Frameless Labs Festival@LSI Now Accepting Submissions

Frameless Labs Festival Fall 2017

Submissions of 360 Film/VR/AR/Digital performance projects are now being accepted for the inaugural Frameless Labs festival at Light and Sound Interactive being held in Rochester, NY September 12-14, 2017.

The focus of the festival is to showcase emerging frameless media and their ability to open windows to limitless applications for storytelling.  Held alongside the Light and Sound Interactive conference, accepted creators will be able to show their work before industry and public audiences.

Frameless Labs and MAGIC would like to invite a range of projects that push the limits of immersive experience through innovative use of technology, storytelling or artistic expression.

Submission closing date: July 20th

Notification of Acceptance: August 7th

Submission entry form:


If you would like to submit please read the following Official Submission Guidelines:

  • The festival will review and accept completed projects, prototypes or works in progress.
  • With the submission, provide a brief description of how the project is innovative or unique.  (300 word maximum)
  • There is No Entry fee to submit!
  • As this is an emerging medium, submissions cannot all fit within one standard.
    • 360 Film
      • Submission format: 360 video uploaded to Youtube as a private link.
      • Mono or Stereo content accepted
      • Spatial audio is preferred but not required
      • Minimum resolution 3840×1920
      • Final selected 360 videos must be submitted as a 4K or 8K .MP4 file
    • Other Immersive Formats ( AR/VR interactive experiences and games):
      • Submit a youtube video highlighting the experience as well as a description of the deliverable format (Application for Android, IOS, Gear, Oculus, Vive, other).  
        • A link to a downloadable version of the experience/project.
    • Digital performance
      • Submit: a video uploaded to Youtube as a private link
      • Description of the performance, details of any special requirements

Accepted work: All entries accepted as selections will be eligible for final awards.

  • Best VR/AR game
  • Best 360/VR/AR documentary
  • Best 360 film
  • Best Performance
  • Audience Choice

Note: There are no submission fees. We will have PCs available for projects to use and security. However, all accepted projects must bring their own VR/AR equipment.

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