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Get Ready for Dome Fest West 2024

Record High Submissions Received for This Year's Event!

Dome Fest West 2024 is gearing up to be an event of epic proportions that you won't forget. This year, we've been blown away by the record-breaking number of submissions from our ever-growing creator community, who have truly outdone themselves in pushing the boundaries of immersive cinema.

To celebrate this milestone and the extraordinary creativity of our contributors, we're offering a generous $50 discount on All-Access Passes. But, act quickly! This offer is only valid until our Official Film Selections are announced on February 28th. You won't want to miss out on this fantastic opportunity to save big while securing your spot at the forefront of cinematic innovation.

Get ready to join the immersive film revolution this May! Secure your discounted pass today and save while immersing yourself in the future of cinema.

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2024 Submissions
Are Closed

Our heartfelt thanks to all artists who submitted their work for Dome Fest West 2024. The call for submissions has ended and we're excited to have received a record number of entries. This reflects the growing enthusiasm within the immersive creator community and the evolving landscape of immersive storytelling.

Thanks to all submitters. Your contributions are vital to making Dome Fest West a key event for immersive storytellers to connect, exchange ideas, and celebrate immersive cinema. Stay tuned for festival updates.


2024 Festival Venue


University of Colorado Boulder

2414 Regent Dr, Boulder, CO 80309

We are thrilled to announce that the 2024 Dome Fest West film festival will be held at the historic Fiske Planetarium in Boulder. This venue is not just a place, it's a testament to the rich tapestry of educational and cinematic history, seamlessly blending the concrete with the abstract. The planetarium, renowned for its state-of-the-art 8K digital projection, offers an immersive viewing experience like no other.


As we step into this next chapter of the festival, we remain committed to fostering a space where filmmakers can showcase their work in an environment that amplifies their creativity and vision. The Fiske Planetarium, with its advanced technology, aligns perfectly with this commitment, pushing the boundaries of the cinematic experience. We look forward to welcoming you to this iconic venue for a celebration of film that promises to be unforgettable.

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Congratulations to all the winners of the Best of Earth fulldome competition in 2023! Dome Fest West was proud to be a part of this landmark event, showcasing the best fulldome media from around the world. We hope that all of you enjoyed the showcase and that it inspired you to continue creating amazing content for fulldome.


We are also excited to announce that the Best of Earth competition will be returning in 2025. We look forward to seeing even more incredible fulldome productions and celebrating the achievements of the winners.

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."

What is

dome fest west?

Dome Fest West is a unique film festival and conference based in Los Angeles, dedicated to the innovative field of immersive media and fulldome films. It stands as the only such festival in the U.S., creating an exclusive platform for filmmakers, planetarium directors, and immersive media vendors to come together, network, and showcase their work.

Dome Fest West is also a founding member of the Best of Earth fulldome competition, a global event that highlights the best in fulldome media.

“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

2024 Festival Sponsors

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Partner Organizations

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