Thankyou to the almost forty extremely high quality entries for the next LAMP lab. The selected eight teams will be informed on Monday next week.
The next LAMP residential lab will be held from Sunday 29 Oct to Friday 3 Nov 2006 in the beautiful resort of Freycinet in Tasmania. The Lab is sponsored by Screen Tasmania & Innovation, Science and Technology and subsidised by AFTRS. Chris Gallagher (Industry Development Officer, Screen Tasmania) said:
“This is a fantastic opportuntity for the Tasmanian Screen Industry and we look forward to the concepts and projects that will be created through the innovative LAMP development process.”
Costs, dates and location
The lab will be held on Sun 29 October – Fri 3 November 2006 at Freycinet Lodge in Tasmania. The participating teams need only pay transport to and from the residential venue and a $100 admin fee per member. Accommodation, food, mentoring (10 mentors/presenters), technical equipment, build developers, invited speakers and special events are all paid as part of your attendance.
Projects will be assessed on:
- Level of innovation
- Market focus & audience reach
- Potential to benefit from LAMP process
- Narrative depth
- Suitability of project for cross-platform deployment: We are particularly keen on TV 2.0 (participatory TV formats), new global broadband cross-media services, services based on virtual worlds, 3G mobile and multi-user, online games. All projects should incorporate social networking and user-generated content elements.
- Audience interaction and level of involvement
- Mix and experience of the project teams
We will require teams to be made up of 3 people maximum in the following categories:
1 – Creator – exec prod, producer, director, writer etc
2 – Designer – broadcast, brand, visual identity (It is obligatory to come with a visual designer for the build phase)
3 – Other craft – editor, writer, talent, sound, DOP etc:
The participating teams need only pay transport to and from the residential venue and a $100 admin fee per member. Accommodation, food, mentoring, technical equipment, build developers and special events are all paid as part of your attendance.
There will be range of Industry heads invited onto the final day presentations of prototypes & proof of concepts. Teams can designate stakeholders who can be invited to this.
Each team will have a G5 20″intel iMac (with extra monitors) complete with full Adobe, Macromedia & Apple production suites. Wireless internet access will be provided.
There will also be two high spec PC laptops for applications including Modelstream for OpenTV and MHP builds. A range of mobile devices, gaming and presentation equipment.