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23-May-2015 3:21am PDT  

 

The Druid Underground Film Festival

8 Annual September 06, 2015 to September 29, 2015

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DECISIONS ALREADY MADE • This event has already made decisions and notified submitters for the current cycle. Submissions are no longer being accepted.

Feature
All Work over 30 min in length. All genres accepted.
Short
All Work under 30 min in length. All genres accepted.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE
The Druid Underground Film Festival (DUFF) is a traveling powerhouse of the most bizarre and provocative films on Earth!

We accept work from all genres, lengths, and subjects from any part the world regardless of premiere status and production date.

We are committed to filmmaker growth and offer unique networking opportunities for winning filmmakers.

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ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Showcasing the best in subversive cinema from around the world since 2006, The Druid Underground Film Festival is the only non-regional underground film festival in North America. From all-night gallery screenings in LA to the most celebrated art house theaters of Manhattan, DUFF continues to blow audiences minds from coast to coast!

•We host over half a dozen parties, screenings and receptions throughout the year including the main competition. Each event provides opportunities for filmmakers to meet other filmmakers as well as representatives of other festivals and media outlets.

•Filmmaker Reception: With screening tickets, party invitations and gifts, DUFF strives to make a winning filmmaker's screening experience both fun and productive.

•Film Forum: Winning filmmakers can access the Druid Underground Film Forum program, a collaboration and talent recruitment symposium.

•DUFF has received media coverage from outlets such as LA Weekly, CHUD.com, The Guardian, VICE, Ron Garmon, Citybeat, The Church of Satan, Aint It Cool News, Campus Circle, LA I Am Yours, Sean Carnage, Radio Free Silverlake, Film Threat, LA Record, Inside Film Magazine, Film News and Views, The Village Voice, LAist and many others.

After a night of bizarre films and free raffle prizes, find out why Flavorpill says DUFF doesn't so much "defy convention as mow it down, douse it in kerosene, and flick a Zippo at it"

ORGANIZERS
Billy Burgess (Executive Director)

GENERAL RULES
ALL DEADLINES ARE RECEIVED-BY DEADLINES.

All sent materials must be received by the deadline, not sent by the deadline.

GUIDELINES:

•Entrants submitting hard copies should submit films in a paper DVD sleeve and padded envelope. DO NOT send your dvd in a slim or jewel, DVD case.

•Submission and other materials are non-returnable.

•Early submission is encouraged but every submission is considered.

SELECTION:

•Films will be selected by a committee of filmmakers and critics.

•DUFF cannot provide room, board or travel for filmmakers, so we can suggest some great local camping sites if you are so inclined.

•Festival dates are subject to change.

Send all materials to:

The Druid Underground Film Festival
PO BOX 170285
Brooklyn NY 11217

ALL SUBMISSION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

Please DO NOT contact us to find out if you film has been received. Check your Withoutabox online account to verify that your film has been received.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Druid Underground Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless the Druid Underground Film Festival from and against any and all claims, liability, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.