Hamburg, Germany: Between September 22nd and 23rd, binge.watch is showcasing the best work in virtual reality, mixed reality and spherical video. binge.watch 2016 is the forum where creators, producers, technologists, marketers and entrepreneurs will discuss creativity and the future of the VR industry.
As part of the festival, the binge.watch awards will celebrate outstanding creative applications of virtual reality, mixed reality and spherical video. The awards will be judged by an international jury and will recognise the most pioneering entries across 6 categories: best immersive experience, best music experience, best video experience, best documentary experience, best gaming experience and the binge.watch game-changer award. The awards are now accepting submissions at submissions.binge.watch.
As well as the awards, binge.watch is hosting a 2-day conference to discuss the future of creativity in virtual reality. binge.watch organiser Per Sascha Zech is excited about the conference and the festival’s “VR Lounge”. “binge.watch is the first real VR festival in Europe, bringing together awards, creative sessions, talks and workshops with VR thought leaders from around the world. All this to the backdrop of the Reeperbahn Festival with more than 700 concerts and events. The VR Lounge is the heart of binge.watch – outstanding immersive experiences, interesting workshops and inspiring networking – it’s all going to happen right here in Hamburg, St. Pauli”, said Zech.
binge.watch will be announcing a full schedule, including a complete list of speakers over the coming weeks.
binge.watch is part of the Reeperbahn Festival, a highlight of the global music industry calendar. From September 21st to 24th, Reeperbahn Festival will bring a dazzling variety of emerging artists to Hamburg. This year, Reeperbahn Festival will be visited by over 32,000 people and host 700+ events including art, film and literature, as well as music.