Festival

About

A unique VR Festival which brings a state-of-the-art curatorship. Each VR experience has its own custom-designed space and installations are produced in collaboration with WVRF and the Artists to bring an unparalleled experience of virtual reality augmented with real reality. The Festival’s core mission is to establish VR as a true form of art and to raise public awareness and media recognition. The Festival also comprises a VR Cinema and Game Zone with a play area dedicated entirely to entertainment for the general public.

 

Official Selection

This is the main section of the Festival that brings together 15 international VR project premieres competing for the Imperial Crown, the top virtual reality prize, whose names refers to five Swiss summits which form a crown at more than 4000 meters
The Crown will be awarded by a professionally diverse international jury at a ceremony to be held on 13 May.
At the Festival, spectators will be able to discover and experience all the selected projects within a physical universe staged in collaboration with the Artists.

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Game Zone

Video games are a major part of the Festival and of the VR market. Therefore, a play area dedicated entirely to entertainment will be offered to the general public. Whether families have VR at home or are still new to this technology, the Game Zone will offer them a unique experience of the best VR games of the year.

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VR Cinema

Inside the dome, installed outside the Congress Center, various activities will be offered, including a VR Cinema with synchronized projections. The public can benefit from a collective experience and discover a variety of 360° films enriched by the American system «Subpac», a backpack that makes you feel the lowest frequencies for a complete immersion. Filmmakers will be coming to meet the audience to discuss their work and production process