Scale Up Immersive

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Overview

What is it?

CFC Media Lab is a partner on OYA Scale Up Immersive, a three-month immersive accelerator lab designed to increase the capacity of Black content creators and/or producers working in the immersive media space.

Learn more and apply here.

Program Contact

For questions and clarifications, please contact
info@oyablackarts.org

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Application Deadline

October 7, 2022

Duration

3 months

Tuition

None


Program Structure

Scale Up Immersive provides 10 founders of Black-owned content creation companies per year with industry expert consultations; targeted and intensive workshops and case studies; hands-on mentorship and networking opportunities; as well as a rapid prototyping component that includes access to state-of-the-art immersive media production facilities and technologies.

Application Deadline: October 7, 2022

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Eligibility

Submissions are invited from Southern Ontario-based Black-owned production companies who are looking to transition into immersive media.

To participate in this program, applicants must be:

  • Over the age of 18 and self-identify as Black
  • Located in Southern Ontario
  • Established as one of the following:
    • Sole proprietor
    • Incorporated
    • Partnership
  • At least 51% Black-owned

Tuition & Fees

There is no cost to apply for or participate in Scale Up Immersive.

Please note that the CFC is not an OSAP-accredited institution.

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

The CFC is committed to providing accessible practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, or have any questions regarding appropriate accommodations, please contact Deborah Fallows, Executive Lead, People & Culture, at: dfallows@cfccreates.com.

Contact

For questions, please email:

info@oyablackarts.org

Program Alumni


Kai Little-White

Scale Up Immersive, 2022


Adrian Bobb

Scale Up Immersive, 2022


Neil Donaldson

Scale Up Immersive, 2022


Yvano Antonio

Scale Up Immersive, 2022

Partners

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Norman and Margaret Jewison Charitable Foundatio