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.
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 SciFi Film Festival has announced its second wave of programming for Austin’s first and only SciFi film festival (Dec 1-4) at Flix Brewhouse. The 2016 slate includes the World Premiere of DOMAIN, the North American Premieres of VULCANIA and ORIGIN, dual centerpiece films WE GO ON and VIRTUAL REVOLUTION, as well as BE MY CAT: A FILM FOR ANNE and SOMNIO, all Texas premieres.
As part of its Orbiter Year-Round Series, Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival is proud to present the Texas premiere of DIRECTOR’S COMMENTARY: THE TERROR OF FRANKENSTEIN on Thursday, August 25 (9:00pm) at Flix Brewhouse. Co-writer/Director Tim Kirk will do a Q&A via Skype after the screening.
Sara Fletcher just finished our new Under Worlds Austin logo, making its public premiere today!
Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival is open for submissions to its 2016 Features and Shorts competitions. The third year fest has established itself as one of the premier SciFi festivals in the country. OWA is firmly committed to supporting exciting filmmakers, by giving them exhibition opportunities for films that are often overlooked on the film festival circuit.