The Berlin Sci-Fi Fimfest will be showcasing the best of its 2017 Science Fiction film entries. From around the world and landing in a city that has in itself an “otherworldly” landscape and history. We want to celebrate this genre and its filmmakers who seek out new life and new civilizations, boldly going where no man has gone before.

The festival screenings will be on 17-18 November 2017. Our flagship venue will be at Babylon cinema located in the heart of Berlin.

Awards & Prizes

You can submit in the following categories:
Best Feature (Min. 40 minutes)
Best Web-series (Max. 25 minutes)
Best Fan Film (Max. 30 minutes)
Best Action Short (Max. 40 minutes)
Best Drama Short (Max. 40 minutes)
Best Animation Short (Max. 30 minutes)
Best Comedy Short (Max. 40 minutes)
Best VFX Short (Max. 40 minutes)
Outstanding Film Award
Grand Jury Award

There will be certificated awarded to the Runners Up in these Catagories, which will be sent as PDF.

Additional Certificated winners in the following catagories:
Best Direction
Best Actor
Best Actress
Jury best Trailer

Plus Automatic Acceptance Award to The Dublin Sci-Fi Film Festival

Rules & Terms

Here are our rules to enter:

Films submitted must belong to the Sci-Fi genre, geek interest films of all types, including documentary, narrative, animation, experimental and fan films.

Films must be in English or have English subtitles.

All submissions are preferred as a digital upload/download. MOV or DCP files only please.

You give the Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest permission to use the film or its trailer and/or any other marketing materials you supply to us for any promotional purposes for the festival.

You give the Berlin Sci-Fi Filmfest permission to show your film royalty-free during the festival at the designated venue(s).

Once a film is officially accepted to the festival, the filmmaker can no longer withdraw it from the festival lineup.

The filmmaker is responsible for submitting the final screening materials to us at least 21 days before festival begin.

You must have all copyright clearances, including music, for all the work you submit to us.

Fan-films are an exception as they are always homages to existing franchises. We do accept and want Fan-films in the festival.