11th Annual

Arizona Underground Film Festival

February 22, 2018 to February 24, 2018

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OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES • Select a Category of Entry to continue.

Narrative Features
Any and all narrative features! There also is NO completion date requirement, so send all films from any year. Narratives are dramas and comedies.
Horror Features
Any and all horror films! You know that we at AZUFF loves horror, so send in your best frights! There is NO completion date requirement, so send films from any year.
Documentary Features
Any and all documentary films! There also is NO completion date requirement, so send all your documentary films from any year. Documentary films made up a good portion of last year's festival schedule, so we look forward to keeping it that way this year.
Experimental Features
Any and all experimental films! AZUFF is one of the only festival in AZ that showcases true experimental cinema. There also is NO completion date requirement, so send all your experimental films from any year.
Animation Features
Any and all Animation films! There also is NO completion date requirement, so send all your Animation films from any year.
Exploitation Features
We feel that filmmakers that are making exploitation films end up getting their films grouped in other categories that don't do them justice. For this reason, we created a new category so there is an outlet for these films, and the filmmakers that work so hard on creating them. Exploitation films is a type of film that is promoted by "exploiting" often lurid subject matter. So send in your films!
Narrative Shorts
Any and all narrative shorts! There also is NO completion date requirement, so send all films from any year.
Horror Shorts
Any and all horror films! You know that we at AZUFF loves horror, so send in your best frights! There is NO completion date requirement, so send films from any year.
Documentary Shorts
Any and all documentary films! There also is NO completion date requirement, so send all your documentary films from any year. Documentary films made up a good portion of last year's festival schedule, so we look forward to keeping it that way this year.
Exploitation Shorts
We feel that filmmakers that are making exploitation films end up getting their films grouped in other categories that don't do them justice. For this reason, we created a new category so there is an outlet for these films, and the filmmakers that work so hard on creating them. Exploitation films is a type of film that is promoted by "exploiting" often lurid subject matter. So send in your films!
Experimental Shorts
Any and all experimental films! AZUFF is one of the only festival in AZ that showcases true experimental cinema. There also is NO completion date requirement, so send all your experimental films from any year.
Animation Shorts
Any and all Animation Shorts! There also is NO completion date requirement, so send all films from any year.

MISSION & OBJECTIVE

Our mission is to showcase the work of filmmakers with defiantly independent visions. We want to represent every genre of independent film from across the world during this celebration of the independent artist, and their work.

ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Arizona Underground Film Festival is Arizona’s premier genre cult film festival, and one of the most recognized underground film festivals in the country! We make it our sole mission to showcase the work of filmmakers with defiantly independent visions. We are on a quest to represent every genre of independent film from across the world celebrating the artist, and their work.

Our next festival will be in Phoenix from Feb. 22nd to 24th 2018 at the Alamo Drafthouse cinemas 4955 S Arizona Ave, Chandler, AZ 85248

We will have our Tucson festival in September 2018 at a location yet to be announced.

We will have films from categories of Narrative, Horror, Documentaries, Experimental, Animation, and we are proud to offer an Exploitation category. Join us in the underground!

WHAT CRITICS ARE SAYING ABOUT AZUFF

“It’s got the vision and confidence of fests that have been around a lot longer.” - Filmmaker Magazine

“Prestigious festival” – The Huffington Post

“Unbeatable!” - Arizona Daily Star

“Truly Amazing” - Tucson Citizen

“AZUFF shed(s) light on the underground network… bringing independent films into the lime-light” - Yahoo News

“A Top-Notch Film Festival” - Trashwire

“A Real Powerhouse of a Festival” - Badlit.com

“A Wild Ride to the Edges of Visionary Independent Cinema” - Film Festival Examiner

ORGANIZERS

David Pike (Festival Director); David Pike (Festival Director)

GENERAL RULES

SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
We will notify the filmmakers that get accepted in the festival by August 29th 2017.

CATEGORIES
Any film under 60 minutes is a short film, and films over 60 minutes are a feature.

AWARDS
Narrative Feature
Narrative Short
Horror Feature
Horror Short
Documentary
Experimental
Animation
Exploitation
Audience Favorite
Best of The Fest
Juror Award
Director's Award

RETURN OF SUBMISSION TAPES
Due to high cost of shipping, submission materials and videos will not be returned, unless special arrangements are made with the filmmaker beforehand.

HOW TO CONTACT US
E-mail us at info@azundergroundfilmfest.com


TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Legal Stuff: I understand that submission and acceptance of my work authorizes Arizona Underground Film Fest to use the work for exhibition during the Festival, education, and/or publicity purposes related to the festival; that the Festival will handle the prints and tapes with a maximum of care but cannot be held liable for any damage or loss during shipping, preview, or screening; and that the Festival is also not responsible for any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, or royalty infringement related to the work.