Get to know a little more about us and who you can meet at Ideas Lab.
Meet Shift Media
Shift Media pushes the limits of traditional storytelling by working in the field between traditional live action movies and video games.
Meet Corentin Monnier
Corentin Monnier is a freelance artist working out of Ideas Lab. He draws animation and storyboards – making the sketches come alive.
Meet Digital Devotion Games
Digital Devotion Games is an indie game company. Their mission is to create games for both competitive and casual gamers making socializing between the different groups of gamers possible.
'X-Ray Fashion' premiered at this. 2019
MANND's Award-Winning VR-experience 'X-ray Fashion' had its Danish premiere in Aarhus
Ideas Lab is an incubation environment for startups and talents who make Digital Experiences. We explore new ways of using our competences from games, films, sound, 3D and animation to build meaningful experiences that solve big and small challenges.
We want to be the centre for development of digital experiences in Denmark, by opening up our doors to both scientists, startups, talents and established businesses who are interested in developing digital content.
Our startups and talents take things from idea to action – building both prototypes and final products, and we want to invite businesses from all kinds of fields to come join us at Filmby Aarhus.
We aim at opening up this part of Aarhus to anyone who want to investigate and produce digital experiences – whether you come from finance or health care, Ideas Lab has something to offer, because we can work with and understand new technologies across fields.
Non-profit organization which offers a start-up environment to selected entrepreneurs within the digital visual industry.
The project has been active since January 2017 and has been made permanent since Spring 2018 with financing from the Municipality of Aarhus through the year of 2021.
On a regular thursday afternoon, the people of Ideas Lab gathered around the table to brainstorm on how to save the world seas from plastic waste.
IDEAS LAB NEWS
Shift Media works within the immersive film segment. The aim is to develop new types of narratives by working in the field between traditional live action films and video games.
Corentin Monnier is a freelance artist working out of Ideas Lab. When asked what he does, the short answer is that he draws. More specifically he draws animation and storyboards – making the sketches come alive.
Digital Devotion Games is a newly started indie game company. They believe that the social aspect of gaming is very important. Games are simply made better by sharing the experience, the world, and the gameplay with others.
MEET THE PEOPLE OF IDEAS LAB
Chop Chop Games is a team of two people passionate about creating new and interesting experiences for gamers. They are currently working on a social partygame in a nordic universe which explores the possibilities of using your phone as a controller.
Crash is an independent film and transmedia company, focusing on projects with a unique perspective and creative edge. Their areas of expertise include creative development, writing, production, finance, impact, and social media. Crash is where cutting-edge film and new media collide.
Dummy Entertainment is a digital creative powerhouse. They are creatives, writers and producers and their work include TV-series, web-series, commercials, music videos, short films and branded content.
EDDIE Visuals makes interactive installations, live visuals and 360° experiences, with elements such as projection mapping, light and sound. They also make small commercials and branding films, as well as content for social media platforms.
Their goal is to reignite joy of learning. To do so Ugly Duckling Games provide games, training and teacher certification as means to increase student engagement. They are game developers and have created the digital platform ‘DramaQueen’ that lets the user take the role of writer, stage designer, and director in a theatre.
Winterpath is dedicated to creating hauntingly beautiful worlds with deep and intriguing gameplay. In 2018 Winterpath released ‘Atlaga’, a survival visual novel game for PC and Mac. The team is now working on their next project – an atmospheric strategy game with RPG elements.
Xsided is captivating fan experiences & effective sponsor activation for organizers of matches and events. It’s all powered by the Xsided Entertainment Platform, through various games and contests on mobile and the big screen.
ACADEMICS IN RESIDENCE (AiR)
AiR is a collaboration between Ideas Lab and Arts AU(Aarhus University) included in a project to create seamless transitions between the education- and work environment. Other project-partners include VIA Film and Transmedia (VIA Erhverv) also located in Filmbyen.
The students are introduced tc concrete entrepreneur work as well as the problems and challenges you face as a startup. Through teamwork, mentor guidance and partnership, we hope to see some great prototypes from the AU students.
Case-partner projects in Fall ’18:
A company that creates applications for Emotional Data in wellfare design and audience development.
Destination development and design of a digital universe for the West Coast. Partners include:AU University (Centre for Universe Construction), Ringkøbing-Skjern Kommune, National Museum, Norrøn Architects, Innovation Lab.
EU ConnectCall-Project for development of Open Education Resources for Arts and Creative Industries of all ages.
Aarhus Walks On Water
FashionTech and Welfare design dealing with openair democratic and interactive fashion performances in VR and AR.
A NETWORK OF CREATIVE SOULS AND COMPETENCES
Ideas Lab is open for:
- Master students, who are writing their master thesis, and have an idea that can be commercialized
- Newly educated, who continues to work with ideas from their education/study
- Entrepreneurs in progress
- Loosely associated teams, who emerged as a part of the digital visual industry
As a member/resident you get:
- Office facilities and meeting rooms
- Coaching on ideas, work progress and business evolvement
- Access to equipment (AR, VR and more)
- Close relation to the digital visual industry in East Jutland
- Networking events
- Colleagues and socializing with other entrepreneurs and startups
LET IDEAS LAB DEVELOP IDEAS FOR YOUR BUSINESS MODEL
We want to invite businesses from all kinds of fields to come join us at Filmby Aarhus. We aim at opening up this part of Aarhus to anyone who want to investigate and produce digital experiences – whether you come from finance or health care, Ideas Lab has something to offer, because we can work with and understand new technologies across fields.
All members/residents of Ideas Lab are chosen with precision to make sure the profile fits the overall vision and the other competences in the community. Established businesses cannot get a spot at Ideas Lab.
APPLY FOR RESIDENCY AT IDEAS LAB
Are you and/or your team digital visual entrepreneurs and looking for a place to build your business and network, then follow the link below to apply for residency at Ideas Lab.
Apply for residency at Ideas Lab here