This year, the NanoCon Mk. VII Science-Fiction Convention begins on Friday, March 20, 2020, with the NanoCon International Film Festival (NIFF). The annual festival, now in its fifth season, is accepting submissions of short-subject films from all over the world.
Winning entries from this year's festival will premiere during two red-carpet events at the Wallenberg Auditorium, in the Rose Center for the Performing Arts, at Lower Columbia College.
The Premier Red-Carpet Opening of NIFF will be on Friday, March 20, 2020. Formal attire is preferred.
The Cosplay (science-fiction related costume), Red-Carpet Science-Fiction Awards will be occurring on Friday, March 27, 2020. Walk the red carpet with science-fiction characters and local celebrities.
– Festivities begin at 5:00PM with food and drink in the Rose Center for the Performing Arts.
– Films begin showing at 6:30PM and will continue through 9:30PM
The NanoCon International Science-Fiction Film Festival accepts submissions on an annual basis. Winning entries from this year's festival will premiere during the NanoCon Mk. VII Science-Fiction Convention at Lower Columbia College on March 28, 2019. We will begin accepting submissions on June 1, 2019.
NanoCon Mk. VI International Film Festival Schedule
– Submissions Open: June 1, 2019
– Submissions Close: December 1, 2019
– NOW OPEN TO ALL GENRES
– Short-subject of length between 3 and 40 minutes (including credits)
– Films will only be accepted in a digital format
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- Films must not have had major theatrical release or US broadcast airing prior to the festival.
- Films must not have had DVD sales on the internet prior to March 28, 2020.
- More than one entry may be submitted. Each entry must be accompanied by a separate entry.
- Films must be completed after March 29, 2019 in order to be considered for the 2020 NanoCon Mk. VI, International Science-Fiction Film Festival.
- Work-in-progress submissions are accepted. Updated versions of a submission may be sent until December 1, 2019. After that date, NIFF5 is under no obligation to view any new version.
- By choosing to use FilmFreeway's secured online screener, the film must be uploaded by the application's corresponding submission deadline in order to be considered. Your submission application will not be processed otherwise.
- All film entries selected for the festival grant NIFF5 the rights to use footage, stills, titles and information from the film for promotional purposes.
- Films can be submitted to three categories: 1) International Science-Fiction Short Films; 2) Local Science-Fiction Short Films; 3) Youth Science-Fiction Short Films.
- Winning festival entries will be selected from the three submission categories to include 70% of International Science-Fiction Short Films, 15% of Local Science-Fiction Short Films, and 15% of Youth Science-Fiction Short Films.
- All filmmakers will be notified by (approximately) March 1, 2020 via email.