, needs, vision, through a 48h VR creativity session.

Curated by Wonda VR and Digital Lab Africa, the Jozi 48h VR FILM JAM will be a unique opportunity for 12 selected participants to learn how to write, shoot, edit, and distribute a Cinematic VR experience in less than 48 hours!

Using a proven methodology coupled with Wonda VR Studio authoring software and an award-winning team of mentors, this VR FILM JAM aims at empowering a diverse community of creatives to explore the future of cinema in VR.

The final projects will be showcased on October, 27th at DISCOP the world’s number one destination to acquire and co-produce content “Made in Africa” and sell international film, television and digital content.
Dates & Deadlines
15 September 2017: Call for participation
9 October 2017: Deadline of submission
16 October 2017: Selection of participants by the Jury
24 October 2017: 48h VR Film Jam Kick-off

VR Jam Timeline
Day 1 - Tuesday 24 October
Kick off meeting, team presentation, first writing and storyboarding
Day 2 - Wednesday 25 October
Storyboarding and shooting – first editing version
Day 3 - Thursday 26 October
Editing end of post-production
Day 4 - Friday 27 October
Showcase of VR productions and networking event at Discop Africa Johannesburg (Sandton Convention Centre).

Click HERE to apply.

More about Digital Lab AfricaThe objective of Digital Lab Africa is to provide a springboard for African talent in multimedia creation and to make their project happen with the support of French and local leading companies (studios, producers, broadcasters, distributors). The next DLA call for application will be open on October, 2017. 
More about Wonda VRWonda VR is a creative authoring and publishing solution to turn 360° video footage into interactive VR experiences and distribute it on any VR platform (iOS, Android, Daydream, Oculus Mobile).
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