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Embark on a visionary exploration of fulldome innovations at the US's premier immersive film festival.

Visionary Artist Android Jones to Deliver Keynote at DFW24

Join us for an inspiring presentation Friday, May 3rd, by artist Android Jones on his immersive works and creating the future of fulldome experiences.

 

Dome Fest West 2024 is thrilled to announce that the renowned immersive artist and digital animator, Android Jones, will be our keynote speaker. His presentation taking place at 5pm local time Friday, titled "Creating the next Century of Fulldome Experiences", promises an inspiring journey into the evolution and future of fulldome media.

Jones is celebrated for his work in creating breathtaking fulldome films and for his pioneering efforts in the field of immersive media. His keynote will not only delve into his personal experiences, challenges, and triumphs, but also provide attendees with valuable insights into the creation of fulldome content. This exploration will be framed by the festival's focus on creators, emphasizing that the future of immersive cinema is in the hands of artists.

Whether you're an aspiring fulldome filmmaker, a seasoned industry professional, or simply passionate about immersive media, this keynote is an unparalleled opportunity to enrich your understanding and contribute to shaping the future of the fulldome cinema industry.

Secure your Festival Pass today to make sure you have a seat for this groundbreaking keynote presentation at Dome Fest West 2024!

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2024 OFFICIAL SELECTIONS

PITCH COMPETITION FINALISTS

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2024 PASSES & TICKETS

With our All-Access Pass, enjoy a four-day journey at Dome Fest West. This pass includes entry to all 12 fulldome film screenings with 55 films, keynote by Android Jones, discussion panels, opening and closing ceremonies, nightly mixers, and meals on Friday to Sunday.

For cinema enthusiasts short on time, our Individual Program Tickets offer a snapshot of fulldome films' magic at the Fiske Planetarium. Experience handpicked film selections that showcase immersive storytelling at its best. It's a quick, yet enriching dive into fulldome cinema, perfect for both newcomers and aficionados.

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2024 PROGRAM

Don't wait any longer! Check out the newly released schedule for Dome Fest West 2024 and start planning your immersive journey today. With a lineup spanning Sonic Visions, Cosmic Frontiers, and Visionary Realms, there's something for everyone.

 

Whether you're a music aficionado, a space enthusiast, a tech geek, or an art lover, you'll find films and experiences that resonate with you. This is more than just a festival; it's an opportunity to learn, discover, and be inspired. So, dive in, explore the schedule, and secure your tickets now. Experience the magic of Dome Fest West and join us in celebrating the transformative power of immersive cinema.

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."

2024 FESTIVAL VENUE

FISKE PLANETARIUM

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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What is

dome fest west?

Dome Fest West is a unique film festival and nonprofit organization, 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.

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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.

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“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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