The Wild Indie Sci-Fi & Fantasy Film Festival
The Wild Indie Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival is a new feature on the UK Short film scene. Hosted at the Greenwich iMAX Odeon Theatre in London, the event is sponsored by Foundry (the DVFX software wizards), and Stan Winston School of Character Arts (the Physical VFX wizards) and will include the Micro 2 minute Sci-Fi Challenge in collaboration with London Short Film. There are a number of awards and prizes for the Micro (2min), Mini (5min), and Short (20min) film categories within the genre. Tickets are supported by Final Draft who kindly provided a discount code for reduced price purchases of their software.
The 2 min Sci-Fi Challenge is a competition to create a 2 min sci-fi themed film for the competition. The LSF Sci-Fi 90 Sec Challenge was the first incarnation... it has now evolved into something bigger and is just part of the whole festival. The event is completely independent of Wild Indie's productions.
The festival is open to all (UK, Worldwide, The Up/Down/Side/Side Dimensions, even the Outer Spiral Arm of the Galaxy). English language films are preferred; other languages should be closed captioned to English.
The genre is Sci-Fi & Fantasy. So that's anything aliens, weird tech, dragons, superheroes, A.I., manmade monsters, dystopian futures, bizarre pasts, time travel, and just about anything a bit odd that might fit. Originality will be preferred but “Fan Films” are welcome, although please note, we must adhere to copyright guidelines and restrictions of the original IP owners.
Other genres and elements such as comedy, horror, or romance, can feature as long as a significant portion of the story is the festival themes.
The 2020 event took place on the 1st February 2020 and was a great success. 19 films were screened and award presentations took place.
For more information and for full terms and conditions go to https://filmfreeway.com/WildIndieFilmFestival