The Audience Award:
The Secrets of Gravity – in the footsteps of Albert Einstein by Softmachine Immersive Productions GmbH. The festival visitors handed in 1881 voting cards, on which they gave each show from 0 to 5 points. The highest average number of points 4.31 was given to the show The Secrets of Gravity.
The Director’s Award:
Faster than Light! The Dream of Interstellar Flight by Spitz Creative Media, Mirage3D and Thomas Lucas Productions, Inc. It is the fulldome projection that is unique about the format of fulldome shows. The show that won this award takes full advantage of a fulldome format and its theme promises a great response from the Brno Observatory and Planetarium visitors. The Brno Observatory and Planetarium Director’s Award is connected with a financial reward in the form of a one year license. The show Faster than Light will be introduced to the viewers in Brno in autumn this year.
The IPS Jury Award:
Hello Earth by Copernicus Science Centre, Heavens of Copernicus Planetarium. The winner of this award was chosen, to their best knowledge and belief, by the international jury composed of Petr Horálek, ESO Photo Ambassador, Marc Moutin from Cite de La Space, the organizer of the IPS Conference in 2018, and Ryan Wyatt from the California Academy of Sciences.