Screening at the National Automobile Museum in Reno, Nevada, we're the Biggest Little Science + Fiction Film Festival in the World! Our goal is to bring science fiction short films to audiences in Nevada and around the world -- and to recognize, reward and showcase creativity, ingenuity and science-based imagination.

Awards & Prizes

Medals, awards, room packages and/or cash prizes for:

Best Science Fiction Short Film (Animation)
Best Science Fiction Short Film (Live Action)
Best Virtual Reality
Best Science Fiction Trailer
Best Sci-Fi Music Video
Best Student Sci-Fi Film

Specialty Awards:

2017 Audience Choice Award
Area 51 Award
Award for Artistic and Literary Excellence
Best Depiction of Science and Technology
Best Space Film (Animation or Live Action)
Directors' and Film Critics' Awards

Rules & Terms

Filmmakers must have the legal right to screen their film and, by submitting, freely grant the Festival the right to screen their film for festival participants.

Note: All submissions must be made online, uploaded as a digital file. We do not accept or return mailed dvds or other media.

15 Reviews

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    Ricardo Fernández

    A great festival for people who love science and science fiction!

    June 2017
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    David Stuart-Snell

    Great bunch of people, superb constructive, enthusiastic feedback!

    June 2017
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    Tristan Ofield

    This was great value for money

    June 2017
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    Alessio De Marchi

    Great Festival! Awesome movies and impeccable organization. Great venue for young filmmakers. Thank you!

    June 2017
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    Harry Assouline

    I had the chance to control a robot via beam software, thanks to Paul and his team, the experience was amazing.

    June 2017