Final Deadline for SFFSFF August 15
EMP Museum is currently in the process of entries for the seventh-annual 2012 Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival (SFFSFF). In late January and early February of 2012, uary 2012, SFFSFF will screen 20 short films at Seattle’s historic Cinerama Theater in Washington.
If you’re a filmmaker, or aspiring filmmaker, and want to have a shot at getting your work included in the festival there are a few things you should know. The festival will accept animated or live-action submissions in science fiction (futuristic stories, space adventure, technological speculation, social experiments, utopia and dystopia), and fantasy (sword and sorcery, folklore, urban fantasy, magic, and mythic adventure). The festival will not accept horror submissions. Films must be original. In order to qualify, submitted films must have been completed after January 2007, and must not exceed fifteen-minutes.
Final deadline for entries is August 15, 2011.
A hand-selected jury comprised of science fiction professionals in film, television, and literature (Simon Cartwright, Paul Constant, Jessica Cope, Dave Goldberg, Ilona Rossman Ho, and Adam Sekuler), will award a Grand Prize, Second Place, and Third Place, as well as the Douglas Trumbull Award for Best Special Effects. SFFSFF viewers will cast their vote to determine the winner of the Audience Favorite Award.