The Virtual Famous video contest winners were announced Wednesday. A new video contest — VMworld Rocked My World — with a grand prize of a fully-loaded Alienware laptop — is kicking off, with a submission deadline of October 14. Did VMworld rock your world?

But back to the subject at hand — our winners who are now virtually famous are Lodge McCammon, Brian Bouterse, and Sammie Carter with their winning entry "Virtual Hardware Hotel". They dontated their $15,000 prize to the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

And here are Lodge, Brian, and Sammie enjoying seeing their video played for the 10,000+ attendees at VMworld on Wednesday:

Thanks for everybody who entered! Did VMworld Rock Your World?