Secondfest: The music festival in the Second Life virtual world offers an online community the ability to experience entertainment together, at the same interactive time, in a large virtual space.
www. guardian. co. uk/ secondfest
The Babelgum Online Film Festival: The first web-based film festival is hosted by free-to-view internet TV startup, Babelgum. The festival aims to promote independent filmmaking and provide a global showcase for budding filmmakers around the world.
www. babelgum. com
CON-CAN: The CON-CAN Movie Festival is an audience-interactive online international short film festival, which aims to unearth hidden talent around the world. en. con-can. com
Virtual expos: Expos2 is an online facilitator and service provider of virtual conferences, festivals and expos. www. expos2. com
Online writing festival: This year’s Brisbane Writers Festival featured a new initiative with the Online Writing Festival, offering the opportunity for teachers and students to meet and work with their favourite authors and illustrators. www. learningplace. com. au
Geek Pop Festival: A free, annual, online music festival coinciding with the UK’s National Science and Engineering Week.
www. geekpop. co. uk
The Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams ( VFAT): The world’s biggest virtual air-show is flown using the Lock On Lock On: Modern Air Combat flight simulation and attracts up to 10,000 spectators during the weekend-long event. www. virtual-airshows. com