The Melbourne Underground Film Festival (M.U.F.F.) is a cutting edge premiere showcase for Independent cinema from around the world. It is known for its radical, adventurous and iconoclastic programming decisions, in addition to its support of different voices from independent, alternative, underground and student filmmakers worldwide. The festival focuses on both Australian and International cinema. MUFF plays many shorts every year and a lot of features, plus an exciting array of documentaries and curated retrospectives. MUFF is an essential forum for new cinema that will look beyond production values, and find the hidden talent within. MUFF has been the launching board and incubator for many talented and famous filmmakers including James Wan, Scott Ryan, Jenna Fisher, Jim VanBebber, Bruce LaBruce, Peter Christopherson, Stuart Simpson, Shannon Young, Kel Dolen, Steven Kastrissios, Ivan Kavanagh, Mark Savage, Anna Brownfield, Patrick Hughes, Jeremey DeCeglie, Gregory Pakis, Travis Bain, Zak Hilditch, Addison Heath, Michael Parle, Cameron Miller, Paul Moder, Tom Vogel and many, many others.
The MUFF awards rewards many local and international films every year with its annual "M.U.F.F. AWARDS". Winners are selected from both the SHORT FILM and FEATURE FILM sections!
Please do not send original material or masters for preview or screening. The Melbourne Underground Film Festival will not return preview or screening discs.
The Melbourne Underground Film Festival will screen films off DVD, Blu Ray, USB Drives and high resolution .mov / .mp4 digital files only (in any format from around the world). No other formats are accepted.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
We confirm that you have granted The Melbourne Underground Film Festival the right to publicly exhibit your film and that The Melbourne Underground Film Festival will take all care but no responsibility for your film whilst in the possession of the Festival. We also confirm that if accepted into the festival you grant The Melbourne Underground Film Festival the right to publicly promote your film in all festival promotional materials, as appropriate. You also confirm that all necessary permissions have been obtained to enter this film in the Festival and that the film does not infringe the rights including copyright of any third party.