Scumdance is now a multi-day film festival celebrating the best of underground film. We do our best to curate those films made by the true artist… those who speak with a voice and vision outside the realm of standard faire. We specialize in horror, avant-garde, music based, and experimental films.
Best Short (as voted by festival judges) and Audience Favorite Short.
Best Feature (as voted by festival judges) and Audience Favorite Feature.
Best Acting (non-gender specific)
Judges Favorite Feature: The Secret of Cuck Island
Judges Favorite Short: Living Room
Audience Favorite Feature: Zero Budget Heroes
Audience Favorite Short: Don't Walk Alone in the Dark
Best Score/Soundtrack -Barry Paul Clark - Bid Hope Farewell
Best Acting (non-gender specific) - John Burgio - The Secret of Cuck Island
Best Animation/stop-motion - Lynn Kristmanson - Secret Santa
Best Directing - Oz Stremel Overshiner - Sanctus
Best Cinematography - Elwin Rijken - Living Room
Please send us your most entertaining live action, stop motion, and animated shorts and features, but any submissions that are deemed to be overtly racist, sexist, homophobic, featuring animal or child abuse, or otherwise just plain outside the bounds of bad taste will be flatly rejected.
Shorts - 30 min or less
Features - 30 min or more