Film Festival

Comicpalooza’s Film Festival has become one of the most significant events within the show. Film makers from all over the world are invited to submit their short films and compete for awards including Best of in the following categories: Science Fiction/Action, Horror, Fantasy, Star Wars Film, Fan Film, Animated, and Student.

All films will be judged by a committee of fans and industry professionals, with finalists being exhibited at Comicpalooza 2020. Additionally will be working with finalists to create panel and discussion time for audience interaction with the filmmakers.

Comicpalooza guests are able to watch the films at no additional charge, with special restrictions that may have applied for youths under the age of 18.

2020 Film Festival Submissions Are Now Open

The deadline for submitting is March 1st, 2020. Click below for the official rules and to submit your film today!

Submit Your Film

Comicpalooza Film Festival 2019 Awards

Best Student Film: Double Presents

Best Science Fiction: Sonny Vicious

Best Horror: The Blood is the Life

Best Fantasy: DISPEL

Best Animated: Next Stop

Best Action/Thriller/Spy: Spring Branch Chronicle

Best Fan Film: AFRO

Best Star Wars Fan Film: Star Wars: The Toys Awaken