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Other Worlds Says OMG!
Fest adds Israeli sci-fi comedy OMG, I'm a Robot?! and Dark Star
"...OWA senior programmer Dan Repp called OMG I'm a Robot?!..."

Nov. 1, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Goes to an Alien Nation
Sci-fi and horror fest releases full, final lineup
"...opportunity to screen Alien Nation,” said Bears Rebecca Fonté, OWA founder and artistic director "[It's] a film that looks..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Enter the Domain With Other Worlds Austin
Sci-fi film festival adds world premiere, new score, and award winners
"...OWA has also announced the recipient of the inuagural Dan..."

Nov. 5, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Finds the 'Dead Within'
Austin's newest film fest announces special preview screening
"...Last week, OWA held a special screening of found footage mindbender Dark..."

Aug. 4, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Festival Films You Haven't Seen Yet
From charming zombies to pompous actors, 10 films to seek in 2019
"...genre, Arrow Films, had already acquired it before its OWA screening, so expect a home release blitz in 2019...."

Jan. 11, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Five Films You Can’t Miss at Other Worlds Austin
Zoom into the future with the sci-fi film festival
"...Battlestar Galactica. Join uncredited director and third recipient of OWA's Defender of the Universe award, Alan J. Levi, for..."

Dec. 7, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Hits The Dead Center
Sci-fi and horror film fest adds centerpiece film and more
"...second wave for the festival, which runs Dec. 6-9. OWA programmer and Associate Artistic Director Jordan Brown said that,..."

Oct. 20, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Boards Battlestar Galactica
Festival honors legendary TV director Alan Levi
"...the feature version of the pilot in four decades. OWA founder and artistic director Bears Rebecca Fonté described those..."

Aug. 16, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Adds Beyond Skyline
Companion to 2010 surprise success headlines first wave
"...Yayan Ruhian, stars of heavy-hitting Indonesian crowd-pleaser The Raid. OWA senior programmer Dan Repp said, “The Raid lead actors..."

Sept. 25, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

How Diverge Came Together
Director James Morrison on films and filmmakers that influenced him
"...later this year through Gravitas (who are also releasing OWA's last Orbiter title, Dave Made a Maze). Before the..."

Aug. 15, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Circling the Future
Other Worlds Austin Orbiter summer series begins
"...OWA's out-of-festival screenings actually predate the festival itself. In July..."

June 16, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds and Under Worlds With Bears Fonté
OWA founder adds horror, history, and food to the sci-fi fest
"...HH founder Corey Mitchell for encouraging him to start OWA. There had been talk in earlier years of heading..."

Nov. 29, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Announces Mary Shelley Award Finalists
Shortlist for prize for rising female film talents
"...jury-selected $500 prize will be announced during this year's OWA, running Dec. 1-4...."

Nov. 23, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Star Wars Memories
In honor of Star Wars Day, Austin’s creatives talk about how the Force changed their lives
"...OWA will be hosting Star Wars Day: A Free Celebration,..."

May 4, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Top 10 Festival Films of 2017 You Haven't Seen Yet
From zombie musicals to political scandals, a bumper year
"...news. Screen Media Films acquired Curvature just before its OWA screening, and have it scheduled for an early 2018..."

Jan. 1, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Goes Into The Black Hole
Disney cult fave for SF fest, plus final lineup
"...Gary Nelson will become the second ever recipient of OWA's Defender of the Galaxy award for his work on..."

Oct. 30, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Into the Woods With The Heretics
Canadian horror gets its U.S. premiere tonight
"...was also produced by Giroux, who also produced Maher's OWA 2016 late-night fright Bed of the Dead, who shot..."

Oct. 18, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Crosses the Event Horizon
Film fest opens with 20th anniversary of sci-fi/horror classic
"...OWA founder Bears Fonté described the film, along with The..."

Aug. 15, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

The Dystopia of Perfection in Teleios
Other Worlds Austin brings class systems to space travel
"...in. I was like, 'Ah, dammit.' But I think [OWA founder] Bears Fonte remembered the film, and gave it..."

April 17, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Review: Be My Cat: A Film for Anne
Bizarre Romanian horror brings insane spark to found footage
"...classic, there is nothing extraordinary in the presentation here. OWA founder Bears Fonté explained that he booked this because..."

Dec. 7, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Premieres Nathaniel Atcheson’s Domain
Social media meets the apocalypse
"...at Flix Brewhouse. For ticket info and to see OWA’s entire schedule, visit www.otherworldsaustin.com...."

Dec. 2, 2016 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Adds Owen Egerton's Latest
Plus sci-fi fest's closing night title, and shorts
"...last. Joining cult faves and cutting edge creations, now OWA adds Austin author-turned-scriptwriter Owen Egerton's latest, The Axe Murders..."

Nov. 28, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Unleashes First Wave
Sci-fi icon Sybil Danning to be honored
"...a place in the genre pantheon. That's why the OWA team has picked her as the recipient of the..."

Oct. 4, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

New Grant at Other Worlds Austin
Dan O'Bannon award to help Texas filmmakers
"...fingerprints are all over Eighties science fiction and horror. OWA founder and artistic director Bears Fonté said, “We can..."

Aug. 5, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Backyard Star Wars
Other Worlds Austin screens fan films for Star Wars Day
"...this night of shorts, he also wanted to highlight OWA's dedication to storytelling in sci-fi. For example, Fonte said,..."

May 2, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Lights the Embers
Post-apocalyptic drama joins list of Shelley Award nominees
"...list of women eligible for the Mary Shelley Award, OWA's new competition celebrating female creatives in science fiction. The..."

Nov. 19, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Proclaims No Men Beyond This Point
Sci-fi fest adds battle of the sexes mockumentary as centerpiece
"...to be a little politically incorrect. I know the OWA audience is going to enjoy this alternate history lesson.”..."

Nov. 13, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Goes Intergalactic, Intercontinental
Steampunk, time travel, and zombie comedy join the fest
"...OWA (running Dec. 3-5) already announced its opening night film,..."

Nov. 6, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Other Worlds Austin Celebrate Women in SF
Fest announces new award, plus YA opening night film
"...OWA has always placed an emphasis on creating an equitable..."

Nov. 2, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Local Historic District Mix-Up
"...is a 10-block neighborhood at the northwestern edge of OWA with its own NRHD. Clarksville is a historically black..."

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