Here are the first ever residents of Storytek, the companies who’ll shape the future of content.
Hailing from the United Kingdom, Cues is a project by British company The Polkadot Factory. A team of four, they’ve set out to be matchmakers between audiences and films, and providing data intelligence for distributors.
Their resume includes BAFTA nominated producer credits, studio business expertise, and hands-on experience from creators and creatives.
Canadian La maison de prod’s feature film, starring a female neuroscientist, comes complete with a companion neurotech interactive application. In VFC they bring together entertainment with science with the help of EEG headset, and provide a glimpse into the brain’s emotional response to the film and its soundtrack.
Developed by a team of two, they’re bringing interactive storytelling to the big screen, and make data science relatable, intimate, and personal.
& BLACK & WHITE
A true transmedia project from the Croatian Amulet Studio — spanning animated series, mobile games, and other digital channels. &Black&White, fittingly, uses only monochrome colors, shifting visual perception to highlight new insights of imagination.
The founders/producers gathered an experienced 6-member team to bring their black-and-white vision to life, and challenge traditional media roles and how audiences perceive content.
An Estonian project, The Anatomy of Decision investigates the aspects of collective choice and social compromise. Cabaret Rhizome’s 64 scenarios are played out on stage but transcend the fourth wall and include their audience through interactive storytelling devices.
Their nine-person team is looking to expand their horizons and develop their vision into a franchise and production-ready format for the benefit of the whole world.
Fanvestory’s Estonian team has set out to do no less than challenge how the music industry conducts its business. By allowing the audience to become stakeholders in and connect with their favorite artists, they’re challenging the dynamics of this slice of the creative landscape.
The team, made up by eight people, empower the artists and their fans through sharing royalties and creating a straightforward fundraising option, and also create a marketing channel that takes advantage of the future’s digital tools.
Estonian Global Technology Makers’ platform GoShareWork harnesses the power of the peer-to-peer approach, connecting expertise with demand. Mainly targeting vocational school students and homeowners, the project creates an ecosystem that can place the know-how at the fingertips of those who need it.
A team with a background in vocational education and marketing, and roots in the creative (through film and TV) and structured (through app development) set out to build on the power that community and peer-to-peer solutions provide.