History

2005

Dates:
Wednesday 2 Jan - Sun 6 Feb 2005
Venues:
Curzon SOHO Cinema
Odeon Covent Garden
Odeon Panton Street
Films shown:
29 Features (inc. 2 world, 5 European & 11 UK premieres)
29 Shorts (under 50 minutes)
Opening Night Films:
Able Edwards
The Purifiers
Primer
Closing Night Films:
Nightingale in a Music Box
Saving Star Wars

Premieres:

World
Slipstream
Auto Destruct
European
Stoners
Chasing God
Recon 2020
Nightingale in a Music Box
Saving Star Wars
UK
Able Edwards
Lady Death
Trekkies 2
Cube Zero
The Big Empty
Mighty Peking Man
Oily Maniac
Super Inframan
Monkey goes west
Rahxephon the movie
Parasite Dolls
Short Films submitted:
411 Worldwide
11 UK

Awards:

New Awards added in 2005

Best Feature Film:
Primer (Shane Carruth)
Best Short:
La Vie d'un Chien (John Harden)
Best Director:
Brad Anderson (The Machinist)
Best Actor:
Christian Bale (The Machinist)
Best Supporting Actor:
Jim Peterson (Saving Star Wars)
Best Screenplay:
Bruce Dellis (NETHERBEST OF BERM-TECH INDUSTRIES)
Best Newcomer to SF/action:
Vinnie Jones (Slipstream)
Best New Director to SF/Action:
David Van Eyssen (Slipstream)
Best SF/Action Movie:
Recon 2020 (Christian Viel)
Best Animè:
Sky Blue (Moon-saeng Kim)
Best Visual Effects:
Cube Zero (Ernie Barbarash)
Best Cinematography:
Simon Dennis (IOTA)
Countries represented:
UK
Canada
Australia
Spain
Japan
Germany
Eire
Hong Kong
Mexico
USA
France
Sponsors and supporters:
The Sci-fi Channel
Red Bull
Ben and Jerry's
Choices Direct
Mosaic Entertainment
Arts Magic
Anchor Bay
The Associates
MVC
ADV Films
Maxent
Tesla
Lite-on
Revelation Films
Goodby Silverstein & Partners
Raindance
Withoutabox.com
Imdbpro.com
Celestial Pictures
SFX / Future Publishing
Sony Professional
Video Europe
Christie
City Screen
Margolis Communications
Prices:
Feature Films £8.50/ £5.50 concs
All-nighters £20.00
Shorts at Six £6.00
Average attendence:
81.3%

2004

Dates:
Friday 30 Jan - Sun 1 Feb 2004
Venues:
Curzon SOHO Cinema
The Other Cinema
Films shown:
27 Features (inc. 1 world, 3 European & 10 UK premieres)
10 Shorts (under 50 minutes)
Opening Night Films:
Forbidden Planet
Battlestar Galactica (2004)
Where Has Eternity Gone?
Invasion Anime
2009:LOst Memories
Full Metal Yakuza
Anime Allnighter (6 films)
Closing Night Films:
Luminal
Spectres

Premieres:

World
Spectres
European
Robot Stories
Gamera Attack of Legion
Full Metal Yakuza
UK
Nadesico
Luminal
Siren of the 23rd Century
Invasion Anime
2009:Lost Memories
Natural City
Goke Bodysnatcher
The Spiral
Battleheater
Voices from a Distant Star
Short Films submitted:
31 Worldwide
18 UK

Awards:

Best Film 2004
Robot Stories
Best Short Film 2003
Chaingangs
Audience Award for Best Short Film 2003
Annie & Boo
Countries represented:
UK
Canada
Greece
Spain
Japan
USA
France
Sponsors and supporters:
The Sci-fi Channel
Red Bull
Ben and Jerry's
Greggs The Bakers
Mosaic Entertainment
Palm pictures
Arts Magic
St Martins Lane
Black Ice Magazine
Black Flame
Anchor Bay
The Associates
Prism Leisure
MVC
ADV Films
Prices:
Feature Films £8.00/ £5.00 concs
Double Bill Sunday Matinee £4.00
All-nighters £20.00 (including breakfast)
Shorts at Six £6.00
Average attendence:
86.4%

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2003

Dates:
Monday 27th January 2003 (ICA Film Salon)
Friday 31 Jan - Sun 2 Feb 2003 (All other events)
Venues:
ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts)
Curzon SOHO Cinema
The Other Cinema
Films shown:
29 Features (inc. 1 world, 3 European & 8 UK premieres)
15 Shorts (under 50 minutes)
Opening Night Films:
Cube 2: Hypercube
Malice Doll
Ever since the world ended
The Inside Story
Plan 9 from Outer Space
Closing Night Films:
Videoq
X-files: The Truth

Premieres:

World
Malice Doll
European
The Inside Story
End of Evangelion
X FIles: The Truth
UK
Cube 2: Hypercube
Videoq
Don't Ask Don't Tell
Life the Universe and Duglas Adams
Gospel According to Philip K Dick
The What If Man
Edge of Reality
Spriggan
Short Films submitted:
81 Worldwide
14 UK

Awards:

Best Film 2003
Ever Since the World Ended
Best Short Film 2003
Town of the One-Handed
Audience Award for Best Short Film 2003
(sponsored by Channel Films) The Cat with Hands
Countries represented:
UK
Canada
Australia
Greece
Netherlands
Japan
USA
France
Russia
Sponsors and supporters:
The Sci-fi Channel
Red Bull
Ben and Jerry's
OnlineGB.com
Adobe
Greggs The Bakers
Vivendi Universal Games
DSA
Mosaic Entertainment
Channelfilms.com
cocojambo
Palm pictures
Arts Magic
St Martins Lane
Black Ice Magazine
Prices:
Film Salon: £6.50 (inc. £1.50 day membership to ICA)
Feature Films £8.00/ £5.00 concs
Double Bill Sunday Matinee £4.00
All-nighters £20.00 (including breakfast)
Shorts at Six £6.00
Average attendence:
80.1%

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2002

Dates:
Wednesday 30th January 2002 (Debates and Animé)
Fri 1 - Sun 3 February 2002 (All other events)
Venues:
ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts)
Curzon SOHO Cinema
The Metro Cinema
Films shown:
30 Features (inc. 1 world, 1 European & 8 UK premieres)
16 Shorts (under 50 minutes)
Opening Night Films:
American Astronaut
La Jetee & Twelve Monkeys
I.K.U
Wild Zero
Versus
Closing Night Films:
Bad Taste
The Fall of the Louse of Usher (Introduced and Q&A with Ken Russell)

Premieres:

World
The Fall of the Louse of Usher
European
The Mothman Prophecies
UK
Akira (2001)
American Astronaut
Avalon
Jin Roh: The wolf brigade
Electric Dragon 80kV
Stranded
Wild Zero
Versus
Short Films submitted:
67 Worldwide
22 UK

Awards:

Best Film 2002
Avalon
Best Short Film 2002
Inferno
Countries represented:
UK
Japan
USA
France
Spain
Russia
New Zealand
Italy
Ireland
Norway
Sponsors and supporters:
The Sci-fi Channel
Red Bull
In-Movies.co.uk
Ben and Jerry's
Olympus
Embassy of Japan
IMDBpro.com (internet movie database)
The Cinema Museum
MVC
Prices:
Debates: £8.00 (inc. £1.50 day membership to ICA)
Anime: £6.50 (inc. £1.50 day membership to ICA)
Feature Films £8.00/ £5.00 concs
Double Bill Sunday Matinee £4.00
Shorts at Six £5.00
Average attendence:
82.1%

click here for the 2002 website

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