Unreal Creative Showcase

Submit your project

Looking for creatives redefining entertainment using Unreal Engine.
Rethink. Experiment. Redefine. Showcase your project directly.  

Join your audience and be a part of the story of this new emerging venue.  

In the coming months, Zú will open a new location in the heart of downtown Montreal, within the Complexe-de-la-Maison-Alcan: the Atrium. Designed as a living laboratory, this place will allow digital creators to test and experiment their experiences creations directly with their audience. Entry point through innovation, visitors and creators, explosion of ideas and eclectic projects will gravitate between these walls and converge to experiment and create a discussion.

To ensure the presence of innovative projects, Zú calls on creatives to submit their wildest projects to invest this place through the call for projects of the Creative Showcase.


The residency includes:

  • A space of experimentation and exhibition in the Atrium, a public space equipped with 5G.
  • A $ 1,000 grant.
  • A Nomade workstation in Zú spaces for the duration of the residency.
  • Free access to technological facilities and tools available at Zú in the 5G TELUS Lab in collaboration with Lenovo.
    • Virtual, augmented and mixed reality equipment.
    • Video editing and post-production rooms.
    • Animation stations.
    • Access to Unreal Engine and the Unreal Developer Network.

Selection criteria

Develop a project that:

  • Can be deployed in the medium term.
  • Has a strong potential to be deployed to the general public.
  • Uses Unreal Engine in its production process.

About Unreal Engine

From high-quality 3D virtual production to in-camera visual effects that take the post out of production, Unreal Engine is at the forefront of a new era of storytelling. Drawing on decades of experience working with top filmmakers and studios, Unreal has become an essential pillar for delivering cutting edge artistry in the motion picture, video games, architecture, and even music industries.


Timeline of the Creative Showcase

  • Week of March 8, 2021: Launch of the call for projects
  • Summer 2021 to December 2022: Exhibition period of the Creative Showcase

The selected projects will be exhibited for a period of 3 to 6 months in the Atrium.


Any questions?

Contact us at [email protected]


Thank you to the collaboration partners of the Creative Showcase

Your guides

Unreal Creative Showcase

The guides at Zú aren’t afraid to go into uncharted territory with the startups that they mentor.

They are all experts in their fields and are here because of their infectious energy and desire to pass on their skills, know-how and experience.

    The stations

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    The program gives you access to our Specialist Stations.

    This is where you can recharge your batteries and fill up on expertise. If you have questions, resource people are on hand to answer them with clarity and precision. Whether you need support with legal service, accounting, financing, artificial intelligence or communication, a specialist will see to it that you have the assistance you need.

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      In addition to expert support, the Unreal Creative Showcase participants have access to multiple resources to ignite their creativity and transform their ideas into concrete projects.
       
      At Zú you’ll have:
    • Free access to the 5G TELUS Lab in collaboration with Lenovo
    • A workstation in Zú spaces
    • A space of experimentation and exhibition in the Atrium
    • A $ 1,000 grant
    • Access to Unreal Engine and the Unreal Developer Network
    • The 5G TELUS Lab: An experimental hub

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      • Multipurpose station #2

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