VR Fest 2019 Nominations Are Now Open

by Garrett Pattiani
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WELCOME
Hello and welcome to the 5th Annual VR Fest Nomination Form for our new Online XR Film & Game Competition. 

This contest is a free and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC competition where ANYONE from ANYWHERE can nominate THEMSELVES or OTHERS for ANY AWARD CATEGORY listed to the right. You can nominate as many people or projects as you would like, but you can only nominate them ONCE in a category. 

INSTRUCTIONS
Please fill out the nomination form and click SUBMIT to complete your nomination. Each nomination you submit will require a new form.

HOW IT WORKS
The top nominees in each category will go before a public voting process which will determine the top two entrants in each category. The top two nominees in each category then go head to head into the judges round to compete for the title "Best of VR FEST 2019”.

Winners will be announced live on stage at VR Fest in Las Vegas this January, 8 to 11, 2019.

Nominees compete for a chance to display their content at the Extreme Tech Challenge Finals on Sir Richard Branson’s private island plus a Global Distribution Contract.  Additional prizes to be announced during the award presentation at VR FEST.

GENERAL SUBMISSION RULES

  • This contest is free to enter and is open to anyone over the age of 18.
  • All entrants must complete the Online Registration Form by October 1st, 2018.
  • VR viewing devices may vary to include all manufacturers.
  • Once the Online Registration Form is complete, you will be contacted by an official programmer with further details about your nominees' placement in the competition.

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES

  • Online Competition Nominations End (October 1st, 2018)
  • Online Competition Public Voting Period (December 10 to 31,2018)
  • VR FEST and XTC Semi-Finals (January 8 to 11, 2019)
  • Extreme Tech Challenge Finals on Necker Island (Spring 2019)

 

XR AWARD CATEGORIES

Live Action VR

  • Best Narrative Film or Short
  • Best Music Video
  • Best Commercial
  • Best Documentary
  • Best TV Project
  • Best Sports Project
  • Best Educational Project
  • Best Non Profit or Social Cause
  • Best Live Stream
  • Best Experimental Project
  • Best Virtual Travel Experience
  • Best Real Estate Experience

Animated VR

  • Best Narrative Animation
  • Best Music Video
  • Best Commercial
  • Best Educational Project

XR Games (VR+AR+MR)

  • Best Game for Cardboard
  • Best Game for Mobile/All in One
  • Best Game for Tethered HMD
  • Location Based Entertainment
  • Best VR E-Sports Platform

General XR Awards

  • Audience Award
  • Best use of XR Technology
  • Most Immersive VR Experience
  • Best Augmented Reality Experience
  • Best Mixed Reality Experience
  • Best Director
  • Best Cinematography
  • Extreme XR Challenge
  • Best Virtual World Platform
  • Best Social VR Platform
  • Best Interactive Hologram
  • Best 3D/LED Mapping Display
  • Best Volumetric Experience
  • Best LED Experience
  • Best 3D Body Scanner
  • Best Artificial Intelligence
  • Best AR Indoor Navigation 
  • Best Haptic Feedback Solution