4th edition — from June 9th to 13th, 2021
on site / online / on virtual platform
For general public and for professionals, on site (in the heart of Paris) or remotely (from all over the world), the 4th edition of NewImages Festival – with the support of the Africa2020 Season – continued to explore new frontiers and imaginary worlds, challenging tomorrow’s experiences and storytelling and making the best of immersive creation accessible for everyone
✔ On site: at the Forum des images and other venues in the heart of Paris
✔ Remotely: an online access and a brand-new virtual platform
✔ All this – of course – in strict accordance with the health measures
✔ The best recent immersive experiences, including many exclusives
✔ Original creations: mapping, 180 videos on LED screen and AR photo exhibitions
✔ Concerts and performances
✔ Industry Days (June 9th to 11th): talks, workshops, networking, official competition
✔ XR Financing Market, a co-production market for XR creations
✔ Creation residencies (Taiwan, South Africa)
Les nouveautés 2021
XR3, a virtual exhibition
XR3 Exhibition co-curated by Cannes XR, the New Images Festival and Tribeca Festival. XR3 is an unique virtual exhibition to make the three selections accessible to as many people as possible!
Saison Africa2020 honored
Virtual reality, concerts, 180 videos, augmented photographies, mapping…
The festival honored the new talents of African creation, whose emancipatory works play with archetypes.
Original creations were presented
A video mapping on Saint-Eustache church, an excursion to the heart of the pyramids of Sudan, time-lapse portraits of African cities or an exhibition combining augmented reality and poetry…
Hosted by the Forum des images (a cultural institution subsidized by Paris City Hall), NewImages Festival was born in January 2018, when the Paris Virtual Film Festival (created in June 2016) and l Love Transmédia (launched in 2011) merged into a single entity.