Over the years, the SAT Fest followed what was known as an avant-garde discipline as it perfected itself and pushed new creative limits by incorporating digital design, visual arts, video games, VJing, live-coding and sound arts into new narrative forms.
The next edition will be held in 2024 in a completely renovated dome and will once again showcase emerging and established talents from the fulldome scene through a week-long program of immersive short films, previews, with the presence of local and international artists.
Beyond official selection, several awards will be attributed to the best film in each category:
The projects awarded during SAT Fest will be offered an opportunity to join our compilation of SAT Fest 2024 films, screened in the Satosphere and multiple partner venues.
To submit a film, create a FilmFreeway account and use the submission form.
The SAT Fest is open to all kind of short artistic DOME FILMS, including:
– Animation (traditional or digital)
– Video art
– Immersive sound
– Narrative or non-narrative
– Documentary films
The SAT Fest is a FULLDOME FILM festival. Only dome short films will be considered (no VR or rectangular formats). To know more about fulldome format, please check the guide below.
The call for immersive films is open until October 22nd, 2023. Submissions are free.
► SEE THE GUIDE (PDF)
From the outset, the SAT Fest has been all about experimentation, innovation, collaboration and artistic creativity. We’re looking for short films that demonstrate an interest in and mastery of the immersive medium, while offering audiences a rich and original collective experience.
Certain categories, such as educational, scientific, corporate and youth films, are not covered by this call for submissions. However, these submissions may be considered by our jury according to their artistic relevance.
We recommend that only complete and finalized projects be submitted. Excerpts, drafts and trailers will not be considered.
Registrations for SAT Fest 2024 will be open between June 15th, 2023 and October 22nd, 2023.
The selected projects will be notified during the Fall 2023.
The SAT Fest a FULLDOME FILM festival. Only dome short films will be considered (no VR or rectangular formats). To know more about fulldome format, please check the guide. Multichannel audio is highly encouraged. Screeners must be downloadable.
Society for Arts and Technology [SAT]
Founded in 1996, the Society for Arts and Technology [SAT] is a non-profit organization dedicated to digital culture. With its triple mission as a center for the arts, training and research, the SAT is a gathering space for diverse talent, curiosity, and knowledge. It is recognized internationally for its active, leading role in developing technologies for immersive creation, mixed realities and telepresence. The Society for Arts and Technology is a place of collective learning that holds the promise of exploring technology to infuse it with more meaning, magic and humanity.
The first permanent immersive environment dedicated to artistic creation and visualization activities, this dome forms a 360° spherical projection screen. A new vehicle for the creation of tangible, all-encompassing human experiences, the Satosphere places the audience at the heart of audiovisual works.