VR Awards 2019
Highlights, Media and Extras from 2019
Watch the 2019 Highlights
The VR Awards brings together top executives and pioneers from across the world every year, rolling out the red carpet award and providing a platform for recognising the very best talent in the immersive industry.
The VR Awards 2019, as per tradition, greeted over 300 international delegates dressed in black tie. As they arrived for the evening’s events, guests were treated to a complimentary glass of bubbly and had the opportunity to network before the official opening speeches and the night began.
The VR Awards 2019 ceremony started with an incredible celebration of how far VR has come, and what immersion and XR means to our incredible set of VR Awards judges.
Accenture VR Lifetime Achievement Award
The third annual VR Awards meant a brand new category. Sponsored by Accenture, the Accenture VR Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates an individual with an outstanding contribution to virtual reality, this year, it was awarded to John Carmack.
Creamed parsnip soup, honey & pecorino tortelloni, cumin oil, pickled parsnip, parsnip crisps.
Tomato, aubergine and basil tian, tomato tartare, charred aubergine puree, tomato mousse, aubergine crisp, basil puree. (V)
Game sausage roll, chestnut mash, braised Brussel sprouts, broccoli stalks, toasted chestnut, redcurrant jus.
Vegetarian Main Dish
Butternut fondant, wild mushroom & spring onion fricassee, red lentil dahl, spiced spinach, onion sauce, butternut crisps.
Orange and lemon tart, mandarin gel, mandarin sorbet and citrus salad.
In 2019, Foxdog took to the stage and put our audience of experts to the test in an interactive robotic comedy set. Throughout the set, attendees worked together to create a cocktail from their seats using mobile controls.
The Award Ceremony
This year saw 13 winners take to the stage to accept their trophies and celebrate industry successes with other finalists. Highlights included the first presentation of the Accenture Lifetime Achievement Award to John Carmack, and the premiere of Doctor Who: Edge of Time.
The Accenture VR Lifetime Achievement Award
Consulting CTO, Oculus VR
A Fisherman’s Tale by Innerspace VR & ARTE France
VR Game of the Year
VR Healthcare of the Year
Oasis Pocket Adventure: The Infrunite Slide by Backlight, Orangina Suntory & Marcel
VR Marketing of the Year
Innovative VR Company of the Year
The 100% – Maggie’s Story by Springbok Entertainment
VR Social Impact Award
War Remains by MWM Immersive & Flight School Studio
Out-of-Home VR Entertainment of the Year
Quest by Oculus
VR Hardware of the Year
Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Series – Episode I by ILMxLAB & Oculus Studios
VR Experience of the Year
VR Enterprise Solution of the Year
VIROO: Virtualware Immersive Room by Virtualware
Wolves in the Walls: It’s All Over by Fable Studio, Third Rail Projects & Oculus Story Studio
VR Film of the Year
Working at Height by Vodafone & Make Real
VR Education and Training of the Year
The After Party
Before the night comes to a close, the afterparty is your last chance to celebrate a triumphant year in VR. Featuring exclusive demos, music and a luxuruious lounge and open bar for VIPs.
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