Dome Fest West is excited to announce a new Metaverse Summer Series event taking place July 8-22, 2022 on the AltspaceVR platform. Come see some of the award-winning films from the 2021 Festival and join other fulldome film enthusiasts from around the world!


Utilizing the power of AltspaceVR's global platform, this event can be joined from anywhere on earth from the comfort of your home. Find out more about the event on the Metaverse Summer Series page. 

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2022 Submissions Are Open 
Until July 22, 2022

Have a fulldome film you're excited to release? Or have you created a fulldome live production within the last ten years? We would love to see your work! Don't miss a chance to have your film seen by Hollywood by submitting your fulldome film or live fulldome presentation today! 

Don't miss your change to see the best fulldome entertainment from around the world at the 2022 Dome Fest West Film Festival taking place on October 6-9, 2022, at the Orange Coast College Planetarium in the Los Angeles area.

Submissions are only accepted through FilmFreeway.

Find out more at FilmFreeway.com/DomeFestWest


Claudio Recabarren Madrid - filmmaker

"I felt at home with the love of all fantastic films, incredible talks, great people and what level of important characters, I love Los Angeles and its capacity for invention with futuristic vision saw me knowing more and happy to verify that our film is part of the future."

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2022 Festival Venue

Orange Coast College Planetarium

2701 Fairview Rd, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

All Dome Fest West 2021 events and screenings will be held on the beautiful campus of Orange Coast College in Coast Mesa, CA. The planetarium there opened in 2019 and features a Digistar 6 system by E&S.

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Dome Fest West is very excited to continue its partnership in the #BestOfEarth fulldome competition for 2022.


This landmark event includes leading Fulldome festivals around the world joining together to

co-present the world’s best fulldome media showcase globally highlighting the best content existing today.


Every film selected to be a part of Dome Fest West's 2022 lineup is automatically entered into the running for a Best of Earth award presented on March 25th, 2023. 

“Someday, in the not too distant future you’ll be able to go to a movie and the movie will be all around you. The movie will be over your head, it will be 360 degrees around you.”

– Steven Spielberg, TIME Magazine


What is

dome fest west?

Dome Fest West is an Immersive Dome Film Festival and Conference taking place in Los Angeles on October 6-9, 2022. More details on the programming, conference events, and COVID protocols will be announced soon. Please check back often for the latest information on this landmark Fulldome media event!

2022 Supporting Sponsors

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Partner Sponsors


Partner Organizations

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COVID-19 &

The Dome Fest West team is actively monitoring the incidence of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in our region. We have been asked how COVID-19 may impact upcoming events including Dome Fest West screenings and conference events. DFW is following guidance from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding large gatherings, including CDC recommendations on preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Attendees must agree to the terms below prior to ticket purchases & event entry. Please note these confirmations will apply to all members of your party before they are allowed to enter the event and to any users of the tickets purchased by you.

By purchasing tickets for this event, attendees confirm that at the time of the event they will have received a negative COVID-19 test within 72-hours of the event, OR be fully vaccinated (14 days past final vaccination shot) against COVID-19. Children under 12 years of age will be required to take a COVID-19 diagnostic test within 72-hours before the event, and will provide proof of negative result to prior to entering the venue.

At this time, our upcoming screenings and conference events will take place as planned. However, this may change rapidly and without much prior warning. If the event is canceled, all submission fees and ticket purchases will be refunded within 30 days of the cancelation announcement. The CDC recommends that people in high-risk groups consult with their healthcare provider about attending any large gathering.

If you do choose to attend Dome Fest West, please keep in mind the CDC recommendations on how to keep yourself and others healthy:​

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available.”