Let your geek flag fly at the Geek Short Film Festival in Charlotte, North Carolina. The film festival is under the Geek Gala umbrella, hosted by The Charlotte Geeks and promoting all things geek and nerd culture. The independent films screened work within a theme that changes from year to year (this year's theme is Gears & Ghouls) and are mostly within the realms of sci-fi, fantasy, horror, fan films, anime and adventure. World premieres, Q&A sessions, panels and networking opportunities are among the additional attractions.

In addition to plaques for the winners, the Best in Show will receive a cash award of $150

Best in Show - $150 cash prize
Best Horror Film
Best Science Fiction Film
Best Fantasy Film
Best Fan Film
Best Animation

Entry Rules and Submission Guidelines

• All films must have a geek-related theme including (but not limited too) science fiction, fantasy, horror, fan film, or other related genres.

• All films must be less than 30 minutes in length.

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

• All footage submitted to the Geek Short Film Fest may be used by the Charlotte Geeks/Geek Gala for reasons including but not limited to promotion, advertising, etc.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • Brittany Brock

    Did not get to attend but communication was great and I will absolutely be submitting in the future.

    November 2018
  • Rowan Pullen

    Thanks Geek Short Film Festival, awards and commendations from the geek community from one geek to another means a lot!!! Really happy our film Arc Raider made its way to u on screens from Australia! Look forward to entering our next film cheers! We love our best SciFi award thankyou!!!!

    March 2018
  • Laurel Vail

    While I was unable to attend the event (which is why I can't rate all the criteria), I found the communication from their team to be great. Thanks for showing my film!

    November 2017
  • An outstanding film festival ran by outstanding individuals. I seriously cannot recommend it enough.

    March 2017
  • Lilly Nelson

    Love this fest! The people involved are great!

    January 2017