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: Sage
Judges Favorite Short: Self Tape
Audience Favorite Feature: Sign Man
Audience Favorite Short: Bag Your Face
Best Score/Soundtrack - Keith Eyrich - Bag Your Face
Best Acting (non-gender specific) - Luc Hollywood - Sign Man
Best Animation/stop-motion - Leilani Fisher - Trash Mermaid
Best Directing - Stefan Stoev - Sage
Best Cinematography - Jaime Heir - Death Mask
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