Planet 9 Film Festival is an independent festival that features unique, interesting films & art made by people from all over the world.

Music videos, shorts, & features are all welcomed. Narrative as well as non narrative.

Planet 9 Film Fest usually holds screenings in Los Angeles , Detroit & Chicago during the fall.

Each Event will be hosted by Special guest: Count Cat! & have a wacky set of judges.
There will be various awards & prizes for select film winners, live music & more!

Some films will be accepted and screened at the actual Festival while other runner ups will be selected for online review & digital hype!

The festival was created by indie filmmakers as a means to build community & connection among lesser known indie/DIY filmmakers.
It is for the Under-the Underground!
Mwahahahahaha!

FILMS MUST INCLUDE
1. When film was made
2.City/town/village film was made
3. If film is online to the public
4. format(digital, film, animation)

Special one of a kind Planet 9 Trophies, gift bags & gift certificates will be awarded. Some selects may be a featured filmmaker on Castle Cat internet show!

The festivals focuses on themes of sci-fi, horror, psychedelic & experimental.

Cosmic conscious, creative, macabre, passion, DIY, punk rock, truly independent work, weird, interesting, unique films are what we are looking for! Although we are very open minded and love films of all sorts!

FILMS MUST INCLUDE
1. When film was made
2.City/town/village film was made
3. If film is online to the public
4. format(digital, film, animation)

Performance videos(performance art or live music/theatrics) for performers can submit video without the above.

Overall Rating
Quality
Value
Communication
Hospitality
Networking
  • I appreciated the diversity of their film choices. Whether the films were sci-fi, indy, horror, etc. they all had a kooky one-of-a-kind vibe. I honestly laughed so hard at one of the entries. It was a good time!

    November 2022
  • Courtney Deelen

    We were stoked to have been selected and bummed that we couldn't attend. Thank you for having us!

    November 2022
  • An Honor to be selected.

    November 2021
  • It was honor to have our film selected!

    November 2021
  • Well run and lots of fun.

    November 2021