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Halloween Weekend
October 29 - 31, 2021

Join Us at Home or In-Person


Festival Passes for Virtual and In-Person Screenings & Events

tickets & passes go on sale fri oct 1, 2021 12PM

Over 30 Shorts and Special Feature Length films


All Access Passes will Includes:
  • Access to ALL On-demand films in competition
  • Outdoor Movie Screening Event
  • Special Features & Surprise Screenings
  • Festival Opening Night Party *VIP Room
  • Virtual Industry Panels
  • Sat & Sun Virtual Matinee
  • Live Chat with Filmmakers on Clubhouse
  • More
*Programming subject to change


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Get Vaccinated

Atlanta Sci-fi Film Festival Indoor Events are for Vaccinated Persons Only. The outdoor Dinner & Sci-fi Movie Under the Stars and Online screenings are available for those who are not vaccinated”  

We are partnering with MEDICI Urgent Care & Wellness Center to offer FREE Vaccines at the The Beacon in advance of the festival!  Visit for more details and to schedule your appointment today!

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Schedule at a glance

FRIDAY - Oct 29th

Festival Opening Night

Industry Night Party at The Beacon

All You Can See Sci-Fi

Live Action

Animation/ CGI


Halloween Hackfest Games (in-person & digital)

Meet The Filmmakers

SATURDAY - Oct 30th

Outdoor Movie Screening

Dinner & Sci-fi Movie Under the Stars

All You Can See Sci-fi

Live Action

Animation/ CGI


Halloween Hackfest Games (in-person & digital)

Meet The Filmmakers

SUNDAY - Oct 31th

Closing Night

Industry Panels

  • Panavision
  • Dune Scholarly Panel
  • Women in Sci-fi
  • Cinematography and Unit Photography
  • Music in Sci-fi Done Right
  • Welcome to Afrofuturism

Judges Talk

Meet the Filmmakers

Halloween Hackfest Games (in-person & digital)

Official selected films in competition will be announced Oct 1, 2021

Industry panels

Dune - A Scholarly Panel

Dr. Kara Kennedy
Dr. Ian Campbell

Welcome To Afrofuturism

Isis Asare “Sistah Sci-fi”
Dr. Susana Morris
John Jennings
Ayana Jamieson

Women in Sci-Fi

Margaret Caragan
Niki (Veronika) De Jong
Dr. Ida Yoshinaga

Cinematography / Unit Photography

Mike Dallatorre
Boris Martin

Music in Sci-Fi Done Right

Jesse Goodwin
Scott Miller
Francesca Mormanni


Emily Dean
Jesse Atlas
Chris LeDoux
Federico Furzan

Curious about who is judging this year’s films? Find out more by reading about our judges backgrounds

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