VR right now is pretty amazing...but we are just
getting started. The next five years, technologically and creatively, are really going to take this medium someplace we never imagined.
John Carmack, Chief Technology Officer, Oculus
Come and discover the exciting world of immersive technologies by participating in our workshops.
Let us show you the future and introduce you to a whole new world of evolving possibilities and opportunities for creators and artists — people just like you!
Discover how to bring to life to new worlds and characters
Give your IT and digital skills a boost
Understand what new opportunities immersive technologies are creating
Learn what you need to get started in the new immersive space
Explore future trends of digital immersive entertainment and arts, and what they may mean for audiences, professionals working in the creative sector
Designed for creative people
bright immersive’s small-group, hands-on workshops are designed specifically to meet the needs of creatives and artists.
We recognise that for creatively minded people, the typical approach to learning new digital skills can often be baffling, daunting and — dare we say it — a bit dull.
Our workshops offer accessible, supportive and collaborative opportunities
for creators and performers to tap into the potential of these new technologies.
We also partner with schools, colleges and charities to provide bespoke workshops and built around a specific goal or need.
Our workshops can :
Help you understand the different types of immersive technologies and their uses.
Explain the tech and software required.
Show you how to use your existing artistic skills to easily create immersive content and generate revenue.
Boost your IT skills, enhance your confidence around new tech and help you get ahead in your career.
No IT or maths qualifications necessary
Unlike many colleges and universities, we don't believe you need to have an IT or maths qualifications (or even both) to use and create digital immersive experiences.
We believe this requirement excludes many talented creative people from learning about, and having opportunities to use, these amazing new technologies, which can ruin any
motivation to develop digital skills.
We just ask our participants to have:
An open mind
Willingness to participate
A creative mindset
VR programs like Medium (above) enables digital artists to intuitively sculpt 3D models which they can then use in their own immersive experiences or print in 3D for use in the real world.
We offer three types of open workshops that take currently place at venues in locations across SW London / Surrey throughout the year. See Dates & Booking for details of upcoming workshops or read on to learn more about the topics.
Our workshops range from an introductory one-day taster sessions through to two-day workshops focusing on more specialist areas of immersive content. More workshops and topics are planned.
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Bespoke workshops to meet your organisation's needs
We also offer bespoke workshops for organisations around the UK. If you are interested, get in touch and we'd be happy to talk through your requirements and how bright immersive can meet them.
Introduction to VR/AR/MR/XR for creatives
Join with fellow creatives as together we explore the growing range of opportunities virtual reality technologies are creating for artists.
Through games, exercises and discussion, you'll become familiar with the main types of immersive technologies.
The future of storytelling and performance
We'll take a closer look at what it takes to create a compelling immersive digital experience (VR & MR) and explore how immersive technologies are challenging
traditional storytelling practices and conventions.
We'll also explore the new opportunities immersive is creating for writers, directors and performers.
Create your first VR experience
Let bright immersive guide you through the steps of creating your first VR experience.
With a focus on accessibility, this workshop will take you through the various elements of creating a fully-immersive VR experience (not video game); from designing a narrative structure to scoping out new worlds and characters.
Who will benefit:
Here are just a few of the roles / professions we think would significantly benefit from a bright immersive workshop. If you have any questions about how you might benefit, please get in touch.
Students / Early Career
Immersive technologies are transforming our workplaces, particularly in the creative industries. This means the skills necessary to succeed are evolving too, so it's important to keep the pace with these.
Supplementing your CV or resume by demonstrating your commitment to personal development and new technologies.
Enabling you to apply your workshop learning to update your portfolio.
Increasing your understanding of the fundamentals of immervive technologies, helping to boost your confidence for your next interview or audition.
Providing you with insight into future trends, technologies and opportunities.
Giving you access to potential networking opportunities with other workshop participants.
Individual Creators / Performers / Artists
Learn more about the power of immersive technologies and the tools and techniques at the heart of creating digital experiences.
Discover how to transform and translate your physical art or performance into immersive digital experiences to reach new audiences and support new revenue.
Find out more about the growing opportunities for artists in creating immersive content.
Develop your knowledge and confidence to start your own immersive journey and contribute to shaping the exciting future of the immersive digital art form.
Teachers / Lecturers
Immersive technologies are redefining the art of the possible when it comes to the arts and performance.
Understand more about the convergence of the arts and technology and what this means.
Support your Continued Professional Development (CPD).
Boost your confidence around using the latest technologies.
Learn new best practices.
Provide insight about the new highly-sought after skills industries are looking for.
Sign-post you to further resources to help you to support your students’ learning.
Organisation Leaders / Leadership teams
For many organisations involved in arts and culture, a lack of capability and knowledge is a major barrier to achieving their digital aspirations.
Helping you to be a role model for innovation and adoption of digital technologies.
Supporting your Continued Professional Development (CPD).
Helping you understand the potential opportunities to generate revenue from immersive content and extend the reach and impact of your organisation's work.
Sign-posting you to further resources to help you to support your members’ learning and engagement with your organisation.
Outside of London / Surrey?
We would love to run more workshops outside at venues of SW London / Surrey. To inform our planning for future workshops, sign up for our newsletter and let us know where you are in the UK and we'll keep you informed when there's a workshop near you.