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Taiwan VR Residency

Second edition of the VR residency program in Taiwan, in partnership with the Kaohsiung Film Festival and the French Office in Taipei.

With a prize about €30,000 and a three-month residency in Kaohsiung, this program offers French creators or creators residing in France a unique opportunity to develop their VR project in Taiwan. By inviting them to work closely together with local professionals, the Taiwan VR Residency will also allow those selected to strengthen their skills and build their network.

The fruit of an unprecedented collaboration between NewImages Festival, the Kaohsiung Film Festival and the French Office in Taipei, this initiative event actively strengthens the links and develops the exchanges between France and Taiwan in the XR field.

During the three-month residency, resident will be provided with:

  • funding (NT$1,000,000 or about €30,000);
  • mentoring sessions with VR experts;
  • connection with the local VR ecosystem (artists, developers, experts, producers, studios, etc.);
  • a round-trip economy class airline ticket, accommodation and studio;
  • a daily allowance (NT$1,000 or about €30 / day);

The 2020 winner will be announced during the Awards Ceremony, on Friday 25 September.

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