New creative VR festival launching in September
A German festival is launching what it calls the 'first' creative VR festival in Europe at the end of September, aimed at showcasing the best in VR, MR and 360 video.
binge.watch will be part of global music festival Reeperbahn in Hamburg,whch brings together over 700 conccerts and events and will be visited by over 32,000 people during the four days.
The VR leg of it will have its own 'VR Lounge', a forum where creators, producers, technologists, marketers and entrepreneurs will discuss creativity and the future of the VR industry.
As part of the festival, the binge.watch awards will look for "outstanding" creative applications of VR, MR and 360 video. The awards are now accepting submissions and will be judged by an international jury.
They include six categories: best immersive experience, best music experience, best video experience, best documentary experience, best gaming experience and the binge.watch game-changer award.
Alongside the awards, binge.watch is hosting a two-day conference to discuss the future of creativity in VR.
Panels and talks will include topics such as VR and the music industry, the future of VR, funding VR projects and the (anti)social nature of VR. A full schedule, including a complete list of speakers, will be announced over the coming weeks.
Tickets for the event range from €140.00 (£118) upwards.
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