Mon, Jul 11|
MLK Community Center
Future Founders VR Fellowship: Build the Block
FFVR: Build the Block is a hands-on virtual reality production program offering a $2k stipend for youth age 16-24 to meet for 5 hours twice a week and learn the skills to use the new Unreal Engine 5 graphics engine to tell a story about the upcoming William Grose Center and the Central District.
Time & Location
Jul 11, 2022, 10:00 AM – Aug 31, 2022, 3:00 PM
MLK Community Center, 3201 E Republican St, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
Future Founders VR Fellowship, is a virtual reality production program focusing on skill-building in a culturally responsive environment. The program offers a $2k summer stipend for youth age 16-24 to meet for 5 hours twice a week over the months of July and August to learn the skills to use the new Unreal Engine 5 graphics engine with HTC-Vive Cosmos VR sets to tell a story in VR about the Black Seattle Pioneer William Grose, the upcomming William Grose Center for Cultural Innovation and Enterprise being commemorated in his honor, and the Central District as they relate to Black culture. After completing the program, participants will have the skills necessary to produce virtual reality experiences using Unreal Engine 5, a leading graphics engine used by Hollywood and Tripple-A title videogame design studios.