A monthly event showcasing the best of independent cinema!
CineUnderground takes place in Busto Arsizio and Piacenza, your film will be screened in two locations in the north of Italy!
We like to involve the filmmakers during screening: you can give us a video message or even come and present your film!
We have cozy venues and an hardcore audience of true indie cinema lovers.

SCREENING DATES ARE

Busto Arsizio:
OCTOBER 13 2019
NOVEMBER 17 2019
DECEMBER 15 2019
JANUARY 26 2020
FEBRUARY 16 2020
MARCH 15 2020
APRIL 19 2020
MAY 17 2020

Piacenza:
OCTOBER 11 2019
NOVEMBER 15 2019
DECEMBER 13 2019
JANUARY 24 2020
FEBRUARY 14 2020
MARCH 13 2020
APRIL 17 2020
MAY 15 2020

IMPORTANT
Your film could be selected for special screenings outside these fixed dates.

At the end of every cycle of screenings the jury will award:

BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
BEST DIRECTOR
BEST FEATURE
BEST SHORT

Winners will receive official laurels and the BEST FEATURE and SHORT FILM will get press coverage and a video review.
The BEST FEATURE and the BEST SHORT FILM will be screened again in a special event.

Every selected movie will be up for evaluation (only if the directors and producers give their consent) for italian distribution by the independent distributor Home Movies: https://www.facebook.com/HomeMoviesCH/

By submitting, you agree that you own all copyrights and intellectual properties to your work and agree to hold harmless the festival from any and all claims, losses, liabilities or attorneys' fees that may be held in connection with the Film entry or the Festival's use thereof.

We reserve the right to use any part of your submission for promotional purposes.

All Film Festival entrants or submitters must by 18 years of age or older.
The filmmaker, entrant and submitter grants permission to the festival to screen the entry at the festival without paying a screening fee.

Feature films must be 60 mins and up.

Short films must be under 25 mins.

No premiere status requred, but we will privilege movies without large distribution.

FILMS MUST HAVE ENGLISH OR ITALIAN SUBTITLES.
Every movie will be screened with italian subtitles, we just need SEPARATE ENGLISH .SRT FILES to be able to translate them.

Submitting does not guarantee selection, if we find out your submission does not match the criteria your movie will be disqualified. Submission fees are not refundable.

SCREENING FORMATS ARE: h264 .mp4 or .mov files with a separate .srt file for subtitles. Screeners must be delivered within 2 weeks from the selection notification.
Video quality must be 4k or 1080 unless it's a precise artistic statement.