in partnership with

Caribbean Digital creation

Call for Projects (October 26th 2017 - january 31st 2018)

As part of the 2nd edition of the NOUVEAUX REGARDS FILM FESTIVAL in Guadeloupe, Cinémas d’Ici et d’Ailleurs association is launching the 1st edition of ‘Labo Caraïbes’ in partnership with Pole Media Grand Paris. Labo Caraïbes is devoted to Digital Creation for professionals.

 

This collaboration allows the Nouveaux Regards Film Festival the opportunity to continue to support Caribbean professionals in exploring new innovation ideas, narration and interactive and immersive works.

 

The aim is to :

  • Help Caribbean professionals exploring new fields in creation of content to renew the user experience

 

  • Train professionals in new funding mechanisms, monetization, and audience marketing strategy

 

  • Acquire basic skills in digital creation pitching

 

  • Develop the potential of innovation in Caribbean productions with TV broadcasters and Multi Channel Networks

 

  • create a well-trained network of experts in new content production

 

4 projets seront sélectionnés pour être accompagnés dans leurs développements innovants durant le festival !

WHO CAN APPLY ?

 

Production companies, digital agencies and video games studios in the West Indies-Guyana region (Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Marteen, St Barts, French Guiana) or, more broadly, the Caribbean countries can take part of the call for projects of Labo Caraibes (Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Grenada, Haïti, Jamaïca, Dominican Republic, St Kitts et Nevis, St-Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Porto-Rico).

 

The expected projects are digital creations works that are notable for the combined use of different media, in order to develop a coherent set, no matter the type of the project (fiction, animation, documentary, experimental, web fiction, web doc, etc.) and operational support and media (cinema, Internet, television, applications, mobile screens).

 

All multi-screens, interactive and immersive formats are welcome. The jury will also focus on the place of the audience in the narrative.

For this first edition, only the French and English projects will be accepted.

The winners will be offered :

  • an individual coaching for three days, by well-known professionals to develop their digital creation projects

 

  • a one-day session of pitch learning

 

  • a keynote restitution of Labo Caraibes, where projects will be pitched

  • Communication and promotion of the project by both Pole Media Grand paris and Nouveaux Regards Film Festival until June 2018

 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE ?

Application forms must be submitted  through the online form  at : lepole.org/labo-caraibes

before January 31, 2018 midnight (Paris time)
 

Any deposited file must include :

  • The completed summary information to download here

  • A literary and graphic file of the project including :

    • multi-screens architecture of the project

    • the narrative of each screen

    • user experience and audience engagement strategy

    • note of intent and production

    • estimated budget and financing plan, the planed innovative funding strategy

    • dissemination strategy

    • technical fact sheet provided details on innovations

 

Presentations may include additional information (videos, photographs, links) or an English version

For further information please contact the Pole team at contact@lepole.org

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