Elaine Wong

Partnerships Manager
StoryFutures Academy

Elaine Wong is a Programme Advisor for BFI London Film Festival’s Shorts Programme selection, and previews for Sheffield Doc/Fest and Underwire Film Festival. She co-founded VR Distribution company Other Set in 2017, and currently works at the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling: StoryFutures Academy, part of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, pioneering immersive experiences across the creative industries. From 2016 to 2018, she produced the Sheffield Doc/Fest Alternate Realities Market, a co-financing and co-production market for VR and immersive non-fiction projects. She was on the selection committee of the prestigious Grierson Awards for documentary in2018 and the Whicker Funding Award for Documentary Film and TV in 2019. She has a degree in Fine Art, and works at the intersection of art, film and technology.