The Genre Lab Showcases 2022 @ Pinewood Studios
Hosted by Lift-Off Global Network

- Qualifies for Lift-Off Global Network Season Award Nominations

This Genre Lab exists to provide huge opportunities featuring discussions, feedback on your work, workshops, and future support for your project. The lab accepts Shorts, Features, Animations, Scripts, Works in Development, Web Series, VR, Music Videos, and Treatments.

If you are selected, you will be invited to our HQ at Pinewood Studios, home of Star Wars, James Bond and countless other blockbuster films, where you will meet with the Lift-Off team and other selections for a unique event aimed at creatives, to provide an invaluable platform designed to support the next generation of genre-based content creators. The Lift-Off Global Network exists with the aim of supporting you, the grassroots filmmaker, through a variety of methods via these in-depth, highly valuable and insightful events. All selected projects will also be given their 'officially selected' laurels.

Learn more about the Lift-Off Global Network and how we support our filmmakers. Watch coverage from our festivals, see the interviews and engage with our live workshops directly from our YouTube Channel. Simply copy and paste this link into a separate tab:

The Lift-Off Global Network want to meet, inspire and support the next pioneers of Science Fiction and Fantasy.

The day's timetable will comprise of discussing Science Fiction and Fantasy, its devices, successes, and pitfalls. The group will also explore what it takes to be a successful content creator within these highly popular genres - this includes the rarely touched on aspects of distribution, online strategies, self-publishing, self-marketing and social media positioning.

After the private screenings, the event includes a feedback session with attendees and the Lift-Off team. This is a perfect opportunity to ask any questions and receive private feedback on your work whilst simultaneously acting as a Career Road-Mapping Session.

Aside from all of the above, you will be able to forge connections with your attending peers interested and working in Sci-Fi and Fantasy. It will be a day packed with insight, all developed so you may take your work, and ultimately your career, further!

Lift-Off Global Network offers to you the chance to join our platform. An "industry within the industry" and a place to build your career with showcases, education, festival screenings, and limitless fee waivers to all of our events for your content. We have so much to offer our members via Lift-Off Professional and Intermediate Memberships; the list is endless. We are sure that fee waivers and a priority on screening your work worldwide are worth your attention, however, we have so much more we can offer you in terms of developing the skills you already possess to enable you to go out into the film world and not only endlessly create the art you want, but to have an audience and a platform to sustain it. Take a look:

Our Professional Membership is an annual subscription of $189, it entitles you to the following benefits...
- Fee waivers across our entire festival network - (worth $700)
- Free tickets to all of our events around the world
- Access to a real-time global jobs board - work within the industry
- Access to a huge scripts database
- Contact screenwriters from all over the world
- Upload your own scripts
- Apply for global production support
- Apply for career guidance

Intermediate Membership is an annual subscription of $89, which entitles you to,
-Free Submission to Showcases
-Launch Your Projects
-Free Tickets to Festivals
-Film Industry Jobs
-Production Support
-Career Road-Mapping
-Find Scripts & Screenplays
And much more…

Talk to us, join our Facebook group, or send us a message on Instagram or Twitter if you have any questions. We are excited to hear from you and look forward to seeing your work.

For more information please head to our website:


Lift-Off Production Support - future assistance for your project(s) worth over $75000...

Lens support from Movietec
Complete ROTOLIGHT lighting rig, a Lift-Off Production Coordinator & Assistant on set
Pre-production “Development Days” held at Lift- Off HQ
Assistance on Funding
Casting Guidance
Crew Sourcing
Post-Production Feedback
Extensive Marketing, PR, film festival submissions, and distribution support

You will be invited to our HQ at Pinewood Studios, home of Star Wars, James Bond and countless other blockbuster films, where you will meet with the Lift-Off team and other selections. All selected projects will be given their 'officially selected' laurels

- We accept all films, scripts, and treatments at any length specific to this genre

- Proudly, Lift-Off has no restrictions on your work. This includes its premier status, its age, and/or whether your work has been made available online.

- *Deadlines may be subject to extension.