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Submissions for the Vision VR/AR Awards are now open!

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by aliceingameland, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. aliceingameland

    aliceingameland

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    Vision VR/AR Summit 2017 will be the home of the second annual Vision VR/AR Awards. Showcasing the most innovative virtual and augmented reality projects, we’re excited to announce that submissions for the Vision VR/AR Awards are now open.

    To submit please fill out the form here. The judges are accepting submissions of content that is in development or released between February 10, 2016 to April 9, 2017. All submissions must be made with Unity.

    Once all submissions have been received, our panel of internal Unity judges will nominate up to three finalists in each category and will select a winner from among the finalists of each category. This year's Vision VR/AR Summit will not include an awards ceremony; however, winners and finalists will be announced on Unity's Vision Summit website on Monday, May 1 2017.

    Award Categories
    • Best Game – Submissions in this category will be judged on innovation and intuitive VR/AR integration, creativity, complexity, and fun.

    • Best Cinematic VR – The judges will consider everything from thematic cohesion and immersion, to technical merit and production quality.

    • Best 360 Video - Lighting and sound design, visual quality, and storytelling are crucial aspects of great 360 content. This award will be presented to the 360 video that best utilizes these features.

    • Artistic Achievement Award - The world of VR/AR is filled with inventive uses of the technology for artistic pursuits. This award will be presented to the project which creates the most striking and inventive artistic VR/AR experience.

    • Technical Achievement Award –This award will be presented to the project that pushes technical boundaries in VR/AR by effectively utilizing physics, gameplay mechanics, and visual rendering. Judges will also take into consideration build quality, complexity, and originality.

    • Narrative Achievement Award - VR is a powerful medium for storytelling. We are looking for the best immersive storytelling experience in VR that will be judged on narrative, creativity and overall engagement.

    • Best AR Experience - This award will be presented to the best overall augmented reality submission we receive, and all AR submissions will be considered for it.

    • Best VR Experience - This award will be presented to the best overall virtual reality submission we receive, and all VR submissions will be considered for it.

    • Social Impact Award – Judges will base their selection off the experience that best addresses any social issue global communities may be currently facing. Narrative, immersion, and empathy will all be considered when judging this category.
    We are looking forward to seeing all your awesome submissions! If you’re curious to see the finalists and winners from last year you can see them here: https://unity3d.com/news/vision-vrar-awards-2016-finalists-announced
     
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