FUTURE GATE SCI-FI FILM FESTIVAL 2024

The 11th edition of Future Gate, the biggest science fiction film festival in Central Europe, will take place in the autumn in 8 cities of the Czech and Slovak Republics. You can once again look forward to the new film competition, a section of legendary films, documentaries and short films. The film program will be complemented by guests from the world of film and science and a lot of accompanying programs.

Dates of the festival in the cities
Prague 24 - 30 September 2024
Brno 8 - 13 October 2024
Pilsen, Hradec Králové, Olomouc, Šumperk, Hodonín, Košice: September - October 2024

About the festival

Future Gate is the largest festival of science fiction film and culture in Central Europe.
Over the nine years of its existence, the festival has built a strong audience base of not only film lovers but also fans of science and future technologies.
Thousands of people regularly visit each year's events.
Every year the festival invites distinguished guests from abroad and interesting local personalities from the world of film and science.
The aim of the festival is not only to entertain the audience but also to provide them with an original experience of meeting the filmmakers and to educate them at lectures in the areas of modern technology, while at the same time highlighting current topics that are shaping the world.
The film programme features premieres of the latest titles, complemented by genre legends, documentaries, series marathons, and student and short films. The mainstay of the festival is an international competition of feature films premiered in the Czech Republic.


In nine years, the festival t has been at מּended by over 35,000 spectators, making it the largest science fiction film festival in Central Europe. The festival takes place in cities Prague, Brno, Pilsen, Hradec Králové, Šumperk and Košice.
Future Gate has been ranked among the top 100 genre festivals in the world, won the main European award for the best sci- festival in the EU in 2012, and has partnered with international festivals such as Sitges or Slash!.
Distinguished international guests include: Neill Blomkamp (director: District 9, Elysium), Chips Hardy (writer: Taboo, War with the Newts), Norman Love (actor: Red Dwarf), Terry Rawlings (editor: Blade Runner, Alien, GoldenEye), Kurt van der Basch (storyboardist: Star Wars, Jurrasic Park), Jozef van Wissem (Cannes Grand Prix winner for the soundtrack of Only Lovers Survive), Phil Tippe (director: Mad God, Oscar winner for visual effects: Star Wars, Jurrasic Park), Takahide Hori (director: Junk Head) and many many others.
Some of the filmmakers, scientists and inspirational people from the Czech Republic who also made an appearance: Jaroslav Petr, Csc. (biologist), Ing. Petr, Prof. Petr, Mgr. Jan Romportl, Ph.D. (philosopher), Mgr. Jakub Rozehnal (Director of the Prague Observatory and Planetarium), Ondřej (novelist), Jindřich Šídlo (journalist), Officer of the General of the Army of the Czech Republic Col. Otakar Foltýn, Andrea Slováková (filmmaker, dean of FAMU), artists Vlasta Toman and Jonáš Ledecký, Tomáš Baldýnský (screenwriter: Kosmo series), film critic Kamil Fila, scientist Jan Lukačevič and many others.

Festival Team

Marketing, partners

Anikó Puchálková
Matěj Křístek

On-line marketing

Petra Deredimosová
Františka Blažková

Accompanying program

Josef Forman

Grafics

Jakub Deredimos Klíma

Moderator

Jana Otoupalíková
Martin Vaňo

Film program

Kateřina Horáková

Production manager

Anna Švehelková

Festival directors

Andrej Štůla
Filip Schauer

Partners

Petr Kratochvíl

Festival Thanks

Tomáš Müller, Vladana Brouková, Zita Adamová, Marko Veselinović, Jakub Klíma, Tomáš Krejčí, Jonáš Ledecký, Michal Suchánek, Zdena Koryntová, Martin Vinš, Ondřej Filgas, Martin Vodička, Viktor Tesařík, Tereza Bartůňková, Bedřich Němec, Zuzana Václavová, Jiří Dušek, Milan Šimánek, Barbora Suchyňová, Jana Glocarová, Kristína Malíková, Kamil Navrátil, Berberich Lukáš, Slavomíra Macáková, Martin Štefan.

Partners

Main partners

With financial support

Main Media Partners

Co-organizers

Partners

Media Partners

Contact

Media contact

Adéla Brabcová

Production

Anna Švehelková

Film programme

Andrej Štůla

Partners

Filip Schauer

Future Gate z.s.
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