AWARD SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED!

Thank you for submitting your exciting work in VR, MR or AR and be part of the VR NOW Award 2018. The submission deadline has expired. Next step: The expert juries will get together and define a shortlist of 3 nominees for each category. 

STEP 1 - GET ACCESS

STEP 2 - SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT

WHAT IS THE VR NOW AWARD

The VR NOW Award is the first European award dedicated to Virtual Reality experiences. An independent expert jury honors great achievements in 4 categories: VR Technology Award, Industry VR Award, Cinematic VR Award, Interactive VR Experience Award. The Grand Prize celebrates the best project of the year, selected from all the nominees in the other categories.

AWARD CATEGORIES

VR NOW Grand Prize
All nominated projects in the dedicated categories will compete for the VR NOW Grand Prize: the best Virtual Reality project of the year, based on overall quality and innovation. This year’s winner of the VR NOW Grand Prize was the German team Volucap with their innovative project Volucap
.


VR Technology Award
The VR Technology Award seeks to recognize the most technologically advanced virtual reality projects, tools, services, hardware, and techniques.

Industry VR Award
The Industry VR Award highlights functional and innovative Virtual Reality business-to-business applications and solutions.

Cinematic VR Award
The Cinematic VR Award acknowledges the most outstanding non-interactive 360-degree video and animation projects, such as shorts, movies, and documentaries.

Interactive VR Experience Award
The Interactive VR Experience Award celebrates immersive experiences that use the full range of possibilities and design choices that allow making meaningful actions in fully virtual worlds.

AWARD CATEGORIES

VR NOW Grand Prize
All nominated projects in the dedicated categories will compete for the VR NOW Grand Prize: the best Virtual Reality project of the year, based on overall quality and innovation. This year’s winner of the VR NOW Grand Prize was the German team Volucap with their innovative project Volucap
.


VR Technology Award
The VR Technology Award seeks to recognize the most technically advanced virtual reality projects, tools, services, hardware and techniques.

Industry VR Award
The Industry VR Award highlights functional and innovative Virtual Reality business-to-business applications and solutions.

Cinematic VR Award
The Cinematic VR Award acknowledges the most outstanding non-interactive 360-degree video and animation projects, such as shorts, movies and documentaries.

Interactive VR Experience Award
The Interactive VR Experience Award celebrates immersive experiences that use the full range of possibilities and design choices and allow to make meaningful actions in fully virtual worlds.


Winner 2018
VR NOW GRAND PRIZE 

Volucap
Volucap


Winner 2018
VR Technology award

Volucap
Volucap


Winner 2018
INDUSTRY VR AWARD

B. Braun Aesculap Spine VR
NUMENA Virtual Reality Architects


WINNER 2018
CINEMATIC VR AWARD

Vestige
NSC Creative


Winner 2018
INTERACTIVE VR EXPERIENCE AWARD 

Escape the Lost Pyramid
Ubisoft Blue Byte

VR Technology award Nominees

Sorcerer’s Apprentice
Fraunhofer HHI, reallifefilm international GmbH &
Trotzkind GmbH

Volucap
Volucap

Wireless Multi-User VR Experience
with TPCAST

TPCAST


INDUSTRY VR AWARD NOMINEES

GEMÜ VR Exhibition Teaser
Stoll von Gáti GmbH

B. Braun Aesculap Spine VR
NUMENA Virtual Reality Architects

A4VR Hyperreality Experience
A4VR GmbH


CINEMATIC VR AWARD NOMINEES

Jerusalem – Faith. Love. Hope. Fear.
Medea Film Factory

Home After War |
Returning to Fear in Fallujah

NowHere Media

Vestige
NSC Creative


INTERACTIVE VR EXPERIENCE AWARD NOMINEES

Escape the Lost Pyramid
Ubisoft Blue Byte

Pixel Ripped 1989
ARVORE Immersive Experiences

VONDERLAND
You-VR / VONDERLAND

PRIZES

Each of the nominees will receive 2 VR NOW Con business tickets (worth 449,- € each), a dedicated space in the nominees exhibition area to present their project during the event and a mention in the pre-event press release.

Each of the VR NOW Award winners will receive a trophy, a 1-year Virtual Reality e.V. Berlin-Brandenburg association membership, a mention in the post-event press release and will be featured in the newsletter of our funding partner Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, in addition to the honor that goes with winning the third VR NOW Con Award.

PRIZES

Each of the nominees will receive 2 VR NOW Con business tickets (worth 449,- € each), a dedicated space in the nominees exhibition area to present their project during the event and a mention in the pre-event press release.

Each of the VR NOW Award winners will receive a trophy, a 1-year Virtual Reality e.V. Berlin-Brandenburg association membership, a mention in the post-event press release and will be featured in the newsletter of our funding partner Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, in addition to the honor that goes with winning the third VR NOW Con Award.


JURIES

Submitted projects are reviewed in two rounds by an independent jury of renowned creators, founders, curators, journalists, investors, and other representatives from the VR, tech, and media industry.

During the first round the jury will nominate 3 projects in each of the following categories: VR Technology Award, Industry VR Award, Cinematic VR Award, Interactive VR Experience Award. A separate jury group will then decide on winners in each category and select the winner of the Grand Prize. All the nominated projects in the above categories will compete for the VR NOW Grand Prize.

The jury and submission process will be managed by Lorenzo Pilia, as in previous VR NOW Con & Awards.

 

Lorenzo Pilia
Award Manager

lorenzo@booster-space.com

EXPERT JURY

Selects nominees in the 4 Award categories

Alexander Mankowsky
(Daimler)

Csongor Baranyai
(UE – University of Applied Sciences Europe)

Ina Göring
(game – Verband der deutschen Games-Branche e.V.)

Kathleen Schröter
(Fraunhofer HHI)

Kimo Quaintance
(IQ Gemini)

Nicole Laux
(Schenker Technologies)

Oliver Ringel
(Rolls Royce)

Rangeen Katharina Horami
(Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF)

Sönke Kirchof
(INVR.SPACE)

MAIN JURY

Selects winners in the 4 Award categories & Grand Prize

Chong Wang
(Théâtre du Rêve Expérimental)

Kristian Costa-Zahn
(Endemol Shine Beyond)

Laura Jeffords Greenberg
(Unity Technologies)

Manuel Friedrich
(Berlin Partner)

Rebecca Liu
(VRCORE)

Samira Schellhaaß
(Deutsche Welle)

Sean Stewart
(Magic Leap)


JURIES

Submitted projects are reviewed in two rounds by an independent jury of renowned creators, founders, curators, journalists, investors and other representatives from the VR, tech and media industry.

During the first round the jury will nominate 3 projects in each of the following categories: VR Technology Award, Industry VR Award, Cinematic VR Award, Interactive VR Experience Award. A separate jury group will then decide on winners in each category and select the winner of the Grand Prize. All the nominated projects in the above categories will compete for the VR NOW Grand Prize.

The jury and submission process will be managed by Lorenzo Pilia, as in previous VR NOW Con & Awards.

 

Lorenzo Pilia
Award Manager
lorenzo@booster-space.com

EXPERT JURY

Selects nominees in the
4 Award categories

Alexander Mankowsky
(Daimler)

Csongor Baranyai
(UE – University of Applied Sciences Europe)

Ina Göring
(game – Verband der deutschen Games-Branche e.V.)

Kathleen Schröter
(Fraunhofer HHI)

Kimo Quaintance
(IQ Gemini)

Nicole Laux
(Schenker Technologies)

Oliver Ringel
(Rolls Royce)

Rangeen Katharina Horami
(Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF)

Sönke Kirchof
(INVR.SPACE)

MAIN JURY

Selects winners in the
4 Award categories & Grand Prize

Chong Wang
(Théâtre du Rêve Expérimental)

Kristian Costa-Zahn
(Endemol Shine Beyond)

Laura Jeffords Greenberg
(Unity Technologies)

Manuel Friedrich
(Berlin Partner)

Rebecca Liu
(VRCORE)

Samira Schellhaaß
(Deutsche Welle)

Sean Stewart
(Magic Leap)

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