After a week of packed houses and dazzled eyes, Drunken Film Fest is thrilled to return to Oakland for its second year! Same team, same venues, all new selection of world-caliber independent films!
Drunken Film Fest is a nine-day FREE festival of local & international films, music videos, and documentaries screened at the city's best bars! To see a full list of venues visit our website.
It's our aim to make the film festival experience available to everyone without sacrificing any of the quality of major festival programming, and as such all screenings are free and open to the public. The motto remains the same; to get Oakland "drunk on film"!
The Award winners in all categories (US Narrative, World Narrative, Documentary, Local, Avant Garde, Animation, Music Video) will receive a custom-made copy of their film on sparkling, crisp VHS, box art and all!
All award winners will also receive a review in Film inquiry (www.filminquiry.com)
1. ALL ENTRIES MUST BE THROUGH FILMFREEWAY.
2. All films must be available to be screened in the United States and be free of licensing fees.
3. All films must be available in a screenable format (1080 Quicktime).
4. All films must have been completed after 01 January 2018.
5. No more than 3 submissions per person. Submitting more than 3 films (without expressed approval) will result in immediate disqualification.
6. Submissions must not be freely available online at time of entry.
7. Films made in languages other than English must include subtitles.
8. Please include copy of Student ID with all student film submissions.
9. By entering Drunken Film Fest - Oakland, you give the organizers of the festival permission to screen your film and to use any promotional stills or descriptions for festival advertising.