PopCon International Film Festival
August 25 - August 27
PopCon prides itself as being Indy’s “only” locally owned and operated large pop culture fan event. PopCon Indy will be programming a full-lineup film festival. Filmmakers from around the world are invited to submit their feature and short films in multiple genres.
The film festival will be honoring films of several pop culture genres, including but NOT limited to: Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Anime/Animation, Horror, Action/Adventure, Fan Film, Thriller, Documentary, Internet Culture & Gaming/Sports.
PopCon continues to bring some of the largest names in pop culture to Indianapolis each year, but the event’s true mission is to give creators – of all kinds – a platform to find new audiences. Instead of focusing on one specific fandom, PopCon flips the script on the typical con experience by focusing on all genres of pop culture fandom. The film festival is an obvious expansion of that mission.
The film festival will be in addition to all the other programming at PopCon over the event’s weekend. The Annual PopCon Podcast Awards, the Annual Ultimate Cosplay Championships, and hundreds of fan panels and workshops will be alongside video gaming, laser tag, escape rooms, state-of-the-art virtual reality offerings, and 24-hour board gaming. PopCon will also continue to have the best selection of vendors for fans to enjoy.