Open Call

New Trajectories in Volumetric Filmmaking: Open Call

ThoughtWorks Arts

With Funding
Free / No Costs
New York, United States


Volumetric film has made great strides in recent years, gaining mainstream attention in virtual and mixed reality, music videos, telepresence and other areas. We seek artists to explore approaches around these new developments. This might include, but is not limited to: Interactivity Mixed reality Hyperreality Multi-user interaction Telepresence Live-streaming The artist does not need to be an expert in volumetric filmmaking or programming, but it is helpful if they have some level of experience in the medium, and/or a network of consultants they can rely on.

Number of Participants

Each application will be considered as one applicant. Groups are welcomed, but the stipend is officially designed to fully support only one person with a NY livable income.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


June 10, 2019 - September 27, 2019


  • $11,000.00 stipend (one-time)


Computer Lab, Conference Rooms, Co-Working, Desk Space


No meals

Public Programs

Community Engagement


Activists, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Reality


No languages listed

Program Description

Scatter, a Brooklyn-based creative company, produces immersive experiences while building the tools that empower creators of different backgrounds to create their own volumetric work. During the residency, Scatter will provide technical and creative support which could range from hands-on Depthkit training, to weekly check-ins or networking within the volumetric community. Logistics ThoughtWorks Arts will provide a working space, facilitation in midtown Manhattan, and access to guides and consultants, as well as appropriate resources as the project progresses. It does not provide housing or work visas for the U.S., and is for the artist only. It does not include family members.

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