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Digital Hollywood Best of VR and Immersive Entertainment Nominees Announced

The Digital Hollywood Fall event which begins on 19th October, has announced the nominees for its ‘Best of VR and Immersive Entertainment’ awards. The event to be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina Del Rey, California, features several days of talks around virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR).

VRFocus previously revealed the 11 categories that experiences could be entered under, and now those nominees have been revealed and are fully listed below.

Digital Hollywood

BEST IN OVERALL VR EXPERIENCE

  • Henry – Oculus Story Studio
  • INSIDE THE BOX OF KURIOS – CIRQUE DU SOLEIL and Felix & Paul
  • The Strain VR – Mirada, Headcase VR, FX Network; Digital Kitchen
  • The Rose and I – Eugene Chung, Penrose Studios
  • Can You Walk The Walk – Create VR, Sony Pictures, Sony Magic Lab
  • Lexus Elevate – Team One, Lexus, Unit9, Plan8
  • The Mission – Jaunt – Matthew Gratzner’s New Deal Studios
  • The Wall – from Game of Thrones”, Framestore
  • Nike “The Neymar Jr. Effect – Digital Domain and IM360

BEST IN FEATURE LENGTH – IMAX – 3D EXPERIENCE

  • The Walk – Robert Zemeckis, Sony Pictures
  • Everest – Baltasar Kormákur, Universal Pictures
  • The Martian – Ridley Scott, 20th Century Fox
  • Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation – Christopher McQuarrie, Paramount Pictures, Skydance Productions
  • Jurassic World – Colin Trevorrow, Universal Pictures, Amblin Entertainment
  • Ant-Man – Peyton Reed, Walt Disney Studios
  • Terminator Genisys – Alan Taylor, Paramount Pictures, Skydance Productions

VR ORIGINAL CONTENT – VR NARRATIVE, ANIMATION, PERFORMANCE AND HUMAN EXPERIENCE

  • Henry – Oculus Story Studio
  • Evolution of Verse – Chris Milk, VRSE, Digital Domain and Annapurna Pictures
  • The Rose and I – Eugene Chung, Penrose Studios
  • The Mission – Jaunt – Matthew Gratzner’s New Deal Studios
  • Our Reality is Virtual – CBSi, Christy Tanner, The Uprising Creative and WEVR
  • Kaiju Fury! – Written and Directed by IAN HUNTER – Jaunt
  • Perspective; Chapter 1: The Party – Specular Theory, Inc.
  • INSIDE THE BOX OF KURIOS – CIRQUE DU SOLEIL and Felix & Paul
  • SONAR – A 360° Experience – Philipp Maas (Director, Producer)
  • The Recruit, VR – Milk VR, David Rosenbaum
  • Technolust – Iris VR
  • DEFROST – Kleiser-Frederick Productions and IM360

BEST IN VR – BASED ON CINEMATIC AND TELEVISION EXPERIENCE

  • Can You Walk The Walk – Create VR, Sony Pictures, Sony Magic Lab
  • The Strain VR – Mirada, Headcase VR, FX Network; Digital Kitchen
  • Wild – The Experience – Twentieth Century Fox, Fox Searchlight, Fox Innovation Lab, Felix & Paul Studios
  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron and The Wall from Game of Thrones – Framestore
  • The Sleepy Hollow: VR Experience – Secret Location – FOX Television

BEST IN VR – STORY TELLING ADVERTISING EXPERIENCE

  • Lexus Elevate – Team One, Lexus, Unit9, Plan8
  • Nike “The Neymar Jr. Effect” – Digital Domain and IM360
  • Real Memories | A Cinematic 360° Virtual Reality Experience – MINI – Unit 9 – KKLD
  • Infiniti 360 film – The Dream Road – TOOL OF NORTH AMERICA – CRISPIN PORTER + BOGUSKY, LUMA PICTURES
  • Elle – Fashion Shoot in VR – Jaunt
  • TrailScape for Merrell Production – Mike Rubenstein, Hill Holliday

BEST IN VR AND 360 – LIVE TV, SPORTS, NEWS AND DOCUMENTARY

  • Conan360 – Comic Con 2015 – Team Coco- AT&T and IM360
  • Manchester United vs. Barcelona – Next VR
  • ABC News VR Inside Syria – ABC News and Jaunt
  • Vice News VR: Millions March – directed by Milk and Jonze
  • Clouds Over Sidra – Gabo Arora and Barry Pousman
  • US Open (Golf) on Fox Sports Network – NextVR
  • Red Bull Inside Tahiti – IM360
  • You Are Here: San Francisco – Ascape VR – Lex Halaby, Stuart Schuffman
  • D.M.Z: Memories of a no man’s land – Innerspace VR
  • Marriage Equality VR – 3MERSIV / NOKIA / GANNETT NEWS

MOBILE VR EXPERIENCE – ORIGINAL CONTENT AND ADVERTISING

  • INSURGENT | SHATTER REALITY – Kite & Lightning, Lionsgate
  • Nike “The Neymar Jr. Effect” – Digital Domain and IM360
  • theBlu: Encounter – WEVR, Valve
  • Google Cardboard – The Experience – Mirada
  • The Fifth Sleep – Innerspace VR
  • Neos: The Universe – NeosVR
  • Jack White: THIRD-D – Jaunt
  • Paul McCartney – Jaunt
  • Sisters – Otherworld
  • VRSE – Sundance Selection
  • Adult Swim Virtual Brainload – WEVR

BEST IN MUSIC VR – MUSIC VIDEO – CONCERT EXPERIENCE

  • Galvanized Souls – New Generation – Springbok Entertainment, New Deal Studios, Galvanized Souls, Immersive Media
  • Surge‘ Real-time VR Music Video – Arjan van Meerten
  • Paul McCartney VR Experience – Jaunt
  • Taylor Swift Blank Space – IM360
  • Bjork – ‘Stonemilker‘ VRSE / Rewind
  • Jack White VR – Third Man Records and Jaunt
  • Revolt TV Virtual Reality – Jaunt

BEST IN VR – AR AS ADVERTISING AND LIVE EVENT AND INSTALLATION

  • Lexus Elevate – Team One, Lexus, Unit9, Plan8
  • Sapient Nitro VR Experience, The Apartment – WEVR, Sapient Nitro, Sixsense
  • GAME TIME, Two Bit Circus, Wasserman, Verizon and NFL
  • Terminator Genysis: The Youtube Chronicles in 360 – Specular Theory, Youtube, Paramount Studios
  • Stella Artois: The Perfect Flight – UNIT9, Mother London
  • Mountain Dew Virtual Reality – Firstborn
  • Infiniti 360 film – The Dream Road – TOOL OF NORTH AMERICA, CRISPIN PORTER + BOGUSKY, LUMA PICTURES
  • Volvo Trucks – The Chase 360; film director, Henry Alex Rubin
  • Jurassic Park Broadcast Augmented Reality Experience – INDE Appshaker – American Express
  • Be a Techron Hero – Chevron – Caltex

BEST IN VR – AR GAME PLAY (GAMES ALREADY OUT OR IN DEVELOPMENT)

  • Technolust – Iris VR
  • Super Hypercube – for Project Morpheus
  • Darknet – for Gear VR
  • Alien: Isolation – for Oculus Rift
  • EVE: Valkyrie – CCP Games
  • Minecraft – for Oculus, Microsoft Hololens and Google Cardboard
  • Proton Pulse – for Google Cardboard
  • Bullet Train – Epic Games
  • I Expect You To Die – Schell Games
  • Headbatt – Unit9

BEST IN TOTAL IMMERSIVE – FROM THEME PARK TO INSTALLATIONS

  • Normandy’s 100 Days – at the Arromanches 360 – Lumiere Media, Inc.
  • The VOID – Virtual Entertainment Centers (VECs)
  • The SpongeBob SubPants Adventure – Super 78 Studio
  • Full Dome Experience, CONSTANTINE for NBC Universal at ComicCon – Vortex Immersion Media
  • Air Land & Sea Broadcast Augmented Reality Experience – INDE Appshaker – National Geographic Society
  • BBC Frozen Planet Broadcast – Augmented Reality Experience
  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron and The Wall from Game of Thrones – Framestore
  • IBM Think Exhibit – Mirada

VRFocus will continue to follow all the latest news and announcements from Digital Hollywood, in the run up to the event.