All the NewImages Festival Awards

25 September 2020

The NewImages Festival, a Forum des Images event, announced the winners of its 3rd edition this Friday September 25. Located in the heart of Paris, NewImages is a celebration of the vibrancy of digital creation and virtual worlds, with an international program that is open to groundbreaking immersive works and experiences

The NewImages Festival awards five prizes, symbolizing the diversity of the selected works. 


The Jury, presided by Jean-Michel Jarre, and composed of Julie Bertuccelli, Jérémy Clapin, Alice Diop and Vimala Pons awarded the three prizes of the XR Competition

The Golden Mask
for the best experience in virtual reality

Bodyless (Taïwan)
Director: Hsin-Chien Huang 
Producers: Virtual and Physical Media Integration Association of Taiwan 

Prize worth €6 000

Two Special Jury Prizes ex-aequo for two experiences in virtual reality

Ferenj: A Graphic Memoir in VR (United States)
Director : Ainslee Robson

Gravity VR (Brazil / Peru)
Directors : Fabito Rychter, Amir Admoni
Producer : Delirium XR

Prize worth €3 000

The Special Jury Prize for an experience in augmented reality

MOA – My Own Assistant (France)
Directors : Charles Ayats, Franck Weber, Alain Damasio, Frédéric Deslias
Producers : Red Corner, France Télévisions, Le Forum des Images, La Volte, le Clair Obscur, Small Studio, Chroniques 

Prize worth €3 000

XR Financing Market

The winning project will integrate the Kaleidoscope Slate Funding 2020

A City of Foxes (France)
By Nihaarika Negi
Producer: Rémi Large and Samuel Lepoil – Tamanoir Immersive Studio

NewImages’ XR Financing Market brought together the most influential figures from around the world to assess forty projects seeking funding. The Kaleidoscope Fund, a global platform for immersive work creation, partnered with the Festival to award this prize. 

Taiwan VR Residency

The creator will attend a residence for three months in Kaohsiung to develop his project

The Guardians of Jade Mountain (France)
By Hayoun Kwon
Producers: Baltazar Auxietre and Richard Turco – Innerspace VR

As part of its continued international outreach, the NewImages Festival is launching the very first French-Taiwanese VR residency, in partnership with the Kaohsiung Film Festival and French Office in Taipei

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