Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival


March 20, 2021

The Museum of Pop Culture in partnership with SIFF presents the 16th annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival (SFFSFF). This celebration of artistic excellence brings together cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers, and artists for a showcase of illuminating and unconventional films. Admitted films are judged by a nationally recognized jury comprised of luminaries in the fields of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. The festival brings together industry professionals and genre experts to encourage and support new, creative additions to science fiction, fantasy, and horror cinematic arts.

See all the short films and exclusive live Q&As with the filmmakers during this livestream event on the SIFF Channel—SIFF's new streaming portal at This year's edition will also include seven youth track films, plus a Q+A with the filmmakers and an intro by MoPOP's Youth Advisory Board.

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11:00 AM - 12:30 PM - Youth Showcase
12:00 - 12:30 PM - Pre-Recorded Q&A with Youth Filmmakers, moderated by MoPOP's Youth Advisory Board
1:00 - 3:00 PM - Package 1
3:00 - 3:30 PM - Package 1 Live Q&A
4:00 - 5:40 PM - Package 2
5:40 - 6:10 PM - Package 2 Live Q&A

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Can't make the event?

The full festival program available on demand March 21-26.

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