Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

Paranormal Memory

Paranormal Memory

Inspired by the World Premiere of THE PERFECT HOST: A SOUTHERN GOTHIC TALE, OWA Founder and Artistic Director Bears Rebecca Fonté, shares a very personal ghost story.

The End of the World Through Rose Colored Glasses: Teasing the Animated Feature COCOLORS

The End of the World Through Rose Colored Glasses:  Teasing the Animated Feature COCOLORS

In a world where everyone is encased in dehumanizing, space-like suits, the helmets of which create a mirrored barrier between faces, COCOLORS searches for alternative avenues of expression.

A Fractured View Of Rural Horror

A Fractured View Of Rural Horror

Some people really enjoy the idea of having a home out in the middle of nowhere. The isolation, away from the hustle of modern urbanity, the quiet. Those are aspects which are so unappealing to me that it’s hard to even try to imagine why someone could potentially appreciate it. Not to mention the fact that being alone in a house in the middle of nowhere is incredibly creepy.

A Bitcoin is a Flat Circle

A Bitcoin is a Flat Circle

Time travel stories allow us to imagine a way around the linear progression of time. The ability to choose differently is something so appealing yet so impossible, that we go over and over those possibilities in our fiction.  Who wouldn’t want to invest in that stock, or skip those last few beers, or go to those piano lessons, or tell that person how you felt? 

An Emperor's Reprimand

An Emperor's Reprimand

Thorn number one, why do I have TheEmperor03 email? Who else decided they deserve the most powerful Sith Overlord’s email address?  I thought we programmed these clones without a sense of humor or desire for power.  There must be a glitch.  Speaking of glitches, have you addressed the pitiful marksmanship of the troopers with the blaster pistol trainer?   Maybe Grand Moff Tarkin took TheEmperor@Dstar.emp.  Let him know, if my prophecy is correct, I will replace him with an awkward droid projection with eyes dead as the Jedi. 

"Word To Your Mother!" A Tribute To Charlotte Grissom

"Word To Your Mother!" A Tribute To Charlotte Grissom

Through the years, horror movies have had their fair share of domineering mothers. From Mrs. Bates, Pamela Voorhees, the Xenomorph Queen, to well, Mama from 'Mama',  strong willed mothers haven't always gotten the best representation. Well, that has all changed with Charlotte Grissom, played with wit and grit by Annette O'Toole.

The Unseen Should be Seen

The Unseen Should be Seen

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival 2016 will be premiering writer-director Geoff Redknap’s first feature length film, THE UNSEEN. Redknap has a lengthy resume working in special effects makeup for such TV shows as FEAR THE WALKING DEAD, THE FLASH, and even the X-FILES. Some of the films that he has done SFX makeup include WATCHMEN, DEADPOOL, CABIN IN THE WOODS, WARCRAFT, and STAR TREK BEYOND. It should go without saying that the caliber of make-up and special effects in this feature are up to snuff.

BE MY CAT: A FILM FOR ANNE

BE MY CAT: A FILM FOR ANNE

It’s not hard to understand why we develop crushes on movie stars. They’re famous, beautiful, rich, talented (sometimes). They exist on our screens, and we know they’re real, but there’s always that disconnect. We’re unlikely to ever meet one, let alone develop any genuine relationship with one… but what if we did?