Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival
Our annual juried festival showcasing genre-driven cinematic art from around the globe.
The Museum of Pop Culture in partnership with SIFF presents the thirteenth annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival.
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.
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival brings together industry professionals in both filmmaking and the genres of science fiction and fantasy to encourage and support new, creative additions to science fiction and fantasy cinema arts. The film festival is co-presented by MoPOP and SIFF. For more detailed information, download the Rules and Regulations and Info Sheet.
DATE + LOCATION
July 1, 2017 - Call for Entries opens
July 31, 2017 - Early submission - $20
Aug 31, 2016 - Regular submission - $30
Sept 30, 2017 - Late submission - $40
Oct 31, 2017 - Extension of late submission - $50
Nov 30, 2017 - Notification of acceptance
Dec 15, 2017 - Film prints due
Early 2018 - Festival (exact date TBA)
2100 4th Avenue
Twenty short films will screen two sessions followed by an awards ceremony. All filmmakers will be invited to a post-festival reception with jurors, MoPOP and SIFF supporters, and members of the Seattle film and sci-fi/fantasy communities.
Grand Prize, Second Place, Third Place, Douglas Trumbull Award for Best Special Effects, and Audience Favorite.
MISSION + OBJECTIVE
The Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival promotes and encourages an awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the art of science fiction and fantasy cinema. Its mandate is to create a forum for creative artistry in science fiction and fantasy film and recognize the most outstanding short films produced.
Contact MoPOP at FilmFest@MoPOP.org