Attend the VRCon Film Festival in VRChat on September 12th, 2021

One event which somehow escaped my notice is VRCon, but I did see a message that they were holding a film festival on the final day, Sunday, September 12th, 2021, starting at 11:00 a.m. EST. Various short films, machinima, and music videos shot in VRChat will be shown.

Here’s the lineup (you can click on the following image of the line up to see it in a more readable size in Flickr):

VRCon Film Festival

See you there! You can obtain more information about the VRCon festival from their official website, including a complete schedule of events.

Send In the Cons: RecCon in Rec Room and VRCon in VRChat

Yes, the title is a dreadful pun; this is the best I could do at 3:00 a.m. (I am suffering from insomnia yet again).

Most real-world cons (fan conventions), such as Comic Con pictured here, have been cancelled due to the pandemic, but both VRChat and Rec Room are hosting virtual cons!

I have news of not one, but two different virtual cons (short for fan conventions) taking place in two of the most popular social VR platforms, Rec Room and VRChat.

Let’s start with the one that is happening first: RecCon.

RecCon is a free community event in Rec Room where players from all around the world will meet up for various activities, Q&As, exhibit halls, and panels. There will be five exhibit halls at the con:

  • Artist Alley Expo Hall
  • Portfolio Expo Hall
  • Classes Expo Hall
  • Inventors Expo Hall
  • Clubs Expo Hall

RecCon takes place November 28th and 29th, 2020. For more information, and to learn how to host a panel, event, or booth in the expo hall, please see this webpage.


VRCon takes place December 11th to 13th, 2020 in VRChat. The deadline to apply for a virtual booth is December 6th; here is the application form. For more information, and to learn how to get involved, please follow their Twitter or join their Discord server.

Here’s a short promotional video which was just posted to YouTube: