Origins Game Fair Announces First Annual Film Festival
Origins Film Festival Calls for Entries
Columbus, OH March 31, 2016- Origins Game Fair announces the first annual Origins Film Festival, June 16-18, 2016 (www.originsfilmfestival.com), showcasing independent feature and short films of any genre related to gaming, sci-fi, or fantasy.
“We are excited to add a new element to the show with the Origins Film Festival,” said John Ward, Executive Director of GAMA. “We are always looking for fun, family friendly events and we were lucky enough to partner with Cavegirl Productions to make this one happen.”
Submissions are now open, and the final deadline is May 1st, 2016. Filmmakers may submit exclusively via FilmFreeway at filmfreeway.com/festival/OriginsFF or by clicking the FilmFreeway button at www.originsfilmfestival.com. Accepted films will have the opportunity to promote and sell copies of their film or related merchandise at the OFF Showcase booth during the convention.
The festival will be juried, with prizes for the winning films. Awards will be given for:
– BEST FEATURE
– BEST SHORT
– BEST GAMING FILM
– BEST SCI-FI FILM
– BEST FANTASY FILM
Other special events are planned to accompany the screenings. Screenings will not be ticketed, but an Origins badge will be required for admission.
The Origins Film Festival is produced by the independent filmmaking company Cavegirl Productions (www.cavegirl.com). For more information, please contact Festival Co-director Seth C. Polansky at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Origins Game Fair runs June 15-19, 2016 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH. It features thousands of gaming events and fun for the whole family. Visit www.originsgamefair.com for more information. Registration is open now!
Origins Game Fair began in 1975 and is one of North America’s most prominent annual gaming conventions. It is run by The Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Origins serves the gaming industry, including miniatures gaming, board games, trading card games, LARPs and role-playing games.