Carsten Turner writes in, with a call for entries for the 2012 Boston Science Fiction Film Festival, running Feb. 10-20 in Somerville, MA.
"Film-makers can submit projects to withoutabox. Winners will selected for Best Feature and Best Short. This year, two new categories have been established, too Steampunk Feature & Short. Each winning entry will get THE GORT, an exclusively designed sculpture, plus the normal swag associated with the festival. ... The fest culminates with the annual 24 hour film marathon, affectionately called The ʻThon. The venue is only two Red Line (MBTA) stops from Harvard and is within walking distance of Tufts University."
Submission fees start at $35.00 for shorts and $50 for features, and you have until January 30th to get yours in. More info is at the official web site.
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