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

Posted in 2014 News, News on April 13th, 2014 | Comments Off

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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

Posted in 2014 News, News on March 4th, 2014 | Comments Off

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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2013 Dragon Con Alum Short film available online

Posted in News on March 4th, 2014 | Comments Off

If you missed Writer/Director Angus Swantee’s dark comedy “Torturous” at our 2013 festival, you’re in luck…It’s now available for free viewing online at:  https://vimeo.com/87142334

For more about the film, revisit: http://filmfest.dragoncon.org/2013/t-z-2013/torturous/

Dragon Con Film Festival: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Posted in News on February 19th, 2014 | Comments Off

The 2014 Dragon Con Independent Short Film Festival is open for submissions. The festival begins on August 29th in Atlanta GA.

We focus each year on showcasing the finest independent short films of the fantastic.  We welcome not only Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror films, but any film of the imagination.  This includes Mysteries, Thrillers, Film Noirs, Comedies, Alt Lifestyle, Magical Realism, Surrealistic films, and most dramas, just to name a few, as well as short animated films of all types.  We take narrative shorts as well as documentaries. We also accept a limited number of features.

Reminder Approaching Early Bird Deadline: March 1, 2014
                                                      Regular Deadline: April 26th, 2014

For everything you need to submit, look at http://filmfest.dragoncon.org/submit-to-the-festival/

Tweets from 08-23-2013 to 08-29-2013

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The New Trailer for “+1″

Posted in News on August 23rd, 2013 | Comments Off

Sunday night at Dragon Con you’ll have a chance to see the new IFC Midnight film, +1. It’s fun. It’s weird. It’s everything you expect from a film at Dragon Con, and this trailer will give you a peek. See it here.

Tweets from 08-16-2013 to 08-22-2013

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Tweets from 08-09-2013 to 08-15-2013

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Tweets from 08-02-2013 to 08-08-2013

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Tweets from 07-26-2013 to 08-01-2013

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Unveiling the 2013 Film Festival Poster

Posted in News on July 27th, 2013 | 1 Comment
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DCIFF 2013 Poster

Here’s our official 2013 Dragon Con Independent Film Festival poster, created by the lovely and talented Cassy Gordon.

Dragon Con Independent Short Film Festival Announces its 2013 Films

Posted in News on July 21st, 2013 | Be the first to comment

We are proud to announce our 2013 films:

Short Films

  • “_____” (Insert Superhero Name Here)  (dir: Kevin Shah)
  • 113 Degrees  (dir: Sabrina Doyle)
  • Alice Through The Looking Glass  (dir: Denise Plauche)
  • Antoine And The Heroes  (dir: Patrick Bagot)
  • Apartment 15  (dir: Mattia Puleo)
  • Arkham Rising  (dir: Aristides Guillen)
  • Bait  (dir: Raymond Carr, Jared Young)
  • Blue Division  (dir: Sergi Marti)
  • Brand Expanders – Vaderade  (dir: Matt Green)
  • The Brewmaster  (dir: Mark Mulcahy)
  • Christmas Eve Pet Massacre  (dir: Daniel Whidden)
  • Closing Session  (dir: Raymond Calderon)
  • The Cold Heart  (dir: Hannes Rall)
  • Cold Turkey  (dir: Fannar Thor Arnarsson)
  • A Conversation About Cheating With My Time Travelling Future Self  (dir: Pornsak Pichetshote)
  • Create  (dir: Dan Mackenzie)
  • The Dark  (dir: Justin P. Lange)
  • Day Of The Spectre  (dir: Chris Peters)
  • Dead Of Winter  (dir: Dan Delano)
  • Death Of A Shadow  (dir: Tom Van Avermaet)
  • Feral  (dir: Daniel A Sousa Daniel A Sousa)
  • Fists Of Jesus  (dir: David Muñoz, Adrian Cardona)
  • Franky And The Ant  (dir: Billy Hayes)
  • Freebird  (dir: Dustin Leboeuf)
  • Freeze  (dir: Brian Teague)
  • Girls Named Pinky  (dir: Alex Lubliner)
  • The Gold Sparrow  (dir: Daniel Stessen)
  • Hibakusha  (dir: Steve Nguyen, Choz Belen)
  • Hide N Seek  (dir: Hanuk Lee)
  • House Of Monsters  (dir: Dawn Brown)
  • Iris  (dir: Justin S. Lee)
  • Karl Of The Future  (dir: Nick Reinhard)
  • Keye Luke  (dir: Timothy Tau)
  • Kill Switch  (dir: Michael Chrisoulakis)
  • Killer Kart’  (dir: James Feeney)
  • Kundalini  (dir: V. Alex Marquez)
  • La Bear  (dir: BC Thompson)
  • The League Of S.T.E.A.M. – Dead End  (dir: Andrew Fogel)
  • The Legend Of The Black Dragon  (dir: Girard Tecson)
  • Little Man Of Steel  (dir: Larry Ziegelman)
  • Little Red  (dir: Terry Legan, Lee Crowe)
  • Locked Up  (dir: Jane Eakin)
  • Magic The Gathering The Musical  (dir: Molly Coffee)
  • Man Of Steel Song  (dir: Matthew Campagna)
  • The Meeting  (dir: Karen Lam)
  • Miracle On Metal Street  (dir: Carl Bachmann)
  • Objects Of Desire  (dir: Jim Turner)
  • The Plan  (dir: Daniel Fallik)
  • Poison Apple  (dir: Dane Neves)
  • Polterghost  (dir: Zack Ogle)
  • Posthuman  (dir: Cole Drumb)
  • The Quirk And The Dead  (dir: Ken Macgregor, Brian Lillie)
  • Red Sand: A Mass Effect Fan Film  (dir: Caleb Evans)
  • Restitution  (dir: Justin Miller)
  • Revelation  (dir: Joseph Morgan)
  • Riverside  (dir: Chris Garrison)
  • The Road  (dir: Owen Thomas)
  • The Robbery  (dir: Stan Williams)
  • The Root Of The Problem  (dir: Ryan Spindell)
  • The Rose Of Turaida  (dir: Ryan Grobins)
  • Rose, Mary And Time  (dir: Hardeep Giani)
  • The Secret Keeper  (dir: Bears Fonte)
  • Shelf Life  (dir: Steven Calcote)
  • She’s Having A Baby!  (dir: Robert  Smellin, Chris  Smellin)
  • Shotrocity  (dir: Brian Burroughs)
  • Shtarkers: Tough Guys  (dir: Tony Perzow, R.S. Bailey)
  • The Storm  (dir: Andre Leblanc)
  • Supervised  (dir: Rick Glenn, Niles Heckman)
  • Supine: A Dream  (dir: Lyon Hill)
  • Temma  (dir: Anya Meksin)
  • Territorial  (dir: Santiago C. Tapia, Jessica Curtright)
  • There’s An Octopus In Your Head  (dir: Ari Grabb)
  • Til Death  (dir: Jason Tostevin)
  • Titanadon Vs. Mechamantis  (dir: Adam Ruckersfeldt)
  • Torturous  (dir: Angus Swantee)
  • Transmission  (dir: Jared D. Weiss)
  • Unicorn Wizard  (dir: Jim Turner)
  • Voyage Trekkers – Season 2  (dir: Nathan Blackwell)
  • Watercolors  (dir: Robert Kornstein)
  • Witchfinder  (dir: Colin Clarke)
  • Witch’s Reign  (dir: Elizabeth Hatcher)
  • With Paper Hands  (dir: Sarah Plonski)
  • The Zombie Lawyer Commercials  (dir: Matthew Mcgahren)
  • Zombie Socks   (dir: Elizabeth Stacy)

Feature Films

In the coming days, we’ll slip information on each film onto the site. Come back for info and screening times.

Tweets from 07-12-2013 to 07-18-2013

Posted in News on July 19th, 2013 | Comments Off

Selections Are Finished

Posted in News on June 30th, 2013 | Be the first to comment

We have selected the films for the 2013 Dragon*Con Film Festival, and it is a great slate. All notifications have been sent, and we will be announcing the films to the public soon.

Announce Date: June 26

Posted in News on June 17th, 2013 | Be the first to comment

Somethings just can’t be rushed, so I am pushing back our Announce Date to June 26. We will contact everyone.

Third Round of Selections

Posted in News on June 16th, 2013 | Be the first to comment

We’re in our third round of selections now, reviewing films.  We’re going to have a very good year. But I think we’ll have a few more rounds.  It looks unlikely we’ll make our June 19th announcement date. An extra week looks likely.

Last Chance to Enter the 2013 Dragon*CON Film Festival

Posted in News on May 16th, 2013 | Be the first to comment

This is it.  Your last chance. May 17th is our Extended Deadline and then it is too late. So, submit today. Get your submission info and fee into withoutabox.com and we are set.  It is OK for your film to show up a few days later as long as everything is in withoutabox by midnight tomorrow.  Don’t delay. All the info you need is at http://filmfest.dragoncon.org/submit-to-the-festival/.

Extended Deadline: May 17

Posted in News on May 13th, 2013 | Be the first to comment

OK Filmmakers, you know how this works. Festivals have a deadline, a late deadline, and an extended deadline.  We’re at that last one. Yes, you can still submit, but this is your last chance. All the details are here. Don’t let the 17th pass you by.

Deadline: Today

Posted in News on May 10th, 2013 | Be the first to comment

Today is our late submission deadline. Get your information into WAB before midnight (films can reach the office later as long as everything else is done on withoutabox.com today).

Late Deadline Almost Here

Posted in News on May 8th, 2013 | Be the first to comment

Only two more days.  Don’t miss your chance to be part of the Dragon*Con Independent Short Film Festival. Get your info and submission fee into withoutabox.com before the end of May 10th, and you are golden. Do it now, before the world ends.


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