Arts Council England

CreativeXR: new round of immersive UK content funding announced

Digital Catapult and Arts Council England have opened the next round of immersive content funding via their CreativeXR programme. CreativeXR has put out an open call for creative, consumer-facing experiences enabled by virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies. These could include art pieces, cultural experiences and new forms of interactive entertainment or storytelling. Twenty successful […]

Digital Catapult and Arts Council fund five VR and AR projects

Digital Catapult and Arts Council England have selected five projects that will receive further funding from Creative XR, a programme to support the development of VR and AR products in the creative industries. The five projects will receive a total of £350,000 in funding and will also receive support from a range of creative technology […]

Arts Council England backs new VR and AR content project

Arts Council England and technology innovation centre Digital Catapult have launched a new programme that will see VR and AR content makers pitch to the BBC and Google. Virtual, augmented and mixed reality content creators can apply to get support and funding through  the CreativeXR scheme, with up to 20 companies to be supported by […]

Arts Council England to create MCN for the arts

Arts Council England has unveiled plans for a new online multichannel network (MCN) for the arts and has offered a £1.8 million (€2.3 million) grant to online video specialist Rightster to set up and manage the new network.  By providing seedcorn investment to support a new network for the arts, the Arts Council hopes to extend […]