Welcome to the official page of the Wasteland Film Festival – the world’s first post-apocalyptic short film competition and exhibition.

Download the WW Film Fest Program 2023 Here

Our mission is to showcase films by emerging and established filmmakers that bring post-apocalyptic worlds to life.

Films ABOUT the wasteland, shown IN the wasteland, at Wasteland Weekend.

You’ll find the theater next to Command Center, right inside the city gates.
Expect films to start showing Thursday night!

Prize Support and Fee Waiver Info

1. Submission fee: $10 for early, $15 for late for all categories except Feature Films ($0.00 entry). This will go toward prize money.

2. We will accept waivers. If you have attended Wasteland Weekend over the last two years (2019 or 2021), or one of your films has won an award or honorable mention in 2019 or 2021.

3. Prize money will be detailed at the above link

Winners From Previous Years

Basic Rules

Film Festival Categories

How You Can Help

Festival Facebook page

Official discussion forum


Wasteland Weekend