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VIFF Immersed

International VIFF Immersed Competition 

Transport audiences to new worlds created by you at VIFF Immersed 2019.

The Vancouver International Film Festival is inviting immersive storytellers from around the world to submit their narrative-driven virtual and mixed reality content to the International VIFF Immersed Competition. 

A distinguished panel of international jurors will judge entries and finalists from each category will be featured, and winners announced, at the 2019 VIFF Immersed Exhibition, a week long public exhibition featuring some of the most innovative experiences and celebrating the best immersive storytelling. 
Have an immersive project that is breaking the boundaries of screen-based storytelling? Entries are now open in the following categories:  

Awards Categories

Cinematic Live Action, Virtual or Mixed Reality
Narrative immersive experiences created from the live-action capture of human participants using camera or volumetric methods that exemplify works of narrative fiction.
Animation, Virtual or Mixed Reality
Narrative immersive experiences in animation created using original crafted artwork to embody the characters, setting and objects of its story.
Documentary, Virtual or Mixed Reality
Immersive stories created to document and explore an aspect of the real world. 

Curated Exhibition

BC Showcase – Exhibition

A showcase of curated virtual or mixed reality works emerging from the creative nexus that is British Columbia.


Entries to the VIFF Immersed Competition must be narrative (story-driven) and able to be distributed to consumers through one or more commercially available platforms. Read the complete eligibility rules and regulations here.


Submissions for the International VIFF Immersed Competition are now closed. We thank all who entered and look forward to announcing selected finalists.



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