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Workshops for young and adults, games jams, video game showcases, esports tournaments or online events hosted by influencers on Twitch, and more. A wide range of workshops and events can be organized to reach new audiences and showcase French video game talents!
Between renewing audiences and enhancing heritage, the programming of digital creation in public spaces has many assets. Numerous French artists and events are exploiting this poetic playground. Here's an overview of this constantly evolving landscape.
Discover a selection of digital works that explore the complex world of teenagers, while being easily accessible to this audience. These creations offer young viewers an exploration of their own reality, inviting them to question themselves and take action.
Each year, festivals, fairs, markets and professional meetings throughout France are great opportunities to discover the latest creations and productions, to highlight new trends and issues, to encourage exchanges between professionals, and to contribute to the dissemination and the emergence of new projects. Immersives experiences, video games, digital art, digital cultural outreach: save the date for the French digital creation events!
Every year, French digital creations shine at festivals and events across the globe. Here are the award-winning creations, productions and artists referenced on IFdigital in 2023!
Fulldome, or "360° immersive geodesic dome", a combination of mapping, audio spatialization and sometimes even live performance, is becoming increasingly popular in contemporary creation. Explore the virtually limitless creative possibilities of this innovative video-based projection environment and immerse yourself in French fulldome creation!
To celebrate the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, PXN invites you to discover the world of sports through original creations conceived by its member producers.
Each creation offers a unique and original perspective on this universe, capturing the essence of champions, adventurers, and the next generation of emerging practices.
Beyond the competition field, new horizons await - intimate, political, and unknown - where new protagonists share their daily lives, dreams, and ambitions.
Artificial Intelligence (AI), a subject of both fascination and concern, has gained considerable momentum in recent years. It is employed by many digital artists, both as a technology to generate works of art, and as food for thought to question our digital world and shed light on its pitfalls.
The Institut français introduces a new program exclusively for the French cultural network abroad dedicated to French digital series entitled "Binge". With their rise to prominence in recent years, short and digital series have garnered a growing audience, catalyzing innovative approaches to cultural creation and consumption. This initiative aims to highlight the richness and creativity of this specific format of content creation. So feel free to immerse yourself and satisfy your digital series cravings with no restraint!
The arrival of digital technology has profoundly reshaped our societies, giving rise to what is now commonly known as "digital culture." In order to better comprehend the impact of this digital revolution on our society, there are numerous opportunities for engaging in lively discussions, round table sessions, conferences, and workshops. These events, which can be organized for people of all ages, provide valuable insights from French professionals and artists. Here are some suggestions!
In an era marked by social, economic and environmental crises, the artists in this selection depict and propose other ways of existing in the world. Each category is entitled by an injunction ("Imitate", "Hybridise", "Exist", "Act"), reminding us of the existence of a living being, plural, vast and often breathless, that art transcribes and sometimes transcends.
Cellphones have become integral parts of our daily lives, fostering the emergence of new artistic content. In order to promote these new formats and cultural consumption models, and to provide support to the creative sector, the Institut français has curated a catalog of French digital creations specifically designed for mobile devices. "Unlock" brings together twenty artworks in different formats: Augmented Reality experiences, mobile video games, web series, webtoons, podcasts and innovative reading experiences.
The French digital creation settles year after year on the podiums of festivals in France and abroad. The year 2022 was rich in awards for French productions and artists, discover the winners!
At the origin of many fantasies and questions, the metaverse has been on everyone's lips in recent months. It could be described as a set of immersive virtual spaces in which one can interact with others. But what exactly is the metaverse? What are its opportunities and threats? Many French actors are mobilizing and structuring themselves.
France has a legitimate and recognised digital and cultural mediation and engineering sector due to its history of museums, heritage and tourist sites. This Selection presents organisations whose rich palette of innovative cultural services respond to the challenges of mediation and audience development in museums and heritage sites.
France benefits from a strong international recognition in the field of virtual reality. French productions are often selected and awarded in festivals across the world. The Institut français invites the French cultural network abroad to present the creativity and diversity of French works internationally, thanks to "La Sélection VR", a catalog which includes over thirty VR works of reference.
Digital sobriety is on everyone's lips. This approach, which aims to reduce the environmental impact of digital technology, can be translated into Low-tech: simple, sustainable technologies that are accessible to all. Recycling, reappropriation, the search for new materials, energy transition, DIY, ... How can artists adopt a Low-tech approach?
A selection of works for the entire family, children and adults alike! Through comics, novels, interactive video games and experiences in augmented or virtual reality, stories come to life for an even more intense experience.
For several years now, hybrid contents, characterized by a variety of formats, have emerged in the Occitane region. This selection, designed by Occitanie films, invites you to discover digital creation and more specifically new audiovisual creation in Occitanie. Travel, immerse and question yourself thanks to these unique works !
For several years now, digital artists, choreographers and dancers have been using new technologies to push back the boundaries of movement. A new language has entered choreographic spaces to form a new relationship with audiences.
Explore France and discover its history and heritage, even when you are thousands of miles away - it is now possible thanks to virtual reality or remote guided tours!
Associations and collectives defend female creators in order to give more visibility to their creations, while works of art highlight female profiles to deconstruct the roles that society attributes to them.
Animals are the protagonists of many works of digital design, whether they are marine creatures, terrestrial animals or endangered or even extinct species that come to life thanks to digital technologies.
Digital artists use the city as a stage for their stories or as a backdrop for their works. Real or fictional, magical or frightening, from the past, present or future, cities feed the imagination of artists who question their multiple emanations.
Literary works are a source of inspiration for many digital artists. Graphic works, novels, poems or philosophical texts: stories come to life in digital creations of all kinds, which allow us to form a new relationship with these works and make them accessible to as many people as possible.
The knowledge and preservation of our precious maritime ecosystems and their biodiversity have gained significant importance in recent years.
The ocean's natural wealth serves as a profound source of inspiration for our imagination, giving rise to numerous digital creations that bridge the gap between science and digital art.
Field of exploration, dreams and reflection on our condition, Space feeds our imagination and our curiosity and stands out as a creative material for artists. You wish to experience a rocket take-off, the macrocosmos or new horizons? Escape from Earth and board for new adventures in Space!
Discover masterpieces of painting, sculpture or contemporary art as you have never seen them before thanks to digital creation ; unique experiences to learn while having fun!
The utopia of a world without borders, where everyone is free to move around, is today increasingly opposed by tighter border controls. Depending on the circumstances, borders can be zones of passage and places of contact, or places of exclusion and conflict. As international conflicts force more and more migrants from their homes, borders and the fate of these migrants raise questions for digital artists.
Digital technology is also proving to be a means of overcoming distances and physical limits, allowing men and women to connect across borders.
Every year, French digital creation shines at festivals and events around the world. Let's take a look at the creations, productions and artists that won awards in 2021!
The 2021-22 edition of the Némo Biennial, under the theme Beyond Reality?, explores the capacity of digital arts and technologies to reveal the invisible. Discover some of the most impressive works programmed on this occasion!