The 5th Annual Juggernaut Film Festival will be held on March 4th, from Noon-5:30pm.

This one-day event 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/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.

This lively event will be held in Chicago's historic Music Box Theatre. It's stunning art deco architecture, large audience capacity (800+), and swanky lounge, serves as the perfect backdrop for filmmakers and viewers to socialize and enjoy a fun day of Sci-Fi & Fantasy films.

A networking cocktail hour will take place in the Music Box Theatre Lounge one hour before the event and any filmmakers in attendance will be invited to participate in an audience Q & A after the screening.

Best Sci-Fi Short
Best Fantasy Short
Best Feature Film
Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Documentary
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
  • 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