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.
The slate includes the Closing Night Film, THE UNSEEN; the North American Premiere of STILLE RESERVEN [Hidden Reserves]; the documentary, GHOST ROCKETS; the final Under Worlds Austin selection, THE AXE MURDERS OF VILLISCA (written by Austin’s own Owen Egerton); and the Texas Premiere of the SciFi/Horror, BLOOD HUNTERS. The full schedule of films can be found here: http://www.otherworldsaustin.com/2016-film-lineup.
Other Worlds Austin announces the Closing Night film for Austin’s first and only SciFi film festival (Dec 3-5). EMBERS, a Texas premiere, will screen at 7:30pm and 8:00pm on Saturday, December 5 at the Galaxy Highland Theatres. Other Worlds Austin also announces the finalists for the inaugural Mary Shelly Award.
Other Worlds Austin, Austin’s first and only festival dedicated to SciFi filmmaking, is kicking off its second annual affair with the US premiere of the brilliant thriller, BOY 7. And OWA will close the three day festival by announcing the winner of the inaugural Mary Shelley Award for SciFi Filmmaking.