2017 Festival

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.

MoPOP in partnership with SIFF will present the 12th annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival on January 28, 2017.

The festival brings together industry professionals in filmmaking and the genres of science fiction and fantasy to encourage and support new, creative additions to science fiction and fantasy cinema arts. The festival will showcase animated and live-action science fiction and fantasy films.

Filmmakers from around the world are encouraged to submit to this acclaimed festival. Admitted films are judged by a nationally recognized jury comprised of luminaries in the fields of science fiction and fantasy.


Grand Prize

Roger (dir. Ingrid Masarnau Amorós, Sonia Cendón Quireza, Sara Esteban Riera, Arnau Gòdia Montesinos, & Martí Montañola Vilet; Spain)

Second Place +Audience Favorite

Monsters (dir. Steve Desmond, USA)

Third Place

The Alan Dimension (dir. Jac Clinch, USA)

Douglas Trumbull Award for Best Special Effects

Tears of Steel (dir. Ian Hubert, Netherlands)