2016 Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival

A not-to-be missed annual juried festival showcasing animated and live-action science fiction and fantasy films from around the globe.

A not-to-be missed annual juried festival showcasing animated and live-action science fiction, fantasy, and horror-tinged short films from around the globe.

This celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers, and artists for a showcase of illuminating and unconventional films.

WINNERS:

Grand Prize + Douglas Trumbull Award for Best Visual Effects

Aden  (dir. Gary H Lee, USA/Taiwan)

Second Place

Frost (dir. Jeremy Ball, Canada)

Third Place

Juliet (dir. Marc-Henri Boulier, France)

Audience Favorite

Brain Hack (dir. Joseph White, UK)

Admitted films are judged by a nationally recognized jury comprised of luminaries in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. The festival brings together industry professionals and genre experts to encourage and support new, creative additions to science fiction, fantasy, and horror cinematic arts.

2016 Festival Information

Eligibility

COMPLETION DATE

Films must have been completed no earlier than January 2011.

FILM LENGTH AND GENRE

Films must be no longer than 15 minutes. Films are selected on the basis of quality and originality, and preference is given to original premieres.

PRESENTATION

Selected films must be made available for presentation as high-resolution digital files (2k or 1080p resolution [.mov file encoded using Apple ProRes 422 or equivalent pro codec] or hi-res mpeg-4 file). Accepted films must arrive as high-resolution digital files. Failure to provide the film in the specified format will result in the film being dropped from the festival.

LANGUAGE

Foreign language films must be made available with the original language soundtrack and English subtitles.

MoPOP would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support of Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival:

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