CoSTAR Screen Lab - AHRC

The CoSTAR Screen Lab is led by Ulster University with core partners:

  • Belfast Harbour Studios
  • Studio Ulster Ltd
  • Northern Ireland Screen
  • BBC Northern Ireland
  • Humain Ltd

The Screen Lab will offer local companies the opportunity to apply for developmental support through challenge calls aimed at building future understanding of virtual production and real-time technologies.

Video credit: AHRC

The Screen Lab will be driven by three overarching principles:

  • place and potential
  • equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) and environmental sustainability
  • open innovation

The CoSTAR Screen Lab will explore four converging themes:

  • world building and asset creation
  • performance, performers, interactivity and virtual space
  • automation, real-time processes and workflows
  • democratisation and capability

Last updated: 22 November 2023

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