Virtual Cinema Application

March 10-18, 2017
Austin, TX

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Virtual Cinema submissions for SXSW Film 2017 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 SXSW 2017 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 or Mixed Reality project at SXSW 2017? If so you are in the right place!

You are filling out a Virtual Cinema application for a VR/MR Film (UNDER 20 minutes in length), VR/MR Interactive Project or VR/MR Game.

Please take a moment to watch the How to Submit Your Film Video and read the Film Submissions FAQ for answers to common application questions.

SXSW REQUIRES THAT ALL VR/MR PROJECTS SUBMIT A LINK TO A 360 VERSION OF YOUR FILM OR PROJECT AT THE TIME OF SUBMISSION. IF YOU CHANGE THIS LINK OR ANY OF YOUR LOGIN INFORMATION PRIOR TO MARCH 2017 WITHOUT CONTACTING SXSW YOUR PROJECT MAY BECOME INELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION.

  • Your link must be to a secure, 360 online version of your project 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 2017

All accepted projects MUST provide a docent and their preferred HMD for the duration of the exhibition during SXSW 2017 in Austin, TX.

Accepted projects will be exhibited in the JW Marriott on the 4th floor Tuesday, March 14 - Thursday, March 16, 2017.

All applicants will be notified of their final status on or before March 1, 2017.

To keep important SXSW emails from landing in your spam folder it’s a good idea to add the following address to your contact list: film@sxsw.com.


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