50th Annual

Nashville Film Festival

October 03, 2019 to October 12, 2019


VR & 360 Film Competition


Deadlines & Entry Fees

All fees will be charged in U.S. Dollar

Online Services Offered
Entry Form
Fee Payment
Press Kit
Submission Copy
Earlybird Deadline
September 30, 2018
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 40.00 35.00
Regular Deadline
February 28, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 50.00 45.00
Late Deadline
April 30, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 65.00 60.00
WAB Extended Deadline
May 31, 2019
Regular Discounted
Standard Fee 75.00 70.00

Discounted fees apply to projects with pre-purchased Discount Packs, on entry fees greater than 30.00.

Category Details

Approximately July 10, 2019

Information not provided.

Projects completed after January 1, 2018

Projects may originate from anywhere in the world

No premiere requirement

Projects may have distribution

Submission & Exhibition Format Requirements

  Secure Online Screener

Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List

Virtual Reality (VR)
  Oculus Rift
  360° Video (Gear VR / Google Cardboard)
  Samsung Gear VR with Controller

Subtitled Dubbed Dialog List

Press Kit Requirements

Information not provided.

Prizes & Awards

This category is a competition.

Grand Jury Prize
Cash Award Value: 500 U.S. Dollar

Category Rules

--All submissions must be made digitally through WithoutABox.com.

-- Platforms: All submissions must be able to be experienced via one of the following platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Samsung VR, or Google Cardboard.

-- If released, all experiences must have download link submitted to NashFilm AND a submission form filled out on FilmFreeway for submission to be considered complete.

-- If pre-released, all experiences must have file submitted to NashFilm’s cloud drive AND a submission form filled out on FilmFreeway for submission to be considered complete.

-- Work in Progress: Entries do not need to be submitted in their finished form by the submission date, however the final form must be completed and submitted to NashFilm by August 15, 2019. We cannot guarantee that the finished copy will be watched if a work in progress is submitted. We encourage you to only submit works in progress if submitting close to the final deadline.

-- Original Content: All entries submitted to the Nashville Film Festival (NashFilm) VR & 360 Film Competition must be original works by the applicant. By submitting to this competition, you are attesting that this work is yours and that you have the authority to submit this work to the Nashville Film Festival and agree to all of the rules of the competition and the festival as a whole.

-- Revisions: NashFilm considers all entries to be complete. You may send in revisions after an initial or work-in-progress has been submitted, but the revised copy will only be used going forward. Any scoring already complete will remain the same, based on the initial submission.

-- Language: All submissions will be assessed by English speakers. If submission is in a language other than English and speech is necessary for the experience, subtitles or other means of speech translation will be required.

-- Liability: We cannot accept responsibility for loss, damage or additional charges incurred en route, or due to normal wear and tear, or due to equipment failure. Do NOT send original prints or master copies. Additionally, NashFilm is held harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity or review of any experience.

-- Shipping: Any costs of shipping must be paid by the entrant. All international entries must be sent with all transportation charges, duties, and taxes prepaid by the shipper.

-- NashFilm employees, including seasonal staff, board members, sponsors, and their immediate families, are not eligible to submit in any category to this competition.

NOTE: By submitting your VR or 360 experience, you are giving permission for the Nashville Film Festival to showcase your work at the festival and for promotional purposes.

-- If you have any questions, please contact us by emailing 2019entries@nashfilm.org and include in the subject line: “VR Inquiry”