Do you have a groungbreaking work of staggering genius? Enter the second annual Raw Science Film Festival. Categories include fiction and non-fiction for both students and professionals. Cash prizes are awarded. Animations and infographics are welcomed.
The film screening and awards ceremony takes place on Saturday, December 5, 2015 in Google’s Silicon Beach. The theme of this year’s Awards Ceremony is VIRTUAL REALITY.
In addition to prizes for entrants to the festival, awards will be given for theatrically released films including Best Documentary, Best Science Fiction, and Technical Innovation in Media.
The “Kip Thorne Gravity Award” will be given to a theatrically released film for Best Depiction of a Scientific Principle in Film. Kip Thorne won in 2014 for the depiction of gravity in “Interstellar.”
William Nix (The Prophet)
Paul Hynek (Giant Studios: LOTR, Avatar)
Joel Hynek (The Matrix)
Liz Keim (The Exploratorium)
Hussain Currimbhoy (Sundance Institute)
Steffen Wild (Jim Henson’s Creature Shop)
Iram Parveen Bilal (Josh, The PhD Movie)
Rick Loverd (Science & Entertainment Exchange)
Kip Thorne for the “Kip Thorne Gravity Award”
USC Institute for Creative Technologies
The Science & Entertainment Exchange
Awards & Prizes
There are cash prizes, trophies, and sponsor award packages.
Student Dramatic Works 10 minutes and under
Student Documentary Works 10 minutes and under
Student Dramatic Works over 10 minutes
Student Documentary Works over 10 minutes
Professional Dramatic Works 10 minutes and under
Professional Documentary Works 10 minutes and under
Professional Dramatic Works over 10 minutes
Professional Documentary Works over 10 minutes
Dates & Deadlines
August 5, 2015 Opening Date