What are the Immersive Perspective Awards?

The Immersive Perspective Awards recognise the achievements of people and companies working in virtual, augmented, and mixed reality in the industry. These are designed to give recognition to those whose exceptional works has positively contributed to the industry over the last year.

Entry process

Entering the awards is simple and takes a few minutes. The awards are split into several categories, and within the categories are the descriptions of what the awards are looking for nominations.

Entry for these awards is free. The company / individual can nominate themselves for three awards, over several categories. You may find the full list, below, with a full description here.

  • Company of the Year
  • Individual of the Year
  • Best Application of Immersive Reality – Consumer Activation
  • Best Application of Immersive Reality – B2B Impact
  • Best Application of Immersive Reality – Customer Immersion
  • Best Application of Immersive Reality – Healthcare
  • Best Application of Immersive Reality – Education
  • Best Immersive Reality Art Piece
  • Best Application of Music in VR
  • Best Immersive Reality Film – Documentary
  • Best Immersive Reality Film – Cinematic
  • Best Video Game – Mobile
  • Best Video Game – Headset
  • The ‘Why the fuck is this in VR’ Award

You can enter for the awards here.

The judges

Tom Ffiske is the Editor of Virtual Perceptions. Having started the website in June 2016, Tom has steered its growth from a small blog to a slightly bigger blog. Tom has written leading reports such as the State of VR in 2017, and awarded the Heroes of VR in 2016 to ten leading pioneers in the UK.

Catherine is a virtual reality producer and curator, who produced one of the BBC’s first VR documentaries, curates VR for the public and has written on VR for Wired. She specialises in immersive experiences for broad and diverse audiences. Catherine’s most recent project is No Small Talk, a 360 talkshow for the BBC, aimed at millennial women. Catherine also produced Easter Rising: Voice of a Rebel, which has toured festivals globally, showed for six weeks at the National Theatre in London and was described by Broadcast Magazine as ‘genre-defining’.

James Pearce is the Deputy Editor of Global Telecoms Business. Having been working in journalism for many years, James is an accomplished reporter and writer with an in-depth insight into the technology industry.

Karen Jones twenty year publishing and events background that spans commercial and editorial roles at organisations that include News International and financial and legal print publications. Invested in the technologies that may shake the financial sector, Karen is interested in the impact immersive technologies will make in the future.

Deadline

Deadline for entry is August 31. Nominations for all categories are announced September 25. Winners are announced October 10.

Contact

For further information, please contact tom@virtualperceptions.com. Frequently asked questions are answered here.