2014 News

2014 Film Festival Awards

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The Dragon Con Independent Film Festival awards ceremony took place on Monday, September 1st. Clips were shown from each of three finalists in the categories of Action, Animated Comedy, Animated Fantasy, Animated Science Fiction, Animated Surrealism, Comedy, Dark Comedy, Documentary, Fan Film, Fantasy, Horror, Horror Comedy, Science Fiction, Thrillers, as well as Feature. The finalists, as well as the winners, are listed below. Best Animated Short and Best Short Film were chosen from the 1st place winners in the genre shorts categories.  An Honorable Mention was given to a film that, due to particularly intense competition, did not place first in its category. The Spirit of Dragon Con was awarded to a film that embodied the overall essence of both the film festival and the convention.  This was a juried competition.

Best Short Film: Curio Shop: A Post Apocalyptic Acid Western Best Animated Film: Lessons Learned Honorable Mention: Recursion Spirit of Dragon Con: Of Dice and Men

Action

1st Place: Curio Shop: A Post Apocalyptic Acid Western Mack Blaster – The World in the Crosshairs The Hunting

Animated Comedy

1st Place: Monkey Rag Bless You Fog of Courage

Animated Fantasy

1st Place: Lessons Learned In The Beginning Country of Wolves

Animated Science Fiction

1st Place: The Looking Planet Doctor Puppet: A Timelord Christmas Terraformin’

Animated Surrealism

1st Place: Leviathan Ages Hitori Collectors

Comedy

1st Place: Logan Must Make Star Wars Star Drunk Losers

Dark Comedy

1st Place: The Lord of Catan Alejandrito and the Boogie Man M is For Mobile

Documentary

1st Place: Rise of the eSports Hero

Fan Film

1st Place: Grayson: Earth One Batman Evolution Ruins and Reckoning

Fantasy

1st Place: Portal Jonah Cassandra

Horror

1st Place: Atlanta Zombie Apocalypse Butterfly Dust The Jigsaw

Horror Comedy

1st Place: Clean Break Ghosting Tasha and Friends

Science Fiction

1st Place: The Developer Recursion Into the Dark

Thriller

1st Place: Dog I Owe You Job Interview

Feature Film

1st Place: Drew: The Man Behind the Poster Of Dice and Men Time Lapse

Dragon Con Superheroes needs you – Walk to End Lupus Now on 4/26

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Now you can show your support year-round! Dragon Con Superheroes is a community service project team created for our members, volunteers, and staff to expand our charity efforts each year. We want YOU to join us at the Walk to End Lupus Now on 4/26/14 at Piedmont Park. Join our team, raise money*, and make a real difference in the lives of those living with Lupus each day.

There are several ways you can do so:
1.      WALKER:     Join Team Dragon Con and walk with us! *In order to be considered a Dragon Con Superhero (and be entitled to the free t-shirt and exclusive party), walkers on Team Dragon Con must raise a minimum of $50.

2.      VIRTUAL WALKER:     Become a virtual walker and raise money* for Team Dragon Con.  Join Team Dragon Con.

3.      COSTUMED GREETER: Come out and cheer on the walkers as they cross the finish line by showing up in your best Superhero or other “Dragon Conesque” costume.  Sign up for Finish Line duty here.

For more details: http://www.dragoncon.org/?q=superheroes
TO REGISTER: http://www.dragoncon.org/?q=Walk_To_End_Lupus_Superohero_Signup

ABOUT THE LUPUS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA  The Lupus Foundation of America is the only national force devoted to solving the mystery of lupus while giving caring support to those who suffer from its brutal impact. Through a comprehensive program of research, education and advocacy the Lupus Foundation of America leads the fight to improve the quality of life for all people affected by lupus.  Lupus is an unpredictable and potentially fatal autoimmune disease that affects 55,000 Georgians, mostly women aged 18-45, but also men, children and women of all ages.

Regular Submission Deadline – April 26th

Did you miss our Earlybird deadline?

Don’t worry – just submit by Apr 26th to qualify for our Regular Deadline and discounted rate.

Late Deadline/rates apply: April 27 – May 10th.

For submission instructions visit: http://filmfest.dragoncon.org/submit-to-the-festival/

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