Atlanta Sci-fi Film Festival
The Atlanta Sci-fi Film Festival makes its highly anticipated grand return in 2023! Presented by the City of Peachtree Corners, this cinematic adventure will take place in CMX CinèBistro, setting the stage for an epic three-day journey of in-door theater and outdoor screenings and live performances, from October 6th to 8th in the heart of Peachtree Corners Town Center. The festival showcases an extraordinary array of visionary artists from diverse backgrounds. With a passion for pushing the boundaries of sci-fi storytelling, this event serves as a catalyst for creative collaboration and a celebration of the genre's remarkable allure. We’ll feature sci-fi films created by Georgia’s very own indie filmmakers and artists from all over the world! Categories include General Live Action, Animated Sci-fi, Afrofuturism, Indigenous films, and beyond.
Sit front and center as the festival unveils the finalists from its first 48-Hour Sci-Tech Film Challenge, where filmmakers, armed with just 48 hours, race against time to craft short films the weekend of Aug 25 to 27th. In a thrilling twist, artificial intelligence remains off-limits, unleashing the raw power of human ingenuity. Sponsored by OVHcloud - A Global Cloud Infrastructure Provider, this unique 48-hour film competition allows filmmakers to integrate current and new innovative technology as a required element into an original short sci-fi film and compete for $5,000 in cash and title of "Best 48 Hour Sci-Tech Film of the Year!
The festival also includes an advanced screening of National Geographic's highly anticipated documentary, The Space Race, offering a glimpse into the lives of trailblazing black astronauts who worked for NASA. Other highlights include panel discussions: The World of Movie Poster Design and A.I. - A Tool for Us, Not Instead Us!
As you explore the festival's captivating lineup, make sure to explore Peachtree Corners Town Center, the city’s downtown area with more than 15 restaurants, a variety of shops, and an outdoor stage to enjoy live entertainment. And the best part? All of this is within walking distance!
Our annual sci-fi film festival aims to provide screens for the finest independent sci-fi films locally and internationally, increase cultural diversity and interest in the genre, and inspire the local sci-fi community by cultivating engaging art.
The countdown has begun! Follow us on social media and sign up for our mailing list on our website to be notified of more announcements as the festival approaches. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this extraordinary event. The Atlanta Sci-fi Film Festival eagerly awaits your arrival!
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