22 - 25 JUNE 2020 / LA ROCHELLE - FRANCE

PiXii – Call for digital installations and experiences

PiXii Festival by Sunny Side of the Doc

PiXii Festival supports the emergence of digital cultures putting the spotlight on creative and digital projects for mediation, cultural & heritage activities and education.

In the framework of Sunny Side of the Doc, the international marketplace for documentary and narrative experiences, it also acts as an effective kickstarter for the development of museum digital installations.

PiXii Festival launches its international call for digital installations and experiences

Since 2017, PiXii Festival has opened new perspectives for digital mediation bringing together content producers, cultural stakeholders and technology businesses.

In 2020, immersive works and digital installations that explore new forms of storytelling and new convergences of documentary, culture, gaming, education will compete to integrate PiXii Festival official selection.

An international jury of industry experts will award prizes to:

  • The Best Immersive Experience
  • The Best Educative Content
  • The Best Museal Installation

Narrative projects should focus on the user’s experience and the interactive or immersive component can leverage any digital technologies VR, AR or mixed reality, 3D audio, 3D imaging, domes, mapping…
Ready to compete?


What kind of installations and experiences are we looking for?

PiXii Festival is looking for narrative and original projects focused on the users experience. The interactive or immersive component can leverage any digital technologies (virtual, augmented or mixed reality, artificial intelligence, intelligent devices and 3D audio, etc.).

The competition is open until APRIL 7, 2020. Application rules and eligibility can be found [HERE]

We are calling for...

New media talent, content producers, installation or scenography designers, interactive screenwriters, graphic designers, 2D and 3D designers, developers, innovative technological operators and studios (VR, AR, immersive and interactive devices, mapping, data mining, etc.)

PiXii Festival is based on 3 pillars:


Booths available for digital culture key players within the main exhibition hall of Sunny Side of the Doc, open to professionals, invaluable networking opportunities, demos.


Public exhibition of digital installations and experiences, with prizes awarded by an international jury of experts.


Practical workshops, case studies and knowledge sharing in a dedicated conference programme.

Key dates

In the wake of the global pandemic due to Covid-19 and to give you the chance to submit your project in the best conditions, we have decided to extend the deadline for submission to April 7 without increasing the cost of submission.

January 30, 2020

Open for entries

APRIL 7, 2020

Official deadline to apply

APRIL 23, 2020

Official announcement of the selected installations and experiences

From 22 to 25 June 2020

31st Sunny Side of the Doc + 4th edition of PiXii Festival in La Rochelle, France

Ready To Apply?

An application fee of 40 euros (€), per project, is requested for treatment costs.

Additional information

PiXii encourages digital culture and wants to support projects with limited means. PiXii Festival does not provide technological equipment or material necessary for the project installations on site.

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