The Sydney Science Fiction Film Festival is Australia’s leading science fiction film festival.
The event is committed to showcasing a diverse line-up of the latest science fiction, fantasy, cult cinema and horror offerings to local audiences.
Sydney Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Festival 2024 Dates, Program & Tickets
What makes the Sydney Science Fiction Film Festival stand out from other film festivals is that most of the films in its line-up have been pledged via cold submission, which means that it relies heavily on independent filmmakers to contribute through the open submission process. Doing so helps ensure that indie filmmakers are supported and have a better chance of being screened during the event.
Aside from the screenings, the question-and-answer portions and the after-parties are a major highlight. Fans look forward to these events each year as they allow them to meet many renowned Australian and international filmmakers. Other highlights include forums and special events, culminating with the winners’ announcement at the end of the festival.
The Sydney Science Fiction Film Festival runs over four days in August at Event Cinemas on George Street.