Best Digital Experience Award
An award for the best experiential use of digital technology to create a participatory, immersive, or interactive journey though a non fiction story or societal commentary.


Tom Higham
Creative Director of York Mediale, Trustee of Alexander Whitley Dance Company, and board member of Pregnant Then Screwed. Tom works with artists, developers, designers, arts organisations and policy makers all over the world to curate and produce ambitious artworks and creative projects.

Angelita Teo
Angelita Teo oversees the Museums & Festivals division of the National Heritage Board of Singapore. She is also the Director of the National Museum of Singapore and Festival Director for both the Singapore Night Festival and Singapore Heritage Festival.

Kay Watson
Kay Watson is Digital Curator at the Serpentine Galleries. Recent projects include Hito Steyerl (2019), Ian Cheng, BOB and Emissaries (2018), The Serpentine Podcast: On Work (2018) and Zaha Hadid Virtual Reality Experiences (2016).

The projects in this award category are:

Aftermath: Euromaidan
Another Dream
Clit Moi
Spectre (Festival Commission)
Through the Wardrobe
To Call A Horse a Deer

This years winner is Echo


Best Digital Narrative Award
An award for the best use of narrative and story within a digital context conveying a powerful message focused on non-fiction or with non-fiction roots or research as its starting point.


Kathy Brew
Kathy Brew is a videomaker, curator, writer and educator whose experience spans documentaries, experimental work and television productions. She recently completed a third year as Guest Curator for MoMA’s Doc Fortnight and is also currently at work on her own projects.

Annette Mees
Annette Mees is the head of Audience Labs at the Royal Opera House, opening up new experiences in ballet and opera with immersive technology. She was previously co-Artistic Director of award-winning immersive theatre company, Coney, and was an inaugural The Space/WIRED Creative Fellow.

Clare Reddington
Clare is CEO of Watershed where she established the Pervasive Media Studio and Playable City. She is Chair of Emma Rice's Wise Children and is on the Boards of RSC and British Council.

The projects in this award category are: 

4 Feet: Blind Date
Accused No.2: Walter Sisulu
The Atomic Tree
Crackle Pop
The Curse of Palm Oil
Girl Icon

This years winner is Le Lac 


Alternate Realities Audience Award - Supported by Rewind 
Voted for by you, the visitors to the exhibition, this award recognises the Alternate Realities work that receives the highest audience vote during the festival.

This years winner is Algorithmic Perfumery