HOW TO APPLY
The Media Camp Academy is open to early-stage startups and entrepreneurs focused on the media space, with an existing shipping product.
Applicants will be evaluated on:
- Product / Service
- Business Viability
- Market Opportunity
Some of the areas we’re particularly interested in are listed below. The list is not exhaustive, and we’re open to hearing any media related idea.
1. Enhance the value and experience of digital ownership
- Reimagining digital products; Improving the experience of purchasing content and managing libraries.
2. Create meaningful applications powered by data
Extracting value from data (through user profiles, content recognition technology, recommendation algorithms, predictive analysis, etc.) and building innovative tools and applications.
3. Pioneer next generation user interfaces
Rethinking the way people discover, access and consume movies, TV, and video games: Optimized experiences for different situations, including the living room of the future and on-the-go; Frictionless transition between devices and platforms; Complimentary (2nd screen) experiences.
4. Transform what it means to be a fan
Unleashing characters and brands beyond individual releases or broadcasts; Trans-media offerings that live outside traditional distribution timeframes, across devices and platforms; Tightening the feedback loop between fans and creators.
5. Cultivate new production technologies and the business models they enable
Taking advantage of new technologies to make content production—all types of content—more efficient and more participatory: New production tools and processes for new types of content and new distribution models (Digital originals, mobile games, etc.); Platforms/services to expose production process to build awareness and engagement (“Camera-to-Consumer”).
2013 Key Dates
|May 15||June 17|
|July 30||September 12|