Gen Con Film Festival Submissions Now Open
The annual Gen Con Film Festival screens feature films, short films, and web series. It awards prizes to top entrants. The curated films appeal to Gen Con’s gamer attendees and feature genres including fantasy, sci-fi, horror, animation, anime, martial arts, gaming, related parodies, and documentaries. A truly international film festival, it has featured the works of filmmakers from countries including Brazil, Japan, the United Kingdom, and Australia.
If you’re interested in submitting a film for consideration, you can do so online using the web services WIthoutabox or FilmFreeway.
For Gen Con 50, the film festival has increased its cash prizes to the following:
- Best Feature Film: $1,000
- Best Web Series: $250
- Best Short Film: $250
Want to learn more? Go to the Film Festival web page at gencon.com.
Pastimes Magic Events at Gen Con 50
Magic: the Gathering events will be plentiful and diverse at Gen Con 50. The Pastimes team will continue leading the Magic events area, and are happy to announce the return of the Gen Con Championship with a variety of Qualifiers to win entrance into the Championship event. Starting Thursday, August 17 at Noon and running through Saturday, August 19, they will qualify up to 32 players for a chance to win a 2018 Gen Con VIG badge, a Gen Con Championship Trophy, uncut sheets of Magic cards, a case of booster packs, and more!
Pastimes will host Magic events for casual and competitive players all day, every day at Gen Con. Formats will include Standard, Modern, Legacy, Vintage, Two-Headed Giant, Commander, Frontier, Booster Drafts, Trios, Limited, Grand Melee, and more! They also will bring back fan favorites such as Standard Limited, Chaos Drafts, Warped Limited, Block Party, and other fun formats.
The schedule will be set shortly. Prepare to spend a lot of time playing Magic at Gen Con 50!
Gen Con 50 T-shirts Shipping Now
The new Gen Con 50 T-Shirt is available and shipping now at the Offworld Design’s Official Gen Con Store. Take flight with your official official gold dragon gear today!