VRINN Awards

VRINN Awards is back! Promoting Norwegian VR/AR creators and solutions. This call is open for projects developed between January 2014 and October 2022.

The VRINN AWARDS recognize outstanding virtual reality or augmented reality projects and their creators.

Competitions

BEST 360 FILM 

The award for best 360 Film is awarded to 360 films with excellent and creative use of 360 as a medium. 

Nominees:

  • Fabrice Schnoller/Bergen Akvariet  - Anima, "Friends First"

  • Trygg-Grunn AS - Kampen om Nordlandsbanen - Operasjon Rype 1945

  • Lina Reinsbakken -  NORN vol.1 -The 9 Daughters of RAN

BEST XR EXPERIENCE FOR EDUCATION

Nominees:

  • Connect the Dots - Medical training in VR 

  • Nagelld as - Spawn

  • Sonat Consulting AS / Fagbokforlaget Vigmostad & Bjørke AS - PULS - A VR/360 solution for training in first aid at VG2 Health and Education

The award for Best XR Experience for Education is awarded to an educational XR experience developed for or in the education sector or for educating professionals in enterprise or as an independent production made publicly available.

Submissions should demonstrate how their experience solves a problem or improve on challenges used in a traditional educational practice in a novel way. User studies or research should document positive impacts on the end users.
Projects should emphasize good XR user experience design including onboarding, navigation and interaction.

BEST XR STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Submission criteria:

  • Innovation and creativity

  • Storytelling (if applicable)

The award for Best XR Student Experience is awarded to a Norwegian student or an international student studying in Norway that has produced an XR experience during their education at a post high school institution. The student project should show a technical or UX innovation or compelling storytelling or creative execution.

BEST XR HEALTH EXPERIENCE

The Best Health Experience award goes to an XR experience that improves health or healthcare professionals with the use of XR.

  • Nominees:

  • Snow XR and Vestre Viken HF - Ambulance commander in XR

  • Real Training AS - VR fire training

  • Connect the Dots - CTD Health

  • Fornix AS - Enabling exposure therapy anywhere and any time

BEST XR TRAINING SIMULATOR

The award for best XR simulator for training simulator is awarded to a simulator 

intended to train employees within a sector, both public and private.

Nominees:

  • Connect the Dots - Medical training in VR 

  • Real Training AS - VR fire training

  • Making View - ASKO Hedmark 

  • Snow XR - Trauma patient in XR for ambulance personnel

BEST VIRTUAL PRODUCTION

Virtual production (VP) is “a broad term” referring to the unique intersection of physical and digital filmmaking. VP blends video game technology with filmmaking techniques into the pre-production and production process.

Submission criteria:

  • Innovative use of Game / Real Time Engine

  • Production has been screened publically

  • Virtual production has added significant value to the storytelling

The award for best use of Virtual Production is awarded to the Virtual Production that uses cutting edge technology to convey a story. Virtual Productions are productions that use Real Time engines where digital elements blend with the real world.

We accept live broadcast, movies / short films, art installations, architectural visualizations , and VP for previous productions.

Participants/companies may submit multiple projects, however, each project submitted must be an individual award application to be judged independently.

BEST XR PROTOTYPE / DEMO

The Best XR prototype/demo award highlights those with small resources who want to show a great idea or concept

Nominees:

  • Nagelld as - Spawn

  • Fornix AS - Enabling exposure therapy anywhere and any time

  • Snow XR and Vestre Viken HF - Ambulance commander in XR

  • Fynd Reality - Interactive exhibition of all-terrain vehicle

JURY AWARD

The award for best 360 Film is awarded to 360 films with excellent and creative use of 360 as a medium. 

Nominees:

  • Lumi Labs AB - LingoLooper

  • Substansfilm/ Ellen Lande - Munch's digital Garden AR

  • Barncancerfonden / DVA Studio / IVAR Studios - Protonresan

  • AYCE - FERD  VR VIKING ACTION GAME

Northern XR Award

Northern XR Award is an award that is open to countries in the Nordics, such as Iceland, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland.

Nominees:

  • Lumi Labs AB - LingoLooper

  • Substansfilm/ Ellen Lande - Munch's digital Garden AR

  • Barncancerfonden / DVA Studio / IVAR Studios - Protonresan

  • AYCE - FERD  VR VIKING ACTION GAME