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VR NOW Awards 2017 Application

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The VR NOW Awards 2017 celebrate outstanding technical, business, and artistic achievements in virtual reality. They are part of the VR NOW Con & Awards, taking place in Potsdam/Berlin on November 15+16, 2017. www.vrnowcon.io


Please note that applying for the VR NOW Awards and paying the application fee on this page doesn't give you access to the award show. Only VR NOW Con ticket holders will be allowed to participate in the award show.
YET, A SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION GIVES YOU A DISCOUNT OF 25% ON THE TICKET PRICE. Please use the discount link you get with your confirmation of submission. Nominated projects get a free access to the conference and Award Show.

NOMINEES GET A FREE EXHIBITION SPACE DURING THE EVENT on Nov 15+16, 2017.


ATTENTION: New award categories

Award Categories

Three projects will be nominated for each of the following categories:

— VR NOW Grand Prize

The best virtual reality project of the year, based on overall quality and innovation.

— VR Tech Award

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

— VR Industry Award

The VR Industry Award highlights handy and innovative virtual reality business-to-business applications and solutions.

— VR Entertainment Award

The VR Entertainment Award acknowledges the most outstanding and fun experience – including interactive, storydriven or experimental formats.

VR Impact Award

With the VR Impact Award we support projects aimed at making a difference – through journalism, artistic expression or by social or non-profit organizations.

The winners of the first VR NOW 2016 Awards were: The Climb (Crytek), Immersive Deck (Illusion Walk KG), HERE Next Generation Automotive Services (HERE), Accounting (Crows Crows Crows).

Eligibility

Any virtual reality project is eligible as long as it has been first exhibited or released to the public between October 2016 and September 2017.

Submissions must be compatible with one of the following platforms: Daydream, Gear VR, Google Cardboard, HTC Vive (consumer version), Microsoft HoloLens, Oculus Rift (consumer version), PlayStation VR. Projects not compatible with any of these platforms can still be submitted, as long as the applicant provides the jury an opportunity to evaluate them in Berlin, Germany.


Application Fees

— Early Bird fee (ends August 1, 2017): 25 EUR + 19% tax

— Regular fee: 40 EUR + 19% tax (ends October 1, 2017)

Please note that applying for the VR NOW Con Awards and paying the application fee on this page doesn't give you access to the award show. Only VR NOW Con ticket holders will be allowed to participate to the award show.


Prizes

With each submission, contestants receive a VR NOW Con ticket discount code of 25%. The discount code will be sent via email once the submission has been approved.

Each of the nominees will receive 2 VR NOW Con business tickets (worth 499,- euros 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 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 honour that goes with winning the second 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.

In a first round the jury will nominate 3 projects per category. A separate jury group will then decide on winners in each category and select the winner of the Grand Prize.

The jury members will be announced soon.


Milestones

Monday, May 1, 2017: Submissions open

Sunday, August 6, 2017: Early bird submission fee period ends

Sunday, October 1, 2017: Entry and payment deadline

Thursday, October 26, 2017: Nominations announced

Thursday, November 15, 2017: VR NOW Con Award Show (starts at 7pm)


Got Questions?

If you have any issues or questions, please get in touch with us at vrnowcon@booster-space.com


Once the application fee has been payed on this page, please submit your project here: submit.vrnowcon.io


Good Luck!


PS: Timeline and eligle platforms are subject to change.

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