Press Releases

Presenting: The Tangle, a Texas Premiere

Presenting: The Tangle, a Texas Premiere

The Texas premiere of the lyrical SciFi film, THE TANGLE takes place on Wednesday, September 18 (7:30pm) at Galaxy Highland 10 Theatre. Writer/Director/Star Christopher Soren Kelly and Actress/Producer Jessica Graham will be in attendance and will do a Q&A after the film.

Announcing Nicholas Meyer Tribute Weekend

Announcing Nicholas Meyer Tribute Weekend

Other Worlds Film Festival will present famed writer/director/producer Nicholas Meyer with its “Defender of the Universe” award at the fest's sixth annual celebration of SciFi, Horror, and other-worldly filmmaking to be held December 5 - 8, 2019 in Austin, Texas.

Announcing: LAST SUNRISE, a Texas Premiere

Announcing: LAST SUNRISE, a Texas Premiere

LAST SUNRISE deftly takes on topical and timeless subjects, while spinning a compelling personal story. In the film, a future reliant on solar energy falls into chaos after the sun disappears, forcing a reclusive astronomer and his bubbly neighbor out of the city in search of light in the perpetual darkness.

Special Screening: Axcellerator (TX Premiere)

Special Screening: Axcellerator (TX Premiere)

The Texas premiere of the SciFi action comedy AXCELLERATOR takes place on Wednesday, June 26 (7:30pm) at Galaxy Highland 10 Theatre. Director David Giancola will be in attendance and will do a Q&A after the film.

OW Enters New Era

OW Enters New Era

Other Worlds Film Festival announces new branding and a new home as it enters its sixth season. Formerly Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival, the new moniker reflects Other Worlds’ natural evolution as an international brand and its broad influence with smart, independent sci-fi and horror films.

Second Wave Announcement + Mary Shelley Jurors

Second Wave Announcement + Mary Shelley Jurors

Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival announces a second wave of programming for Austin’s first and only SciFi film festival (Dec 6-9) at Flix Brewhouse.

Announcing: DOE, a Texas Premiere

Announcing: DOE, a Texas Premiere

Other Worlds Austin is excited to announce the Texas premiere of DOE, starring Timothy Davis, Tatyana Ali, Matthew St. Patrick, and Academy Award winner Mira Sorvino. DOE screens Wednesday, October 17 (7:30PM) at Flix Brewhouse. Director Justin Foia will be in attendance and will do a Q&A after the film.

Announcing Battlestar Galactica Retro Screening and Defender of the Universe Awardee

Announcing Battlestar Galactica Retro Screening and Defender of the Universe Awardee

Other Worlds Austin makes its first programming announcements for the Fifth Annual SciFi Film Festival (Dec 6-9, 2018). Distinguished director/producer Alan J. Levi will receive Other Worlds’ “Defender of the Universe” award and will host an exclusive 40th anniversary screening of the original theatrical pilot for BATTLESTAR GALACTICA. In addition, The NASA-inspired docuseries ARTIST DEPICTION will make its World premiere, and the SciFi Drama PRECOGNITION makes its North American premiere.

Announcing: Orbiter Series’ Summer Slate 2018

Announcing: Orbiter Series’ Summer Slate 2018

“This year’s Orbiter Series features a bit of everything we love,” says Bears Fonté, OWA Founder and Artistic Director, “and will provide SciFi and horror lovers appetizer portions of what the December festival showcases.”