Future Africa: Telling Stories, Building Worlds


Deadline: 7-Jan-22

Are you a storyteller who has worked with 360 video, augmented, virtual, or mixed reality? Are you interested in using immersive technologies to tell your African story? If yes, then Africa No Filter is inviting you!

Africa No Filter, in partnership with Electric South, Imisi 3D and Meta, invites Extended Reality Creators to apply for grants to support the production and development of new content. In a bid to support a thriving XR Ecosystem, Africa No Filter will be commissioning work which uses immersive technology to tell exciting stories about Africa.

Grantees will be supported with on-going mentorship and production support by Electric South and will also have the opportunity to showcase their projects in a virtual or in-person showcase.

Selected Grantees will also be invited to virtually attend Electric South’s Creators Lab  in February 2022.

Types of Projects
  • 360 Video
  • Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality
  • Mixed Reality
Award Information

Grants of up to $30,000 is available.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Applicant must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be living on the continent and be of African descent
  • Must have previous experience with  XR content creation and at least 1 completed XR project
  • Must have a portfolio of work accessible online
  • Proposed project must be completed within 6 months
  • Applicant must be available on the dates if selected

For more information, visit Africa No Filter.

For more information, visit https://africanofilter.org/future-africa-telling-stories-building-worlds