11-16 November 2008. Urania Award to Harryhausen
Science+Fiction pays homage to the 40th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece “2001: A Space Odyssey”. While carrying on the project Voyage fantastique and presenting such films as Juan Antonio Bayona’s “El Orfanato”, the Festival awards the career award to Ray Harryhausen, master of the stop-motion craft, who talks to the audience via video conference from London.
The poster – A smoky alien has landed on the poster of S+F 2008.
Asteroid – “Tres Días” is awarded the Asteroid Award as best film in competition. The Award is handed to the much appreciated leading actress Mariana Cordero by the artist who crafted it.
In 2008 the Asteroid Award is created by Cosimo Fusco using Autoclaved aerated concrete (AAC).