The organizers of “Dome Fest West have unveiled plans for the second Dome Fest.

The event will take place on Thursday, 6 October (6-9pm/PT) at the Orange Coast College Community Planetarium in Costa Mesa, CA, known as “the City of the Arts.”

Dome Fest West 2022 will continue for the next two days until 9 October, when a final award ceremony will take place at 7pm.

360-degree Media Shows and Full-Dome Films, as well as three keynote speakers will take their place at Dome Fest West: Ed Lantz, Carolyn Collins Petersen and Nanea Reeves.

Dome Fest West (DFW) is an annual, 360-degree film festival and conference that brings together the filmmaking community, Hollywood filmmakers and up-and-coming immersive content creators from around the world. 

This year’s festival will screen numerous, fully immersive, full-dome, 360-degree media shows, chosen as the best productions of 2021-22. The festival will also include new technology presentations, industry panels, interactive workshops, industry gatherings and parties. 

Event organizers expect up to 300 immersive filmmakers from around the globe to attend this year’s festival in-person as well as virtually.

Notable Media Shows and Full-Dome Films include ‘Lands of the Americas,’ ‘Bébé Symphonique,’ ‘Last Whispers’ ‘Star Dreaming’ and ‘-22.7°C.’  

Dome Fest West 2022 is one of four qualifying full-dome festivals for the #BestOfEarth Awards, which will take place on 25 March, 2023. In addition to Dome Fest West, those four festivals include the Full Dome Festival, Jena, Germany; Full Dome UK in Plymouth, UK; and the Dome Under Festival in Melbourne, Australia.