The Philip K. Dick Film Festival gives a A special thanks to our proud sponsors, old and new, for helping us through out the years.
The Philip K. Dick Film Festival in Santa Ana is made possible by support from Media Arts Santa Ana (MASA), the City of Santa Ana Investing in the Artists Grant, California Arts Council, Ebell Society Santa Ana, Colette’s Catering & Events, Orange County Museum of Art and Echo Park Film Center
OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
MAY 31 Early Bird
AUGUST 24, 2019 Regular
October 24, 2019 Late Deadline
December 20, 2019 Extended Deadline
December 26, 2019 Notification Date
March 13 – 17, 2020 Event Date
Festival Director Dan Abella with Rosanna Scotto on NBC
Rob Niosi and Ronald Mallet
Dan Abella and Mario Van Peebles
Charles Baker, Richard Clabaugh, Mack Kuhr, Jeff Solomon and Serge Levin
David Gere and Tom Sizemore
Tribeca Screenings 2015
PKD audience in N.Y.
Dan Abella adresses audience in Poland
PKD audience in Poland
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This is just a small cross section of images from festivals past. It is the fans and film makers from all over the world who make our film festival as great as it is.
Philip Kindred Dick (December 16, 1928 – March 2, 1982) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist and philosopher whose published works mainly belong to the genre of science fiction. The novel The Man in the High Castle bridged the genres of alternate history and science fiction, earning Dick a Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1963.
In addition to 44 published novels, Dick wrote approximately 121 short stories, most of which appeared in science fiction magazines during his lifetime. Although Dick spent most of his career as a writer in near-poverty, eleven popular films based on his works have been produced, including Blade Runner,Total Recall, A Scanner Darkly, Minority Report, Paycheck, Next, and The Adjustment Bureau. In 2007, Dick became the first science fiction writer to be included in-the Library of America series.
The mission of the Philip K. Dick Film Festival is to promote original or adapted material inspired by the works of Philip K. Dick, Jorge Luis Borges, Italo Calvino, Robert Anton Wilson, Franz Kafka and others who have explored the metaphysical, the eerie in all its manifestations. We look at films that challenge the viewers reality with ideas and concepts not normally found in conventional stories. All genres are welcome.
We look for original voices and visions in works submitted. Lastly, this is a festival by filmmakers for filmmakers.
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