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For anyone who has witnessed Travis Scott virtually tower over Fortnite’s Sweaty Sands Beach while jamming to “Sicko Mode”, this year’s Digital Craft winner may not come as a surprise. Epic Games and the megastar made a serious splash in April of 2020 with “Astronomical” and as of Wednesday morning’s Cannes ceremony, the game developer became a 2021 Grand Prix winner.
Top honors: the Grand Prix winner
Mere weeks into the nationwide lockdown, “Astronomical” set a high bar for remote performances, which quickly became a pandemic entertainment staple.