The ConCarolinas Short Film Festival is dedicated to the art of the short Science Fiction film and the expression of independent filmmakers. In its 8th year, the ConCarolinas Short Film Festival has created a setting for local and international filmmakers to showcase artistic visions surrounding Science Fiction, Fandom, Fantasy and Adventure.

The ConCarolinas Short Film Festival recognizes filmmakers across the globe. However, our emphasis is on Southern filmmakers.

Grand Prize Winners:

Best Fiction*
Best Adaption*
Best Short* (5 minutes or less including open and closing credits)

Other as decided by judging panel:

Best Script*
Best Leading Man*
Best Leading Woman*
Best Horror*
Best Suspense*
Best Animation*
Best International
Best North American

* - must be submitted by a Southern Filmmaker

Entry Rules and Submission Guidelines

• All films must be Science Fiction, Horror or Fantasy Genre related.

• All films must be less than 30 minutes in length including opening and credits.

• All entries must be accompanied by a brief synopsis and/or artist statement.

• All footage submitted to the ConCarolinas Short Film Festival may be used by ConCarolinas for reasons including but not limited to promotion, advertising, etc.

Overall Rating
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    Tom Gore

    Great venue and excellent time. Staff was knowledgeable and showings were well attended.

    June 2017
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    Angela Pritchett

    This is a great film festival! I have had a film in it every year that they have been going on and have always had a great experience. It is great for networking with other filmmakers and talent and the staff that runs it are always very nice and hospitable to everyone there!

    June 2016