Dome Under Fulldome Festival

The Melbourne Planetarium is pleased to invite you to participate in the Dome Under Fulldome Festival, the first ever Fulldome Film Festival in Australia. The festival will take place at the Melbourne Planetarium 8–9 February 2020. 

Dome Under Fulldome Film Festival February 2020 project on the dome of the Melbourne Planetarium
Melbourne Planetarium

The two-day film festival will be a celebration of the fulldome film format and it will promote the medium to a wider audience.  The festival is independent and open to contributions from all around the world.

Program

Announced 16 December

Tickets Price
Festival Pass AUD$100
Day Pass AUD$60
Single Session Tickets (To be released) AUD$20

Submissions

The Dome Under Festival is the first fulldome festival in Australia.  It will showcase recent fulldome productions from around the world to an audience comprising planetarium professionals, fulldome filmmakers and the public.  This festival will be a celebration of the fulldome film format and it will promote the medium to a wider audience.  The festival is independent and open to contributions from all around the world.

Filmmakers, producers and distributors may apply to present full-length feature shows or short films (including student works) All films entered into the festival must have been completed on or after 1 January 2019.  All films will be curated and nominated for screening at the festival.  A Pre-selection Committee will determine which films will be screened at the festival and included into the Festival Competition.  An independent Festival Jury will then award the following prizes:

  • Best Astronomy Education
  • Best Narrative
  • Best Experimental
  • Best Short
  • Best Student Work

The festival is comprised of two parts, the Festival Competition (8–9 February 2020) and the Best of the Fest (10 February–1 March).  The Best of Fest sessions will include one screening each weekday, and eight screenings each weekend of a selection of the best films from the festival (as selected by the Pre-Selection Committee).

Key Dates

4 October: Submissions Open

29 November: Submissions Close

16 December: Announcement of final program

10 January: Deadline to receive all films

8–9 February: Dome Under Fulldome Festival

Sponsors

The Dome Under Fulldome Festival would like to thank the following sponsors for their generous support:

Gold Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Supporting Partner

Become a sponsor

The Melbourne Planetarium invites you to participate as a sponsor and/or exhibitor at the festival.  Interested in becoming a sponsor of the Dome Under Fulldome Festival?

Contacts

Melbourne Planetarium
Scienceworks Museum
2 Booker Street
Spotswood VIC 3015
AUSTRALIA

Email: [email protected]

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