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Attention all immersive filmmakers! 

This is your chance to turn $5 into $5,000 for your next project!
Competition Overview:


The Dome Fest West 2024 $5,000 Pitch Competition is designed to uncover and showcase exceptional fulldome film ideas. It offers aspiring immersive creators a platform to pitch their concepts and compete for a minimum distribution guarantee of $5,000 from Hubblo.


Who Should Apply:

  • Budding and established fulldome filmmakers from all backgrounds and nationalities.

  • Filmmakers who have unique, innovative, and feasible fulldome film ideas that can be completed within 12 months.

  • International submissions are welcome, but pitches must be presented in English.


Pitch Competition Highlights:
  • Finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas live at the Fiske Planetarium during the Dome Fest West film festival.

  • Each finalist will have up to 4 minutes to deliver a professional, informative, and authoritative pitch on stage.

  • After the pitch, the finalists will have up to 5 minutes for follow-up questions from our panel of esteemed judges.

  • Full use of the Fiske Planetarium projection system for visual aids is encouraged to enhance the presentations. 

The clock is ticking, and the immersive film industry waits for no one.
Following a format similar to popular TV shows like Shark Tank and Dragons' Den, finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their projects live at the festival.


They will present their ideas to a panel of industry experts and celebrity judges. Imagine the excitement of having your story analyzed and praised by industry experts, the chance to connect with potential investors, and the valuable feedback on your pitch from our esteemed panel of judges. This is more than just a competition - it's a launch pad for your career, offering promotional opportunities that extend far beyond the contest itself. Submissions are now open through February 2nd - don't miss your chance at achieving stardom!

Submit your pitch before the deadline and grab this golden opportunity to make your cinematic dreams come true. We may open the door, but it's your creativity and passion that will keep you in the room. Whether you're an established director or a rising star, the $5K Pitch Competition is your platform to shine. Act now, and let the world see your story through your lens!


  • OCTOBER 23, 2023 - Submissions Open

  • FEBRUARY 2, 2024 - Final Deadline

  • MARCH 4, 2024 - Finalists Announced

  • MARCH 29, 2024 - Finalists must confirm attendance for Live Pitch Competition

  • MAY 4, 2024 - Live Pitch Competition and Winner announced at Dome Fest West 2024

Got Questions?

Do you have questions about the pitch competition process? Are you unsure about what your pitch should include? Visit our comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions section. It's designed to anticipate your questions and provide immediate answers.

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