We will thrill 1600 festival attendees with independently produced short science fiction and fantasy films from around the region and across the globe. BSSSFFF features live action and animated films in the science fiction, fantasy, and horror from some of the best independent filmmakers this side of the Crab Nebula.

Awards will be given in both the Live Action and Animation category based upon audience preferences.

Award certificates to the top 3 (or more) films in each area, based upon audience voting.

-Films submitted by March 31, 2020 are given top priority. After that date other films may be allowed based upon needs of festival. Goal is to screen approximately 20 films over 4 hour period.
-Films should be between 5 and 15 minutes long, be either live action or animated, and in the science fiction, fantasy or horror genre.
- Submit film either by email or via flash drive, CD or DVD. See application form at: