Announcing DIVERGE, a Texas Premiere

Announcing DIVERGE, a Texas Premiere

 As part of its Orbiter Year-Round Series, Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival is proud to present the Texas premiere of the alternative timeline thriller, DIVERGE, on Wednesday, August 16 (7:30pm) at Flix Brewhouse. Writer/Director James Morrison will be in attendance and will do a Q&A after the screening.

Mary Shelley Award Jury Announced

Mary Shelley Award Jury Announced

As part of its continuing effort to discover and celebrate female voices working in the genre field, Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival, presents the third annual Mary Shelley Award for SciFi Filmmaking, awarded to the best film that furthers the involvement and representation of women in the SciFi genre. This award is sponsored by Canine Productions, producers of award-wining shorts, music videos, and documentaries.

Announcing DAVE MADE A MAZE, a Texas Premiere

Announcing DAVE MADE A MAZE, a Texas Premiere

As part of its Orbiter Year-Round Series, Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival is thrilled to present the Texas premiere of the SciFi horror/comedy DAVE MADE A MAZE on Wednesday, July 19 (7:30pm) at Flix Brewhouse. Producer John Charles Meyer will be in attendance and will do a Q&A after the screening.

Orbiter Launch Schedule 2017

Orbiter Launch Schedule 2017

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival is proud to announce the next four screenings in its Orbiter Year-Round Series. The films include a North American and three Texas premieres. All films will be screened on the third Wednesday of the month (7:30PM) at Flix Brewhouse.

Presenting: FUTURE ‘38 - a Texas Premiere

Presenting: FUTURE ‘38 - a Texas Premiere

As part of its Orbiter Year-Round Series, Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival is thrilled to present the Texas premiere of the SciFi screwball comedy FUTURE ‘38 on Wednesday, May 17 (7:30pm) at Flix Brewhouse. Writer/Director Jamie Greenberg will be in attendance and will do a Q&A after the screening.

2017 Screenwriting Contest Open For Submissions

2017 Screenwriting Contest Open For Submissions

Other Worlds Austin—dedicated to fostering and promoting creativity in Science Fiction at every stage of development—is proud to announce that its annual SciFi Screenwriting Contest is now open and accepting submissions. The contest runs concurrently with the film program, and will award prizes for the top feature, short or teleplay.

Other Worlds Austin Presents TELEIOS, a Texas Premiere

Other Worlds Austin Presents TELEIOS, a Texas Premiere

As part of its Orbiter Year-Round Series, Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival is excited to present the Texas premiere of the SciFi space drama TELEIOS on Wednesday, April 19 (7:30pm) at Flix Brewhouse. Writer/Director Ian Truitner will be in attendance and will da a Q&A after the screening.

2016 Screenplay Contest Winners

2016 Screenplay Contest Winners

As part of its ongoing mission to encourage work in Science Fiction, Other Worlds Austin held its second annual SciFi Screenplay Contest to reward creativity in its earliest stages and encourage writers to keep working in the genre. The contest is sponsored by No BullScript Consulting.

 

The contest garnered an impressive array of scripts from all over the country. The Grand Prize winner is the short KEYSTROKE by Tom Sanchez Prunier. Other Worlds Austin congratulates Mr. Sanchez Prunier on his compelling, entertaining, and well-written script.

Other Worlds Austin Announces 2016 Award Winners

Other Worlds Austin Announces 2016 Award Winners

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival wrapped up its third season today by announcing the2016 winners for its Best Feature Audience Award, Best Short Audience Award (sponsored by Film Colossus), the Mary Shelley Award, the Cthulhies awards, and the finalists for the Screenplay Contest.

io9; In Battledream Chronicle, Black Girls Lead a Revolt Against Video Game Slavery

Written and directed by Alain Bidard from the Caribbean island of Martinique, Battledream Chronicle takes place in the year 2100 on an Earth choked by lethal levels of pollution. The bulk of humanity survives by teleporting into a massive shared virtual reality game called Battledream, where nations constantly fight for supremacy.

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