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.
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.
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.
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.
Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival wrapped up its successful fourth season today by announcing the 2017 winners for its Best Feature Audience Award, Best Short Audience Award (sponsored by Film Colossus), the Mary Shelley Award, the Dan O’Bannon Filmmaker Award, the Cthulhies awards, and the finalists for the Screenplay Contest.
Other Worlds Austin is proud to partner with the Austin Jewish Film Festival on their presentation of the movie Abulele on Sunday, November 5th at 1:00pm at the Regal Arbor theater.