Future Gate 2021 is postponed

DDue to the current situation with the Covid-19 pandemic, we decided to move the 8th year of the festival from January 2021 to September 2021. We hope the situation will be more favourable and we will be able to organize the festival to our intended extent.

Due to the postponing, we are extending the submission date for the film competition. The new deadline for submitting films is June 30, 2021.


Future Gate Sci-fi Film Festival 2021

Prague: 15.-20. September 2021

Brno: 21.-26. September 2021

Šumperk: 2.-3. October 2021

Košice: 8.-10. October 2021

Pilsen: 15.-16. October 2021


Future Gate Sci-fi Film Festival is a genre science fiction festival based in the Czech Republic. It´s the biggest sci-fi film event in the Eastern Europe. The festival’s aim is to boost interest in science fiction films and culture and also to present new technologies existing in or reminiscent of said films. The festival screens new genre films from all over the world, pays tribute to legendary masterpieces, and further screens accompanying documentaries, short films and series marathons.

The festival main part will take place in Prague on March 10 – 15, 2021.


Submissions to the festival’s competition sections are officially open, the deadline being January 31th, 2021. The films can be registered to the festival via the FilmFreeWay platform https://filmfreeway.com/FutureGate for free.

Future Gate Sci-fi Film Festival opens the following sections:

  • International Competition, The competition of international feature-length science fiction film.
  • Students Competition, This award is dedicated to young film makers till 26 years old or students from Czech and Slovak republic. The maximum running time of film in the competition is 15 minutes.
International Competition
The competition of international feature-length science-fiction films. The minimum running time of film in the competition is 70 minutes. Film must be completed in the 18 months prior to the Festival, shot in any format, and classified as science-fiction genre in their broadest sense. The films must not have been released in the Czech republic yet. The Festival Jury confer the award to the best film. The audience vote for Audience Award.

Students Competition
New award is dedicated to young film makers till 26 years old or students. Film must be completed in January 1st, 2020 earliest, shot in any format, and classified as science-fiction genre in their broadest sense. Only films made in the Czech and Slovak republic can be submited. The maximum running time of film in the competition is 15 minutes. Festival Jury accompanied by experienced Czech guarantor will choose 3 best films. The winner will receive the statuette and will be able to use the mention of the Future Gate Sci-fi Film Festival Student Film Jury Award for promoting purposes of the film, including the official laurel stamp graphic design provided by the Festival. Also the autors of the best 3 films will receive a budget voucher in Prague postproduction studios for their future-works.


Budťe první, kdo uvidí Příchozí

PŘÍCHOZÍ /Arrival/ 9.11.2016 půlnoční projekce

Jaký bude první kontakt s mimozemskou civilizací, jejíž lodě přistály po celém světě? Speciální tým, složený z Amy Adams, Jeremyho Rennera a Foresta Whitekera, je povolán, aby zahájil jednání s neznámou mimozemskou flotilou. Přicházejí vesmírní cestovatelé v míru nebo mají se Zemí špatné úmysly? Jsme na tento kontakt připraveni? Bude možné s nimi komunikovat? Najdeme společný jazyk? A co se stane, když někdo udělá v překladu chybu a obří černé lodě odhalí své tajemství?

1920x1080_future_prichozi-page-001To vše se dozvíte 9.11. v kině BIO OKO, kde na vás čeká půlnoční projekce očekávaného snímku Arrival!
Ano, uhodli jste správně, je tu další Future Night večer, který vám přinese kromě skvělého filmu s hvězdným obsazením i tematickou výzdobu a drobný dárek.

Vstupenky v prodeji na pokladnách kin BIO OKO, Světozor a Aero anebo on-line zde.

Těšíme se na Vás!
Future Gate Team

Warcraft Night 8.6.2016

Bio Oko, June 8th at 11 p.m. – you can see the movie preview from the Azeroth’s world. In 1994 the company Blizzard assigned/nebo brought out the unique game that became the legend. Warcraft! The story of the mans and Orks who were afflicted with the strife continued not only in the literary publication but as well of course by several game releases and board games. Fans of this legend can look forward to the Warcraft Night!

You can find more informations here or on the event on Facebook.



Do you know Henry? You should to get to know him…before he finds you and shows you how hard he is! Future Night 19.4. at BIO OKO with the preview of the film HARDCORE HENRY. 

Hardcore Henry is an action film told from a first person perspective: You remember nothing. Mainly because you’ve just been brought back from the dead by your wife (Haley Bennett). She tells you that your name is Henry. Five minutes later, you are being shot at, your wife has been kidnapped, and you should probably go get her back. Who’s got her? His name’s Akan; he’s a powerful warlord with an army of mercenaries, and a plan for world domination. You’re also in an unfamiliar city of Moscow, and everyone wants you dead. Everyone except for a mysterious British fellow called Jimmy. He may be on your side, but you aren’t sure. If you can survive the insanity, and solve the mystery, you might just discover your purpose and the truth behind your identity. Good luck, Henry. You’re likely going to need it…

You can buy tickets for 150 CZK on-line here or at the cinema BIO | OKO box office.


FUTURE GATE SCI-FI FILM FESTIVAL In March 2016 in Prague and Brno took place the third annual festival of science fiction films Future Gate. We introduced six feature films, among them legends of the genre BLADE RUNNER and ALIEN 3 in expanded versions. In the premiere, we launched the Australian drama Terminus, frantic ride in the rhythm of the Eighties TURBO KID and the Japanese blockbuster SPACE PIRATE CAPTAIN HARLOCK, film selection complemented crazy Scandinavian comedy LOVEMILLA. Among the five selected short films was the first part of the long-prepared Czech sci-fi musical Laika.

We have invited at total 8 guests for lectures and forums. Among them the most important one, British film editor Terry Rawlings (Alien, Blade Runner). Terry festival in Prague officially opened and introduce two of his films: ALIEN 3 and BLADE RUNNER. He told us some backstage informations and slightly uncover films secrets, the audience had the opportunity to ask Terry anything and take a photograph. Besides Terry accepted the invitation to the festival Czech writer of science fiction and fantasy Jiří Walker Procházka, he make us more dedicated to the topic of superheroes. František Fuka, Marek Dobes, Kamil Fila and Radomír D. Kokeš dismantled contribution and influence far unequaled movie legend BLADE RUNNER. Vlastimil Šprta, a member of the Rebel Legion, presented Lucas’ Star Wars Empire and Jakub Krásný invited us to the upcoming second annual festival postapocalyptic Junktown. The festival was also interesting in visuals. On constructing the decorations were involved three different artists who have prepared for you a unique spectacle: AlienJedna, Art of Nova, Psy.cho’s Nest. At total of 15 film screenings and 4 lectures came nearly 1 900 spectators. We thank all of you who by your presence helped to create a lovely atmosphere and we hope you enjoy the festival as we did. We would like to thank to all our partners and co-organizers, their logos cound be found on a separate page here. Especially we would like to thank to Prague 7 and City of Brno for the financial support, which we really appreciate. Stay in touch with us on Facebook or through mailing list (available on main page). We prepare for you other special science fiction events.

Festival starts

The third annual of Future Gate Sci-fi Film Festival was yesterday opened by editor and sound editor Terry Rawlings (Alien, Blade Runner, Golden Eye). You can see pictures here.

Festival is starting!

Today is a big day, the third annual of science fiction film festival is starting. The Czech film premiere of australian drama Terminus will open the festival. Tickets are still available.


Festival will be opened by our guest Terry Rawlings (Blade Runner, Alien, Golden Eye), who arrived yesterday with his lovely wife Louisa. You can meet Terry and discuss his films on festival: Alien 3 and Blade Runner. By the way he likes Becherovka 🙂

terry na letisti na web



Proper sci-fi does not need huge budget or the endless footage. Don´t you believe? So come to the festival and check out the selection of sci-fi shorts from iShorts. We have everything from robots, cyborgs over to aliens. Five great films on Future Gate Sci-fi Film Festival: 6.3. from 18:30 in cinema BIO OKO and 20.3. from 20:30 in cinema Kino Art in Brno. Below you can find a list of involve films.


Wire Cutters
režie: Jack Anderson, 2014, USA, 9 minut
director: Jack Anderson, 2014, USA, 9 min.
A random meeting of two robots miners on a deserted planet.

Keep Going
director: Geon Kim, 2016, South Korea, 20 min.
Margo journey with robot girl Yeon Hee, who has implanted an artificial broken heart.

I am you dickhead
director: Lucas Testro, 2014, Australia, 12 min.
A man travels 10 years back in time to teach young himself to play the guitar to later atracte more ladies.

director: Aurel Klimt, 2016, CZ, 36 min.
An animated sci-fi musical, famous canine hero Laika is alive! The first part of the upcoming feature film.

The Landing
director: Josh Tanner, 2013, Australia, 18 min.
A man returns home to the farm in order to uncover the truth of what landed there in 1960.