In the frame of “Voilah!” festival in Singapore, the French Embassy, the Institut français of Singapore ,French Audiovisual network in South-East Asia, and Wonda VR will organize the first French-Asian VR Jam, which will be held in Singapore from 24 to 27 April 2017

There is an ongoing revolution in film and storytelling. The ability to create new forms of production, immersive pictures and stories, increase opportunities in all areas of creation (fiction, documentaries, education, home entertainment, etc…)

On the occasion of this French Asian VR Jam, we are inviting all stakeholders, young professionals and students in their final year of university and Schools to come together and share their insights, concerns, needs, vision, through a VR creativity session

(Deadline for submissions: 17 March 2017)

Instructions for submission

The VR Jam “Institut français – WondaVR” is open to all the creative professionals from:
- The audiovisual and the medias (film directors, sound and image technicians …),
- The performing arts (authors, theatre directors, choreographers, scenographers…),
- The digital (developers, graphist artists, game designers…),
- The artistic world (artists, curators, cultural mediation professionals…)
- The industrial trends (Information and communication technologies, brand content, tourism, robotics, aeronautics…)

It is also aimed at teachers, students and researchers who wish to initiate themselves to the conception and the creation of films in VR.


Dates and deadlines

24 February 2017
Call for participation

17 March 2017
Deadline of submission

24 March 2017
Selection of participants by the jury

23 April 2017
Arrival of the participants (ASEAN) & Mentors (France)

VR jam schedule 2017

Day 1
Kick off meeting, team presentation, first writing and storyboarding

Day 2
End of storyboarding and shooting – first editing version

Day 3
Editing end of post-production

Day 4
Presentation and networking “Lunch event” at Pixel Studio Singapore with the Singaporeans new media and digital ecosystem – flight back for participants and mentors (end of the day)

Registration terms and conditions

- Registration is free
- The candidates’ nationality must be from the following ASEAN countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore Thailand, Vietnam)
- Each candidate will have to fill up and submit the form before 17 march 2017
- A jury “organizers and partners” will make the selection of 12 participants : 6 people from Singapore 6 people from ASEAN countries
- Only individual participants – no groups. Team will be composed by the jury, based on profiles
- Materials will be provide by the organization : VR masks, headsets, cameras, mic and editing software license – the participant should provide his laptop
- Flight ticket & stay in the official hotel for the participants from ASEAN will be supported by the organization (no accommodation for Singaporeans)
- The organization take in charge meals (lunch & diner) for all participants during the 3 days of the Jam
- All content produced during the session belong to the organizers and each member of the team
- Organizers and partners of the « Hackathon VR Institut français -WondaVR » are able to broadcast and integrate this content on line support or within apps - names and copyrights must be mention

Contacts and coordination of the program

WondaVR Jam coordination:

.Laura Baudot :

French Embassy – Institut français Singapore:

. Guillaume Duchemin
. Jennifer Kwok