22 February 11
Applications now open for prestigious multi-platform training lab.
Media graduates across the UK and European are being urged to apply for an intensive cross-platform ideas lab that hopes to develop the next generation of multi-platform content creators.
Coordinated by Skillset Media Academy Wales , and funded by MEDIA Initial Fund, the Transformat Lab will be hosted in Wales by the University of Wales, Newport, and in Europe by two of the leading media schools: the Danish Animation Workshop, Viborg; and the Maholy-Nagy University of Art & Design, Budapest.
The intensive Transform@Lab programme aims to address the current industry need to develop cross-platform creatives and is targeted at recent graduates in animation, games, interactive media, writing and producing degree courses. The Lab will offer nine trainees selected in March 2011 the opportunity to attend 17 days of residential workshops over six months, where they will cover a variety of specialist areas, from designing mobile phone applications, and writing interactive narratives, to copyright and funding issues surrounding cross-platform content creation.
The Skillset Media Academy Wales is offering two bursaries of £450 to post-graduate media students in Wales.