In its third year, the Atlanta Sci-fi Film Festival has a rich lineup filled with diversity in front of and behind the cameras. A boutique-style film festival, The Atlanta Sci-fi Film Festival attracts a diverse audience of dedicated fans and inspires a new generation of under-represented filmmakers, also known as “sci-fi creatives” from all over the world.
Festival founder and organizer Amanda Ray — likely the first black female science-fiction film festival director – is creating a fertile ground for nurturing new talent and supporting concepts that are not often reflected in mainstream studio films.
She’s worked with HBO to bring premieres of the first and second seasons of “Westworld” to Atlanta audiences. And has partnered with IMAX to showcase a young filmmakers’ initiative.