French Immersion is a program initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and developed to support emerging and innovative French creators.
The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation, in partnership with UniFrance, the Institut Français, the CNC, launched this program in 2018 to support producers and creators of VR projects and immersive experiences including 360 videos, augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR or XR), video games, location-based VR projects and art projects involving new technologies.
French Immersion brings French creators or producers to the United States on the occasion of a screening or presentation of their work during a significant festival or program identified by the Cultural Services team.
Creators or producers whose works are programmed as part of a festival in the United States will benefit one grant of $ 1,000, up to 2 persons.
French immersion supports immersive experiences made with digital and interactive tools:
– Virtual Reality (VR)
– 360 videos
– Augmented Reality (AR)
– Mixed Reality (MR)
– Video games
– Location-based VR projects
– Immersive art projects involving new technologies