Film Festival Virtual Cinema submissions for SXSW Film 2018 are now CLOSED.
DO NOT COMPLETE THIS APPLICATION UNLESS YOU HAVE A COUPON TO DO SO. Feature film, short film, and music video submissions for 2018 are now closed. We do grant film submission deadline extensions – please request one using our Extension Request Form.
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Do you want to showcase your Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, or Augmented Reality project at SXSW 2018? If so you are in the right place!
You are filling out a Virtual Cinema application for a VR/MR/AR Project UNDER 40 minutes in length, VR/MR/AR Interactive Project or VR/MR/AR Game.
SXSW REQUIRES THAT ALL VR/MR/AR PROJECTS SUBMIT A LINK TO A 360 VERSION OF YOUR PROJECT OR A 2D PLAYTHROUGH AT THE TIME OF SUBMISSION. YOU MAY ALSO INCLUDE A LINK TO A DOWNLOADABLE BUILD OF YOUR PROJECT. IF YOU CHANGE THIS LINK OR ANY OF YOUR LOGIN INFORMATION PRIOR TO MARCH 2018 WITHOUT CONTACTING SXSW YOUR PROJECT MAY BECOME INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.
- Your link must be to a secure, 360 online version of your project or 2D playthrough via an external site (i.e. your own website, YouTube 360, etc.)
- Your link must be working BEFORE you complete your submission application
- Your link must be available through March 2018
- All accepted projects MUST provide a docent and their preferred HMD for the duration of the exhibition during SXSW 2018 in Austin, TX.
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All applicants will be notified of their final status on or before Friday, February 9, 2018.