The 70th Annual Emmy Awards are nearly here, and the nomination list is out. Seven pieces of VR content have made the cut, including big names such as Rick And Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (2017), Coco VR (2017), Blade Runner 2049: Memory Lab (2017), and Spider-Man Homecoming VR Experience (2017) to name a few.
VR games, experiences and 360 video have found their way into two categories in particular—’Outstanding Original Interactive Program’ and ‘Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within A Scripted Program’.
The list below highlights VR content represented in both categories. Check out the full list here, which includes all other nominees.
The Emmy Awards will air live on NBC Monday, September 17th at 8PM ET (local time here). Without further ado, here’s all the VR content in the running.
Outstanding Original Interactive Program
Back To The Moon (YouTube 360, Rift, Vive)
Created by: Google Spotlight Stories, Karen Dufilho (Executive Producer), Jan Pinkava (Executive Producer), Fx Goby (Director), Google, Nexus Studios
Blade Runner 2049: Memory Lab (Rift, Go, Gear VR)
Created by: Magnopus, Alcon Interactive, LLC, Oculus
Coco VR (Rift)
Created by: Magnopus, Disney, Pixar, Oculus
NASA JPL: Cassini’s Grand Finale (YouTube 360)
Created by: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Spider-Man Homecoming VR Experience (PSVR)
Created by: Create VR, Sony Pictures Virtual Reality
Outstanding Creative Achievement In Interactive Media Within A Scripted Program
Rick And Morty: Virtual Rick-ality (Rift, Vive, PSVR)
Created by: Adult Swim Games, Owlchemy Labs, Other Ocean Interactive. Rick and Morty Creative Team
Silicon Valley: Interactive World: Inside The Hacker Hostel (Rift, Vive), Not Hotdog, & Twitter-Powered Pizza Drones
Created by: HBO, Brown Hill Productions
Silicon Valley: Inside the Hacker Hostel was created by HBO and REWIND
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