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CONTENT X EMERGING TECH X INNOVATION

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Seeing technology as a tool, our mission is to unlock the potential of emerging media to push
the boundaries of the unknown.
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UPCOMING labs

STORIES X FUTURE @

GIRONA 2030

JUNE 28-29

Girona

City-scale design futures experiments where young citizens of Girona will use Augmented Reality to help their fellow citizens visualize the city they want to live in by 2030.

Participants will work in teams of 5 to reimagine different spaces of the city of Girona and how the city could look like if we all were to adopt some behaviour changes so as to build a more inclusive, sustainable and fair world. 

More information coming soon.

courious media @

docs barcelona

OCTOBER

2021

Hybrid

WHAT WORLD DO WE WANT? Do we start from 0 to imagine what we want in the future? How can we innovate in the way we tell stories that help us build this future collectively? Hybrid lab where participants from Barcelona and all over the world will come together to explore the potential of new media to share the future.

Virtual workshop for students and professionals from Barcelona and internatito explore the narrative possibilities of emerging media and design innovative projects with the aim of promoting new visions of the future from different industries Participants will work in international teams developing their ideas to be presented during the lab.

Apply here!

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about us

Garage Stories opened its doors for the first time in 2017 in Silicon Valley

as an open lab for content creators to explore and build powerful

use cases with emerging technologies, mainly XR (VR/AR/MR),

but also related ones such as AI and 5G.

ENTERTAINMENT
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Open lab to push the boundaries of the unknown. 

Entertainment industry is being constantly disrupted by social and technological trends; allowing for a lot of new challenges, as well as opportunities. 

 

With a clear focus on content and value proposal, our open labs gather the best creatives and technologists around the globe to play, design and prototype innovative entertainment projects with emerging media to make sure that the quality of the content catches up with the development of the technology and to build impactful and engaging projects.

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STORIES
X FUTURE

YEARLY ONLINE INCUBATOR

"We cannot be what we can't imagine"

We leverage the potential of emerging technologies (VR/AR/AI) to shape new narratives and craft positive visions as lines of action to achieve the SDGs by building innovative solutions that can drive us there.

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featured projects

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SIA REALITY

Presented at AWEXR19/ Nominee Best use XR technology CES 2020 (DreamlandXR)

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SIA is a mixed reality solution build with Magic Leap to empower people with cognitive disabilities become more independent. Via augmented characters and stories, SIA moulds the world to your abilities and guides you through daily tasks and routines.

#sanfrancisco #inclusiveness #storiesxfuture

Team

Cristy Stone - Research Lead

Eric Flowers - UX Designer

Noreen Qureshi - Product Manager

Darius Clarke  - VR/AR Developer

Ewan Johnson - Entrepreneur

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NUFF CLUB

Presented at Nordic Film Festival 2019

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NUFF Club is an interactive movie design for large audience and movie theatre where decisions are democratic and the audience succeeds or fails as a whole in getting the main character into exclusive NUFF Club. The experience is complemented with real life awards for the audience upon their performance and real out loud screaming.

#norway #entertainment #interactivefilm

Team

Hanna Suni, Margaretta F A Orkan, Stian Andreassen

Charlotte Kristiansen, Amenallah Hraghi - Filmmakers

Simen Fjellstad, Rico Soleng - Developers

Ali Jabaly - Artist & Graphic designer

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LAIAPP

Presented at SmartCityExpo19/ 

Supported by L'H (Barcelona) City Council

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LaiApp creates volumetric sculptures of local inspiring women who might not appear in history books, but who've done highly relevant things in their neighbourhoods. LaiApp wants to preserve their stories and inspire future generations.

#lhospitalet #women #storiesxfuture

Team

Carolina Gaona - Storytelling Lead

Moisés de Abreu - VR/AR Developer

Carles Ribot - Volumetric Video

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BIT BOOKS

Presented at TEDx Guatemala 2018

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BitBooks are interactive pieces of AR content that through storytelling foster experimental learning amongst young students. Each Bb invites them to join exciting expeditions, adventures, etc, to learn about different subjects such as Geography, History or even Maths! Each BitBook contains a piece of the whole story, allowing kids to exchange knowledge and interact between themselves.

#guatemala #education #storiesxfuture

Team

Denis Guerrero - Filmmaker

Alejandro Valenzuela - Entrepreneur

Holly Millán - Graphic Designer

Norman Vicente - Apps Developer

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StrikAR

Presented at Climate Week NYC 19

Impact Forum19 (BCN)

www.strikAR.co

Inspired by young climate activist Alexandria Villaseñor and Greta Thunberg, StrikAr offers the possibility to join demonstrations remotely via your personal avatar anywhere in the world to show your support.

#newyorkcity #activism #storiesxfuture

Team

Richard Gene Farmer - Producer

Luis Felipe - AR/VR Developer
Chris Kaczmarek - UX
Sweksha Sinha - Design & Tech

Christy Casey - Acting
Ahsan Qureshi - Marketer

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METTRE EN LUMIERE

PREMIERE @ Apolo 2 during MWC18

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Mettre en Lumière is a collective theatrical piece that combines Virtual Reality and Immersive Theatre.

Audience is invited to the famous music club Apolo in Barcelona (we all have embarrassed ourselves at least once there), where they have the option to review their memories and, possibly, delete them. What does Apolo know about you?

#barcelona #entertainment #LBE

Team

Actresses: Esther Noya, Núria Pascual
Creators: Ignasi Rubio, Júlia de Balle, Alice Labourel, Marcos Palazzesi, Diana Perdomo, Marc Perich Calvet and Alex Arellano Roldan.
DOP: Adrián Ruíz del Cerro, Futura VR
Sound: Victor Marín and Maximiliano Martínez
Postproduction: Jesús Rodríguez, Antaviana Films

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OUR METHODOLOGY

We create multidisciplinary teams of creatives and technologists and apply  design thinking  techniques to unlock creativity and generate and prototype disruptive ideas that open doors to new worlds of possibilities.

Creativity

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Generate

Ideas

OPEN

DOORS

to

NEW

WORLDS

of possibilities

Technology

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Read more here.

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PAST EVENTS

Since June 2017 we've organized many workshops around the world and created impactful projects that have been exhibited at some the largest film festival such as Cannes Film Festival or conferences such as TEDx.

Read more about here.

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LET'S TALK!

Content Creators

Who want to learn, network, share and create innovative experiences and content with new technologies to push the entertainment industry

forward.

Brands &

Companies

We help you adopt new technologies in your communication strategy and 

we design unique experiences

for your events.

SOME OF OUR PARTNERS & clients

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A garage is a playground to push the boundaries of the unknown.

An open arena where to get rid of your own limitations

and indulge your creativity.

WANNA PLAY?