The 4th Annual

ATLANTA SCI-FI FILM FESTIVAL

CELEBRATES ALIEN 40TH ANNIVERSARY

september 20 - 22, 2019

Submition deadline aug 20th!

Opening night event, Fri Sept 20th (details TBA)
Screening Competition and Special Feature Films Sat Sept 21st
Closing the festival with The Sci-fi Writers Scope Sun Sept 22nd
Ticket information Coming Soon!

"Memory: the origins of alien"
special Screening

We are excited to announce a special advanced screening of the critically-acclaimed documentary the Memory: The Origins of Alien! This compelling film, which premiered to five-star reviews at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and 2019 San Diego Comic Con!
Memory: The Origins of Alien will be available
Oct 4, 2019 On Demand and Limited Theater Release!

announcing new
alien art competition!

New art competition for Atlanta residents to express their love for this timeless franchise for the 40th Anniversary of Ridley Scott's masterpiece!

click here for details

SUBMIT YOUR ALIEN ART ON FILMFREEWAY!
Art Submission Deadline is September 9, 2019

the sci-fi writers scope

Hosted by
Sunday Sept 22nd at Georgia Tech's Bill Moore Student Success Center
Clary Theater at 225 N Ave NW, Atlanta, GA 30332

Ticket information Coming Soon

Special guest: EMILY DEAN 'Lego Movie 2' Storyboard Artist and Director of Sony's upcoming animated feature TAO, will be joining the Women in Sci-fi Panel Sun Sept 22nd!

Emily Dean's first short film, Andromeda was the Official Selection of Atl Sci-fi Film Festival 2018.

robotics demos by
Georgia Tech roboticists!

Georgia Tech's RoboGrads demo their new robotics for writers to use (upon written permission of course), in their new sci-fi story!

And a much needed discussion on strategies to suspend disbelief and plausibility in sci-fi narratives.
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Other speakers include The Atlanta Writers Club former president and author, George Weinstein
will discuss how AWC helps authors learn the craft & business of writing and details on the upcoming conference October 25-26, 2019

OCTAVIA E. BUTLER ESSAY COMPETITION

To celebrate the reissue of Octavia E. Butler's most popular book series, Parable of the Sower (Out Now) and Parable of the Talents (Aug 20th), we invite all level of writers to an essay competition!
Winners will be announced Sunday at the Sci-fi Writers Scope.
Sponsored by Grand Central Publishing
Deadlines are:  Parable of the Sower Aug 1st and Talents or both Sept 1st
Click here for details

Parable of the Sower
available
AprIL 30, 2019

Parable of the TALENTS
AUGUST 20, 2019

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Clockmakers Dream
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