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Austin Chronicle: Gazing Back at Other Worlds Austin

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Last weekend's Other Worlds Austin has returned to its home planet, but the inaugural year of the city's first dedicated science fiction film festival leaves the winners of its awards, the Cthulhies, behind on Earth.

The big winner in the features category was cause-and-effect crime thriller Time Lapse. Written and directed by Bradley King, it received its Texas premiere as the festival's centerpiece film, and went on to take best feature, best script, best actress for Danielle Panabaker, and best score. Here's the full list of winners: "

Slackerwood: Fest Has Lift-Off!

The Other Worlds Austin science-fiction film festival blasted off to a great start last Thursday, with a pre-apocalyptic happy hour at The Tigress cocktail bar where several of us tried the Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster. I really appreciated that social events were scheduled around the screenings. Saturday morning's "2014: A Brunch Odyssey" was held at The Goodnight, and provided a great opportunity to network with other attendees including filmmakers.