The Juggernaut Film Festival celebrates Science Fiction and Fantasy films from around the world. It is presented by Chicago's Otherworld Theatre Company, whose mission is to further explore and promote the Sci-Fi and Fantasy genre.

The festival prides itself for bringing together the community- from cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers,artists, and casual movie-goers alike- to encourage and support these new and innovative stories in the cinematic arts.

Best Sci-Fi
Best Fantasy
Best Feature
Spirit Award
Female Filmmaker Award
Audience Choice Award


- All Films must be of the Sci-Fi or Fantasy genre
- Short Films may not exceed 45 minutes, Feature Length Films can be any length under 3 hours
- A high resolution 1080p digital file (Mov, Mp4) must be provided by selected films
- Films in language other than English must include English subtitles.

No feedback on submissions can be given.
Rejection letters will not be sent.

Overall Rating
  • Lovely festival. Great working with their team.

    June 2018
  • Tommy Martin

    We loved Juggernaut Sci-Fi & Fantasy Short Film Festival! It was thrilling to be included amongst very entertaining films at Chicago's legendary Music Box Theater. We will definitely submit projects again in the future. Thanks Juggernaut!

    March 2017
  • Great communication from the festival. The director attended and had a great time, she says "Everyone was friendly, it was swell!"

    March 2017
  • nicholas gianforti

    Great festival and so happy to be a part of it! Our only issue is that we couldn't attend.

    March 2017