Dragon*Con Presents: Short Films On May 4th North of Atlanta

A special event for all of fans of genre films.
Two of the favorites from the 2009 Dragon*Con Independent Short Film Festival will be screened on May 4th just north of Atlanta. Both shorts were filmed in Georgia and the filmmakers will be in attendance for a Q&A after.  The films:

A retelling of old moral tales. Bridge blends elements of far eastern and American cinema into a bedtime story and a wild ride. This short features fantasy, action, and comedy in its tale of four travelers who discover a tunnel into a mystical world. They explore and come upon a bridge that spans a vast, misty swamp. They set off across it, ignoring the seemingly inconsequential 25c toll request at its entrance: not a clever plan.

That’s Magic!
That’s Magic! follows a disillusioned magician who seeks his own answer to find what is ‘magic’ in the world around him. A fantasy musical that pulls out all the stops–darkly beautiful with a message of hope.

The first screening starts at 6pm, but if you can’t quite make that, both films will be repeated.

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Call for Entries

The Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival is open for submissions for 2010.

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 that steps out of the slice-of-life category.  This includes Mysteries, Thrillers, Film Noirs, Comedies, Alt Lifestyle, Slip Stream/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.

Our regular deadline is May 7th.

Get more info on submitting your film at www.filmfest.dragoncon.org/filmfestsub.htm