The StartUp 2021
The StartUp is a five-week professional development and industry series that accompanies the Festival of Live Digital Art (FOLDA).
The Complete FOLDA StartUp pass is $75. The pass will give you access to all FOLDA and StartUp events, and to on-demand recordings.
Tickets to individuals events are available from $5 – $50, you choose what you pay.
Overview of StartUp Events
Wednesday May 12 from 6pm to 8pm EDT:
Introduction to Unity workshop with Alex Dault.
Saturday May 15 from 10am to 12pm EDT:
Pollinator Portal Pop Up! workshop co-presented with Theatre Direct
Wednesday May 19 from 6pm to 8pm EDT:
Performance Creation Possibilities in SketchSpace with Murdoch Schon
Tuesday May 25th from 8pm to 9pm EDT:
Artist Talk, with Thaddeus Phillips creator of Zoo Motel
Wednesday May 26 from 12pm to 1:30pm EDT:
Livestream 101 workshop with Vijay Mathew
Thursday May 27 from 8pm to 9pm EDT:
Artist Talk, with Leslie Ting creator of Speculation
Saturday May 29 from 1pm to 3pm EDT:
Producing in a Pandemic panel with Marjorie Chan and Régine Cadet
Tuesday June 1 from 8pm to 9pm EDT:
Artist Talk, with the artists responsible for Frequencies
Wednesday June 2 from 6pm to 8pm:
Contracting in Unprecedented Times panel with Nikki Shaffeeullah and Rachel Penny
Thursday June 3 from 8pm to 9pm EDT:
Artist Talk, with the artists responsible for Good Things To Do
Saturday June 5 from 8pm to 10pm EDT:
Toasterlab Mixed Reality Atelier with Ian Garrett, Justine Garrett, and Andrew Sempere
Tuesday June 8th from 8pm to 9pm EDT:
Artist Talk, with Tanya Marquardt and John Titus, collaborators on Some Must Watch While Some Must Sleep
Also included in StartUp programming is Collider, an alpha-stage presentation in Altspace VR on Friday May 28 at 9pm EDT, Sunday May 30 at 5pm EDT, Thursday June 3 at 8pm EDT, and Saturday June 5 at 5pm EDT.