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: Midnight Run
Judges Favorite Short: Lost Treasure of the Valley
Audience Favorite Feature: Re-Elected
Audience Favorite Short: Lost Treasure of the Valley
Best Score/Soundtrack - Jonathan Rocha - Midnight Run
Best Acting (non-gender specific) - Jackie Kelly – Tennessee Gothic
Best Animation/stop-motion - Cara Hagan - Monster News Feed
Best Directing - Richard Hernande - z Midnight Run
Best Cinematography - Jack Hildebrand Re-Elected
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