CinemaSlice is presenting another celebration of Independent Cinema and great beer at Brickyard BBQ & Bar in Knoxville, TN!!

This multi-genre film celebration is searching for short films of all genres that can be enjoyed beside a beer or three!

WHAT: A celebration of independent short films-- and craft beer! CinemaSlice is hosting a short film showcase at Brickyard Bar & BBQ in Knoxville, TN-- a combination of amazing craft beers and finely crafted independent films! As supporters of independent cinema, and craft beer connoisseurs-- this festival is the perfect marriage of our 2 loves!

WHEN: Suds & Cinema events will be held on Sat, Aug 22nd from 7-9pm

WHERE: Brickyard Bar & BBQ
4928 Homberg Dr Suite A6-8
Knoxville, TN 37919

WHY: CinemaSlice loves craft beer, and supports independent cinema! What a great marriage! CinemaSlice curates great short films to showcase to the public at these FREE event!

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Best-in-Knoxville Award
Presented to the most entertaining of all film submissions from the Knoxville area as selected by the 2020 Knoxville Suds & Cinema audience.

Best-out-of-towner Award
Presented to the most entertaining of all film submissions from outside of the Knoxville area as selected by the 2020 Knoxville Suds & Cinema audience.

Rules & Terms
MICROFILMS should be 15-90 seconds in length.

Short Films should be 1 - 15 mins in length.

Who Can Submit a Film?
Any US Filmmaker. The submitter must be over 18 yrs old.

The person submitting the film must have had a major creative role in the production of the film/video.

What Kinds of Film Are we Looking For?
Comedy! Action! Horror! ETC! As long as the film is well put together and fun to watch!

Is there a limit to the amount on entry's?
We are accepting up to 2 entry's per person.

Other Film Restrictions?
Microfilms must be less than 90 seconds, and short films must be less than 15 mins in length. (Some exceptions may be considered)

Is this an All Ages event?
This contest is for 18+ only. And is held at a tap house/pub.

Your entry fee will help cover the cost of operations, including: jury, staffing, promotional materials, etc.

Is my film disqualified if it's been posted on YOUTUBE or some other form of social media?
Please submit your movie! However if you do submit a movie that is on some form of social media, we do ask that you remove it from the public domain and take your film "dark" as soon as your film is submitted. The reason for this is to build anticipation and excitement for your film's premiere at our festival.


1 . I have read, understated and fully comply with all submission eligibility information, Submission Guidelines, Terms and Conditions of Entry and Entry Eligibility requirements.

2 . To the best of my knowledge, all of the statements in this document are true;

3 . This film or video is not subject to any litigation nor is threatened by any litigation;

4 . I am duly authorized to submit this film to the festival;

5 . I hold CinemaSlice harmless from any damage to the print(s) or tape(s) en route or otherwise during the course of the festival’s possession of the film;

6 . I hold CinemaSlice, its owners, management, juries, subsidiaries, agents, sponsors, affiliates, and etc. harmless from any and all claims of liability resulting from my entry.

7 . I certify that I have full rights to the use of the music in the entered work.

8 . I give permission for CinemaSlice to use stills, titles, copy, and/or information from the film for promotional purposes

9 . I give permission for CinemaSlice to screen the film at the Festival as well as any Festival presentations, programs, and/or events.

10. Film may be formatted due to screening size, length, or other restrictions.


There is NO 'Film Made By' date. Please feel free to submit your early work as well as your current.

PLEASE NOTE: We DO NOT pay screening fees. If any screening fee is requested by filmmaker(s), the associated film will be disqualified.

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Overall Rating
  • Seth Young

    A lot of fun and a casual festival.

    October 2019