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Submissions are now open for the 2017 FoST Prize for Innovation in Storytelling! Submit your latest immersive, narrative-driven projects for the chance to win $5,000!


This year, FoST is awarding three prizes in two categories: Independent Category (Juried and People's Choice awards), and Corporate Category (Juried award). See below for more information on each.


Submissions are due on Friday, July 7th, and finalists will be announced on September 4th.


Submissions in both categories will be judged based on the following criteria:


  • Quality of user experience
  • Story-Driven Content: Communicates a clear narrative
  • Emotional Resonance: Strikes a powerful chord with the user
  • Design Execution: Innovative, original, and beautifully crafted


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The FoST Prize for Innovation in Storytelling
This year, FoST is awarding three prizes in two categories:
  • 1. Independent Category – Jury Award

    Three finalists and a final grand prize winner will be chosen by our panel of judges. The three finalists will receive a complimentary ticket to the FoST Summit, and their project will be exhibited throughout the Summit (October 4–5) and Festival (October 6–9). The winner will be announced from the main stage at the Summit and receive a $5,000 cash prize.

    For both the Jury Award and People’s Choice award, submissions may include, but are not limited to, virtual, mixed, and augmented reality; web-based, audio, and data-driven works; mobile apps; narrative games; multimedia installations; and multi-platform projects.

    SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT

  • 2. Independent Category – People’s Choice Award

    The 20 best submitted projects, as selected by our panel of judges, will be release for public voting on the FoST website and the FoST app later this summer. Everyone can cast a single vote for their favorite project. The projects will also be exhibited throughout the FoST Festival. The project that receives the most votes will be announced on the last day of the Festival and receive a $5,000 cash prize.

    For both the Jury Award and People’s Choice award, submissions may include, but are not limited to, virtual, mixed, and augmented reality; web-based, audio, and data-driven works; mobile apps; narrative games; multimedia installations; and multi-platform projects.

    SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT

  • 3. Corporate Category – Jury Award

    Judges will consider branded experiences produced across different platforms that harness the power of storytelling to create innovative content that furthers a brand’s reach and awareness and engages consumers. Three finalists and a final grand prize winner will be chosen by our panel of judges. The three finalists will receive a complimentary ticket to the FoST Summit (October 4–5), and their project will be exhibited throughout the Summit and Festival (October 6–9). The winner will be announced from the main stage at the Summit and receive a $5,000 cash prize.

    Submissions may include, but are not limited to, experience and environmental marketing, mobile advertising, interactive commercials, social video, and viral campaigns.

    SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT