BIO·FICTION is the international Synthetic Biology Science, Art and Film Festival series. It features short films on any aspect of synthetic biology, including documentary films, animation, (science) fiction etc. The first festival was held in Vienna, Austria, in 2011, when it received 130 short films from 26 countries, of which a jury selected 52 films.
The second BIO·FICTION Science Art Film Festival took place from 23 – 25 October, 2014. The event was held at the Museum of Natural History in Vienna, Austria.
BIO·FICTION explored the emerging field of synthetic biology from different disciplinary angles including science and engineering, social science, cultural studies, amateur biology, film makers, artists and designers. We had presentations, panel discussions, do-it-yourself biology demos, performances, art work and of course film screenings. It featured short films on any aspect of synthetic biology, including documentary films, animation, (science) fiction etc.