National Geographic and Discovery have both snagged nominations in the Virtual Reality and 360° Video category, a new award being added this year to the 6th Annual Streamy Awards (from Tubefilter and Dick Clark Productions).
Discovery VR was nominated for immersive stories on everything from shark-infested shipwrecks to freeboarding ( a snowboard-like skateboard).
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Nat Geo fare included a 360° tour of a volcano eruption.
The winners will be announced Oct. 4 at ceremonies at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. A panel of creators, execs and other online video industry notables will select the winners. Get a complete list of the nominees here.