Halo Awards 2020

HALO AWARDS 2020

The Halo Award or Halo’s is an award for AR, VR, and MR projects. Halo’s goal is to shine a special light on outstanding European works, performances, projects and the creative people that produced them.

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Despite the challenging circumstances we find ourselves in, with VRDays 6- New Horizons happening online, Halo Awards 2020 will continue to shine and recognise creative minds in the VR/AR community. The digital ceremony takes place on November 6th, and is available online via Laval Virtual World

Gathering AR & VR Creatives

The Halo Awards are for AR, VR, and MR projects. Halo’s goal is to shine a special light on outstanding European works, performances, projects and the creative people that produced them. The works will be rewarded with a Gold, Silver or Bronze Halo.

Each year one ‘Diamond Halo’ will be given to the best among the Golden Halo’s, and there will be an audience vote for the ‘Heavenly Halo’.

The Halo Awards’ ambition is to set the standard for quality works and to unite the VR, AR, and MR community in passion, excellence, and innovation.

Show us what you got! And compete with other creatives in the AR/VR community in 10 different categories!

  • Application Deadline: October 15, 2020
  • Awards Ceremony: November 4, 2020

Selection

Participation: Participants will enter the Awards through our application form.

Nomination: Excellent works are nominated by the crème de la crème of the VR/AR/MR world in a round of nominations where they will be notified if they got in.

The Halo Awards’ ambition is to set the standard for quality works and to unite the VR, AR, and MR community in passion, excellence, and innovation.

Winners: A specialised jury of industry experts will assign prizes and announce the winners during the Awards Night.

People’s vote: The audience will vote online for the ‘Heavenly Halo’.

CATEGORIES

Awards will be awarded in the following categories, Note that you can enter in a maximum of 3 categories with the same entry.

Business

  • Best Training Application
  • Best Co-Working Application
  • Best Industrial Application

Science

  • Best Education Application
  • Best Therapy Application
  • Best Research Application

Art

  • Best Non-fiction
  • Best Fiction
  • Best Game

Special New Horizons Award

The Jury

The Halo Awards will be judged by the brightest minds in VR, AR, and MR.

Winners

Winners will be announced at the VR Days 2020 Award Night on Wednesday, November 4.

Fee

The application for The Halo Awards costs €216.

Please keep in mind that entries after October 15th will be dismissed.

And note that

  • Joining the Halo Awards will give access to the closing Award show only.
  • Participants can buy tickets with a discount. Contact morgan@vrdays.co for more information.
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HALO AWARDS 2019 Gold Winners

Spatial CT Viewer Centre for Innovation
Leiden University
Best Applied (Healthcare/Enterprise)
A HoloLens application focused on enhancing medical students’ understanding of the spatial relations between 2D CT scans and 3D anatomical structures of the human body.
Arizona Sunshine LBVR
Live Bait Vertigo Games
Best Location-based VR
LB VR Edition, offers an untethered, warehouse-scale VR experience that transports up to four players straight into the heart of a zombie apocalypse. Jump in guns blazing or operate together tactically with your friends – it all depends on your play style and what your mission requires.
The Scream
Cinétévé Experience
Best Non-fiction
Based on the painting, The Scream VR carries the user away to explore the painter’s obsessions and work. This interactive and sensory virtual- reality experience unfolds in three chapters, presenting a unique interpretation of the Expressionist masterpiece.
Cosmos Within US
Satore Studio & Satore Tech
Best Creative Accomplishment (Audio/Visual/UX)
Cosmos Within Us is a daring storytelling experiment blurring the boundaries between VR and performance. Through a combination of state of the art technologies, immersive soundscapes, scent, and touch, the piece explores the intricate connection between memory and the senses.
7 Lives
Red Corner
Best Fictional Work
Tokyo, an anonymous person jumps in front of the subway. His or her soul rises from the rails. On the platform, all people who witnessed the scene are under shock. It revived a painful memory the soul will have to get inside to find peace.
Death Lap
OZWE Games
Best Game
Captured by a maniac, you are thrown into a deadly TV show where you must race and battle other drivers to win your freedom. Ride devious tracks, shoot your enemies, dare to jump, perform drifts, execute stunts, navigate traps, fight to survive, and drive on these wheels and bullets madness..
Spatial CT Viewer Centre for Innovation
Leiden University
Best University Project
A HoloLens application focused on enhancing medical students’ understanding of the spatial relations between 2D CT scans and 3D anatomical structures of the human body.

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