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DOME FEST WEST 2022
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On sale now! Tickets and All-Access Passes for Dome Fest West, the premier event for dome enthusiasts. This is your chance to meet like-minded people and explore the latest in dome technology. With over 47 films, there's something for everyone. See the whole event schedule on our Schedule page. 

Looking for a way to make the most of your Dome Fest West experience? Then you need an All-Access Festival pass! This pass will give you access to all of the film screenings at the festival, all of the keynotes, panels, and workshops, as well as the Opening Night program and the Awards Presentation. Don't forget access to Wisdome Saturday night and all of the afterparties at the festival. Whether you're a movie buff or just looking to expand your horizons, this is the perfect opportunity to make the most out of your time at Dome Fest West.

Just want films films films films? See everything at the festival with our All-Access Screening passes! You'll have the time of your life watching all the great new movies that are debuting. So whether you're a movie buff or just looking for a good time, our all-access screening passes are the way to go. Get your pass today and don't miss a single film! Tickets available now via Eventbrite.


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A New Vision

Aeon

Babel

Ball State University: Star Shorts

Bébé symphonique

Bo & Bub's Cosmic Ride

Cosmonaute 360 - Mission: RESCUE

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Earth | Tree | Sky

EÓN

From Mines to Metropolis

Future Ruhr

Ginófitas

Grandmas House

Haze

In The Province Of The Mind

Introductory Econometrics

Kitz the Cat's Supermoon Adventure

Lands of the Americas

Last Whispers

Lockdown Dreamscape

Natural Frequency

Ocean Odyssey

One Love

Patch of Magic

Phosphene

Printing Momentum

Prudence DeVelliere

SALZ

Sèmes

Serengeti

Setswana Proverbs

Silkroadia

Sounds of the Ocean

Star Children In The Realm Of Unlimited Possibility

Star Dreaming

Swarm

Syntropie

The Inner Island

The Jungle Rhythm

The triple dream of the little boy

WAYHA

We Are Guardians

Witching Sticks

Worlds of Ice

Volunteer at Dome Fest West

Want to join our superstar team? If you are 18 years of age or older, we want you to join the volunteer team at Dome Fest West, where you can be part of the first dedicated fulldome film festival in North America.  Benefits include an All-Access Festival pass, a DFW t-shirt, and the chance to work with a fantastic team of immersive cinema enthusiasts!

 

We invite you to visit our page on SignUp.com and volunteer for a shift using the button below. 

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 2022 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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#bestofearth

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

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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!

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2022 Festival Judges

Carolyn Petersen

Carolyn Collins Petersen is CEO of Loch Ness Productions and a member of IMERSA's Board of Directors. She has written more than 65 fulldome shows, and is an accomplished science writer with seven books, and several major astronomy exhibitions in the U.S. and China to her name.

Carolyn partnered with composer Mark C. Petersen (of 

GEODESIUM fame) to create their production company, which also offers distribution for fulldome titles as well as a streaming service. For IMERSA, she is instrumental in policy decisions and event planning, including this year's Summit in Montreal, as well as a series of virtual Summits held during the height of the pandemic.

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Monica Bolles

Monica Bolles is a digital artist, audio engineer, and composer who brings together a curiosity of emerging technologies, science, and immersive design to create space for the exploration of human experience in an ever evolving and transforming world. She has been creating content for fulldome, immersive theaters, and spatial audio arrays since 2011 when she first gained access to her local planetarium. She is both a technician, an artist, and a commentator in her fields.

Monica is on the IMERSA advisory board, co-founder of The Dome Tour, and co-host of the Immersive Audio Podcast. She has produced and presented works that have been exhibited in the 140-channel speaker array at the Cube at Virginia Tech, the IMERSA Fulldome Summit, and the Conference of World Affairs, among others.

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Brianna Amore

Brianna Amore is a 3D designer and animator who has worked with domes for over almost 20 years. Her first experiences came from running chill stages and organizing electronic music festivals in Western Canada where she discovered the power of the circular format in creating meaningful and engaging musical and healing experiences.

 

From then on she was hooked and in 2013 she moved to Los Angeles to create fulldome content with some of the top names in the entertainment and music industry. After making a name for herself by being one of the animators on Mesmerica, she went on to direct and animate The Journey which won the Audience Choice Award at DomeFestWest 2021.

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COVID-19 &
DOME FEST WEST 2022

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.”