Special Event: Future of Cinema: XR Entertainment - Careers talk with Elaine Wong

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Screening & Talk

Event Date

Tue 07 Mar 2023

Event Time

10:00 - 11:00


The Royal Photographic Society, 337 Paintworks, Arnos Vale, Bristol, Bristol, BS4 3AR, England

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All ages

XR (Extended Reality) the future of cinema? Careers talk with Elaine Wong.


Elaine Wong is an independent curator and consultant across film, and interactive and immersive technologies.

She is currently a Programme Advisor for BFI London Film Festival's Shorts Programme selection, and has previously previewed for Sheffield Doc/Fest and Underwire Film Festival. She co-founded VR Distribution company Other Set in 2017, and was part of the project launch team for the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling: StoryFutures Academy, part of the UK Government's Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, pioneering immersive experiences across the creative industries.

From 2016 to 2018, she produced the Sheffield Doc/Fest Alternate Realities Market, a co-financing and co-production market for VR and immersive non-fiction projects. In 2018 she was on the selection committee of the prestigious Grierson Awards for documentary, and will sit on the 2019 Jury of Aesthetica Film Festival. She has a degree in Fine Art, and works at the intersection of art, film and technology.

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The Royal Photographic Society


337 Paintworks,