YEAR 5 is COMING!!
CALL FOR ENTRIES OPENS OCT 15
IMAGINE ONE ENTRY FEE and multiple Film Fests across the Country!
GeekFest Film Fests is the BIGGEST and BEST traveling Geek Genre Film Festival, programming high concept genre films into Comic Conventions around the country!
GeekFest is one of the TOP 100 Rated Film Festivals on FilmFreeway!
GeekFest Film Fests travels across North America, screening the best Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Action, Superhero, Pop Culture, Fan Films, and Fandom Related themed films. Live Action and Animation Accepted
Be part of the World's Largest Traveling Comic Con Film Festival!
In 2018 we expect more conventions, larger attendance, bigger prizes and more opportunities to be seen by millions of Comic Con attendees, plus year long social media...for ONE ENTRY FEE!
Over 3 million comic con attendees across North America have attended Comic Cons that GeekFest Film Fests were programmed in our 1st four years!
All attending filmmakers whose films are selected receive a complimentary pass to the cons they are screening, filmmaker panels, and at most cons, booth space for your swag!
It's the only Film Festival on Earth that awards its winners with multiple screenings across North America at your favorite pop culture conventions.
Every Convention the winning filmmaker (Best of Fest) is awarded over $2500 in prizes!
GeekFest Film Fests accepts Features, Documentaries, Short Documentaries, Shorts, Web Series, Trailers, Fan Films and Music Videos. Live Action and Animation!
Most selections of GeekFest are programmed at multiple cons, and are offered opportunities unlike any film festival in the world.
Filmmakers are invited to take part in screenings, panels, and booth space on the exhibition floor for the run of the convention. Many conventions will supply one pass per filmmaker to attend the comic con.
What makes GeekFest Film Fest different from any other Comic Con Film Festival in the World?
One Entry Fee and your film could play in as many cons as we produce.
Filmmakers in Year 4 received Comic Con passes valued at over $1700.00
GeekFest Booth on the Exhibition Floor. Filmmakers are invited to market and promote on the Con Floor. Yr 2 value over $11,000.00
Exposure- Over 3 million comic con attendees combined in our last 4 years!
Year long social media exposure on multiple social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook and Youtube with over 3.4 million views!
Celebrity Geek Judges watch your film and help GeekFest decide the selections.
Judges are from TV/Film and the Comic Con and Pop Culture industries, including Lloyd Kaufman, Bo Svenson, Jeff Wadlow, Jackis Dallas, Emma Caulfield, Amy Jo Johnson, Keahu Kahuanui, Gigi Edgely, Erin Cahill, Jessica Cameron, Jon Schnepp, Scott Mantz, Sterling Gates and Chloe Dykstra...just to name a few!
Year 5 TOUR Stops
Long Beach Comic Expo – Long Beach, California
Comic Con Revolution- Pending
Comic Con Palm Springs- Palm Springs California
HawaiiCon- Kona Hawaii
Long Beach Comic Con – Long Beach, California
Rose City Comic Con - Portland Oregon
Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con - Los Angeles California
Rhode Island Comic Con- Rhode Island
Currently in talks with:
Colorado Springs Comic Con
Denver Comic Con
Salt Lake Comic Con
Puerto Rico Comic Con
La Mole Comic Con
Oz Comic Cons
MCM London Con
Imagine your Geek Film Screening all across the Globe for one entry fee and year long Social Media on Twitter and Facebook, to our growing fanbase and visibility at every convention we program...plus distribution opportunities!
Come for the Film Fest, Stay for the Comic Con!
Awards & Prizes
Over $50,000 in prizes have been awarded!
JUST ADDED: Special Experiences and Prizes from LegionM Official and Fathom Events
Prize Packages will be awarded to the Best of Fest at each Comic Con.
Prize Sponsors include Sony Software, Boris FX, Fanbase Press, Beachtek, TYLT, Graphic Lab Tees, Valiant Comics, Top Cow, Zenescope, Coscards, Boom! Studios, American Tourister, Movie Buff, Shot Lister App, Script Speaker App, Top Cow Productions, AirCom Audio, Zenescope Entertainment, Geek Eyewear, ConQuest Journals, Truffle Cottage, WOWWEE, Boston Metaphysical Society and more!
Each Convention we program a full festival EVENT we award:
* Best Trailer
* Best Web Series
* Best Short
*Best Fan Film
* Best Music Video
* Best Feature
* Best of Fest (Grand Prize Winner)
Some Cons we many only get contracted to produce a 60-120 min shorts event- At these conventions we award a Best Short Film Award.
Rules & Terms
All official selections will be notified of acceptance by E-mail. (Make sure your email address is current) Accepted projects cannot be publicly exhibited within a 90 mile radius of the convention area at any time within a one-month period of the event start date either at a film festival or pop culture convention. If this occurs, GeekFest has the right to refuse exhibition at that specific con. After acceptance of projects, the entrant is free to publicize his/her work to any and all media she/he deems necessary. Please notify GeekFest of any media support you receive. The undersigned entrant shall release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless FirstGlance Films, GeekFest and its agents, respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, contractors, partners, sponsors, and volunteers from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, costs and expenses (including, without limitations, attorneys' fees). The undersigned entrant authorizes GeekFest to promote the entry in part for any marketing or publicity purpose prior to, during, and after the competition. You agree to be bound by these guidelines and the decisions of the judges, which are final and binding in all respects and to waive any right to claim ambiguity in the contest or the rules. The signature of applicant constitutes that the entrants information is true and correct and agrees to all competition rules and guidelines.
Official Selections- A DVD or BluRay screener will be required to be screened at venues. Must be NTSC format and check your DVD before sending to guarantee playability.
No menus, no watermarks, Auto-Play.
Official Selections will be screened at least once during the tour. Some call for entries during the year will be for specific conventions and will be noted as Special Edition.
Special Edition Feature Selections will screen at least once at either Mega, Dallas, and/or Fan Expo Canada.
Due to the nature of comic conventions we are not responsible for convention cancellations or last minute changes or events beyond our control that may lead to the cancellation of the event.
Disclaimer: At the Festivals Discretion, if any categories submissions do not receive the votes needed to warrant an Official Selection, that category may be suspended for the duration of the tour.