Emergence Lab is the first Franco-Canadian residency dedicated to emerging and innovative forms of storytelling for new platforms, it takes place in Banff, Canada, from June 1 to 5, 2015. This five-day residency brings together experienced traditional authors with multimedia artists and technicians to explore the world of multi platform stories. The Emergence Lab gathers 8 participants (4 French – Canadian 4) and 8 mentors around 2 multiplatform interactive projects specially selected for the program.

The participants are chosen in two phases: the two participants presenting a story were chosen first, and now the expert participants are chosen through this call.

We are looking for 6 expert participants with skills and experience in the areas of designer (graphic designer, animation, illustrator, cartoonist), sound designer, music composer, programmer & coder, user experience designer & interactive game designer, videography. Enrollment in this program is limited to Canadian citizens and citizens of France.

Emergence Lab is a partnership between The Banff Centre, the Institut francais, and the French Embassy in Canada with the support of the Canadian Media Fund and On Screen Manitoba.

Find out more about the Emergence Lab and apply: http://www.banffcentre.ca//programs/program.aspx?id=1586