Media Sandbox Gloucestershire Minivation Lab (£10,000 Grant Available)
Media Sandbox and The Gloucestershire Media Group are pleased to invite you to attend a mini ideas lab to develop your idea/application for the Pervasive Experiences strand of this year’s Media Sandbox:
When: 6-9pm, Monday 28th June 2010
Where: Llanthony Warehouse, Gloucester Docks
Media Sandbox is a commissioning scheme to support South West companies/organisations to research emerging possibilities in digital media. This year four £10,000 commissions will be awarded to research projects exploring innovative Pervasive Experiences – ground-breaking ideas that dovetail mobile, wireless and sensory technologies with content and context, to create meaningful experiences.
Please visit www.mediasandbox.co.uk to find out more about our 2010 themes, what the scheme can offer to your project and our understanding of pervasive media.
Media Sandbox will open for applications on 30th June 2010. The application form will be available for download from 23rd June.
This free event will take the form of a mini ideas lab and will offer the opportunity to examine the theme, generate ideas, find out more about the scheme and meet some interesting people.
What are we looking for?
Media Sandbox is a great opportunity to experiment, explore and take risks within a supported space. We are looking for great creative ideas and people who get excited about treading new ground and sharing their learning with
What is Pervasive Media?
Pervasive Media is any experience that uses sensors and mobile/wireless networks to deliver content (film, audio, music, images, a game) that is sensitive to your situation which could be where you are, how you feel, or who you are with.
What does the scheme offer?
Setting out to grow an active community of experimentation and learning, the scheme includes a structured programme of commissioning, mentoring, work in progress performances, knowledge exchange and PR/promotion.
Booking is essential.
To reserve a place, please email firstname.lastname@example.org