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Festival Poster 2011
LocationLondon, United Kingdom
AwardsThe Arthur C. Clarke Award / Best Short Film / Audience Award

Sci-Fi-London (stylised as SCI-FI-LONDON), also known as The London International Festival of Science Fiction and Fantastic Film or simply SFL, is an annual United Kingdom-based film festival dedicated to the science fiction and fantasy genres.[1] Originally founded in 2002, it was held at the Stratford Picturehouse in London from 2008–2022, and in 2023 will be in central London at Prince Charles Cinema, the Picturehouse Central, the Garden Cinema and Rich Mix.[2][3]

The Arthur C. Clarke Award[edit]

Sci-Fi-London hosts the awards ceremony for the Arthur C. Clarke Award.[4] It is awarded to the best science fiction novel which received its first British publication during a calendar year, chosen by jury.[5]


  1. ^ "London Sci-Fi Film Festival". IMDb.
  2. ^ "The SFL Archive". Sci-Fi-London. Retrieved 8 September 2021.
  3. ^ Harper, Rachael (16 May 2023). "Sci-Fi-London: Genre film festival returns with new central London locations". SciFiNow. Retrieved 2 October 2023.
  4. ^ "2023 Clarke Award Shortlist". Locus Mag. 7 June 2023. Retrieved 2 October 2023.
  5. ^ "The Arthur C. Clarke Award". The Arthur C. Clarke Award. Retrieved 8 September 2021.

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