17.211 Call for proposals: Interactive Media for Children

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 17, No. 211.
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             Date: Sun, 31 Aug 2003 07:47:34 +0100
             From: "Areti Damala" <damala@students.phl.uoc.gr>
             Subject: Interactive Media for Children

    INTERACTIVE MEDIA FOR CHILDREN

    CALL FOR PROPOSALS, PANORAMA OF INTERACTIVE SCRIPTWRITING TECHNIQUES AND
    DEVELOPMENT OF INTERACTIVE APPLICATIONS FOR CHILDREN

    Description

    Participants follow a 10 days seminar on interactive scriptwriting
    techniques: internationally renowned experts provide a complete panorama of
    the interactive scriptwriting techniques available for the development of
    interactive applications. Selected projects are then developed within (4)
    four months with the guidance of European experts and tutors. A demo of
    each project is presented to groups of children in fixed date
    presentations. The final drafts are presented to European distributors,
    producers, and film critics during a final presentation day (dissemination).
    The modules of the seminar:

    Module : Children’s edutainment market
    Module : Interactive Cinema for children
    Module : Creative multimedia for children
    Module : Real-time animation
    Module : Interactive narratives
    Module : Design with children
    Module : Pitching

    Public

    Scriptwriters, dialogue writers, producers, assistant producers, directors
    and designers with an interest in developing interactive scripts for
    children, independent of the media concerned (live performance, TV, games,
    virtual reality, multimedia).

    Calendar

    Course Start Date: 20/09/2003
    Course End Date: 30/03/2004
    Course Length: 10 days seminar + online follow up of 3 months, 1-2 days
    demonstration to the project to children, + 1-2 days for the pitching of
    the projects.
    Application Deadline: 10/09/2003
    Location: Athens, Greece

    Participation conditions

    A maximum of 36 European participants, will be select on the basis of their
    project. We will specially stress the participation of people coming from
    the industry. Special attention will be given to all applicants coming from
    countries with a less developed audiovisual industry. Scholarships will be
    preferably attributed to these students. Language: English

    Payment

    Price of course: 1000 EUROs
    Details: Twelve scholarships will be granted. Six (6) scholarships will be
    granted to foreigner participants and six to Greeks.

    Information

    CAID, Center of applied Industrial design,
    22A Telessilis str.,
    Athens 11635 - Greece
    tel.: +30 1 7251893
    fax: +301 7290013,
    E-mail: caid@otenet.gr
    Web site: www.caid.gr

    "The content of this project does not necessarily reflect the position of
    the European Community, nor does it involve any responsibility on part of
    the European Community"

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    Computer Science Department, Department of History and Archaeology,
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