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ANIDOX: VR Award, 24-27 Sep 2020

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
24 September 2020 - 27 September 2020
Viborg, Denmark
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Event Description
ANIDOX and Viborg Animation Festival, have initiated a new award scheme – ANIDOX:VR Award, which distinctively addresses factual and visual storytelling in emerging media/VR. Awards include a cash prize and a residency grant for development of new works 

Viborg Animation Festival, as well as the ANIDOX:VR Award is produced and organised by The Animation Workshop, Viborg Denmark. 

2020 Award Coverage

ANIDOX:VR Awards -  factual and visual storytelling in emerging media/VR. (Viborg Animation Festival: 24-27 September 2020)

This year - in the heart of Viborg, Gallery NB will host ANIDOX:VR Awards exhibition as part of Viborg Animation Festival. ANIDOX:VR is an exciting international showcase and a key player in the documentary and VR landscape.
The jury awards the most outstanding VR experience a cash prize and the most innovative work, a residency at The Animation Workshop / Open Workshop - for the development of new work.


  • Hush by Vibeke Bryld, Final cut for real, DK (12 min.)
  • Minimum Mass by Raqi Syed and Areito Echevarria, Floreal films FR/NZ (20 min.)
  • Missing Pictures: Birds of Prey by Clément Deneux, Atlas V (8 min.)
  • The Dawn of Art by Pierre Zandrowic, Atlas V, FR (10. min.)

Watch the trailers:

ANIDOX:VR Seminar programme (both live and online event): 24 September 2020

13:00 - 15:00 Seminar / Meet the makers:
Uri Kranot moderates a talk about VR animated docs and immersive storytelling,

Guests and jury panel:
> Simon Løvind, Commissioner for Games and multimedia, Danish Film Institute (DK)
> Yves Nougarède, Programmer, Annecy Int. Animation Festival (FR)
 Martina Scarpelli, Filmmaker (IT/DK)

Q&A with the team of Hush: Vibeke Bryld, Director / Maria Kristensen, Producer / Lars Hemmingsen, Lead artist

Exhibition Opening hours:
Following COVID regulations – Advance sign up required
Get your tickets (free) here

Fri. 25/09/2020 10:00 – 18:00
Sat. 26/09/2020 10:00 – 18:00
Sun. 27/09/2020 10:00 – 14:00


2019 Award Coverage

The winners of the first ever ANIDOX:VR Awards:

  • Best Immersive work (1000 €): *The Scream* (Sandra Paugam and Charles Ayats / Cineteve)
  • Innovative storytelling (Residency): *Another dream* (Tamara Shogaolu / Ado Ato pictures)
  • Jury and expert panel: Klara Grunning (Swedish Film Institute), Simon Løvind (Danish Film Institute), Uri Kranot (ANIDOX) and Monica Hellström (Final cut for Real). 

In Competition:
Ayahuasca Kosmik Journey - 2019 / 18 Min / France, Luxemburg, Director: Jan Kounen, Production: Atlas V, a_BAHN, Small
Accused # 2 Walter Sisulu -  2018 /15 min. / france, Director: Nicolas Champeaux and Gilles Porte, Production: La générale de production
Homestay -  2018 / 15 min / Canada
Directors: Paisley Smith, Jam3 and the NFB Digital Studio, Production: National Film Board of CanadaAnother dream - 2019 / 20 Min. / Netherlands Directors: Tamara Shogaolu , Production: Ado Ato pictures
The Scream - 2018 / 15 Min. / France Directors: Sandra Paugam and Charles Ayats, Production: Fabienne Servan Schreiber and David Bigiaoui

Out of competition
Songbird VR Instalaltion – 2018 / 10 Min. / United Kingdom/ Denmark Directors: Lucy Greenwell / Michelle & Uri Kranot



Event Dates

  • From 24 September 2020 to 27 September 2020
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