Immersive Storytelling Award Finalists

Innovative Virtual Reality content featuring immersive storytelling that promotes engagement, activism social good.

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In Harmony

Producer: VR for Good

For some LA kids, music is not just a form of art, it’s the key to overcoming the odds.

Out of the Blue

Producer: VR for Good

A child in Mexico inherits an unexpected future after his family of fishermen, facing ever shrinking catches, make a bold decision to change their fate.

Bashir's Dream

Producer: RYOT Films, DYAD

Bashir's Dream centers around Qusai Bashir Masaama, a 14-year-old Syrian refugee in Jordan who was shot in the back by a sniper while on a candy run.

Bella Gaia VR

Producer: Kenji Williams

BELLA GAIA is an unprecedented NASA-powered immersive experience that communicates without words, the BEAUTY of the planet both natural and cultural (BELLA) - and the INTERCONNECTEDNESS of all things on Earth (GAIA).

Step to the Line

Producer: VR for Good
Password: STTL4Festival Shot entirely on location in California maximum security prisons, Step to the Line is a virtual reality documentary that aims to provoke a transformation in the spectator’s eyes about prisoners, the prison system, and even themselves.

Women on the Move

Producer: VR for Good
In Women on the Move, experience in virtual reality the intimacy of rural Niger with Fatchima and her granddaughter, Nana.

Take Every Wave: Laird in VR

Producer: Tarik Benbrahim Elijah Allan-Blitz Josh Gold William Cawley Laird Ham...
In Take Every Wave: Laird in VR, Laird takes you on a journey in virtual reality that's as beautiful as it is poetic.

We Are Human

Producer: Blaze VR
A first-person 360 experience. You, the viewer, will view what it's like to stereotype one another first-hand:

The People United

Producer: Blaze VR
A first-person 360 experience. You, the viewer, will attend a "No Ban-No Wall" rally in San Francisco first-hand.

Learn more about the Immersive Storytelling Award & previous winners

Immersive Storytelling Award
Credit: MY HERO

The Walk Again Project And Dr. Miguel A.L. Nicolelis Earn MY HERO’s 2016 Immersive Storytelling Award

Project Syria: An immersive Journalism Experience

Producer: Nonny de la Peña
Nearly one half of Syrias 23 million people have been displaced in its civil war and no group has been as severely affected as children. Children make up more than half of the three million refugees living in camps or makeshift housing and some news reports indicate that children are actually being specifically targeted in the violence.

Nonny de la Pena

By: Justine Amodeo

VR for Good Initiative

By: Riley McMahon

Organizer created on 9/28/2017 3:06:18 PM by Wendy Milette

Last edited 11/17/2017 5:09:53 PM by Wendy Milette