Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival

A not-to-be missed annual juried festival showcasing animated and live-action science fiction and fantasy films from around the globe.

EMP Museum in partnership with SIFF presents the tenth annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival. Filmmakers from around the world are encouraged to submit animated and live-action science fiction and fantasy films to this acclaimed festival.

Admitted films are judged by a nationally recognized jury comprised of luminaries in the fields of science fiction and fantasy. The festival brings together industry professionals in filmmaking and the genres of science fiction and fantasy to encourage and support new, creative additions to science fiction and fantasy cinema arts.



Early Submission: July 15, 2014
Regular Submission: August 15, 2014
Late Submission: September 15, 2014

Questions? Email FilmFest@EMPmuseum.org.

Submit Film

New this year: In celebration of the tenth anniversary of the festival, an additional screening of horror-infused shorts will be shown. Please submit your dark short films via Submittable.

EMP would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support of Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival:

Cinerama  ArtsfundNorwescon


Official Hotel Partner:

Hotel Max