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Urban Mediamakers Film Festival

International Film Festival.

About

The Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (UMFF) is a not-for-profit, charitable 501organization that has evolved into a festival that promotes and supports independent content creators and multimedia productions — animation, advertising/marketing campaigns, commercials, film, music, new media, print, television, video and web series.

The festival includes:

  • opening reception and premiere
  • script reading featuring a scene from the top three screenplays in competition
  • independent film screenings
  • workshops and panels
  • youth screening series
  • distributors seeking independent films
  • awards presentation and closing event
  • closing night film
  • audience award
  • filmmaker and writer collaboration sessions (SpeedCollabs)
  • cable TV airing of winning films (under 20 minutes), trailers of feature films, reaching over 4.8 million viewers. Includes on-air interview. For scripts, on-air interview on cable TV.

Awards

The winners of each category will receive a trophy, certificate, gift bag with products & services, consultation services and automatic distribution deal with UrbanFlixTogo for all festival official selections and winning films and series. Additionally, winners receive products/services from UMF 2018 partners and sponsors.

Rules

  • Films that have been produced during the 36 months preceding the Urban Mediamakers Festival.
  • Submit via Filmfreeway.
  • Official selections that are 30 minutes or shorter must be prepared to provide electronic copies of their projects for exhibition. Online preview and DVDs may be submitted for screeners. 
  • All non-English speaking films must be presented in their original version with English subtitles.

Premiere Requirements

No premiere requirement

Documents

Place

United States
Norcross

Official website

umff.com

Contacts

Address: 

P.O. Box 922654
Norcross, GA 30010
United States

Phone: 404.460.2793

Email: info@umff.com

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Dates & Deadlines
  • Opening date
    October 16, 2017
  • Earlybird Deadline
    January 15, 2018
  • Regular Deadline
    April 20, 2018
  • Late Deadline
    June 08, 2018
  • Extended Deadline
    August 10, 2018
  • Notifications
    September 07, 2018
  • Event dates
    11 — 16 October 2018
Categories & Fees
  • Earlybird Deadline — $30
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Late Deadline — $55
  • Extended Deadline — $65

Projects with a run time of 30 minutes or less.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $25
  • Regular Deadline — $35
  • Late Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55

Projects with a run time of 30 minutes or less.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $20
  • Regular Deadline — $30
  • Late Deadline — $40
  • Extended Deadline — $50

Films that have a run time of 31 minutes or more.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $45
  • Regular Deadline — $55
  • Late Deadline — $65
  • Extended Deadline — $75

Films that have a run time of 31 minutes or more.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $40
  • Regular Deadline — $50
  • Late Deadline — $60
  • Extended Deadline — $70

Scripts that are 30 pages or less.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $25
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Late Deadline — $65
  • Extended Deadline — $75

Scripts that are 30 pages or less.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $20
  • Regular Deadline — $40
  • Late Deadline — $60
  • Extended Deadline — $70

Scripts that are 31 pages are more.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $45
  • Regular Deadline — $65
  • Late Deadline — $85
  • Extended Deadline — $95

Musically driven project that is 10 minutes or less.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $25
  • Regular Deadline — $35
  • Late Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55

Musically driven project that is 10 minutes or less.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $20
  • Regular Deadline — $30
  • Late Deadline — $40
  • Extended Deadline — $50

Projects that are 30 minutes are less. NOTE: For projects 31 minutes or longer, please enter under the feature category.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $25
  • Regular Deadline — $35
  • Late Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55

Projects that are 30 minutes are less. NOTE: For projects 31 minutes or longer, please enter under the feature category.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $20
  • Regular Deadline — $30
  • Late Deadline — $40
  • Extended Deadline — $50

Web/TV series (shorts) that are 30 minutes or less.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $25
  • Regular Deadline — $35
  • Late Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55

Web/TV series (shorts) that are 30 minutes or less.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $20
  • Regular Deadline — $30
  • Late Deadline — $40
  • Extended Deadline — $50

Projects that are 30 minutes or less.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $25
  • Regular Deadline — $35
  • Late Deadline — $45
  • Extended Deadline — $55

Projects that are 30 minutes or less.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $20
  • Regular Deadline — $30
  • Late Deadline — $40
  • Extended Deadline — $50

Projects that are 31 minutes or more.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $45
  • Regular Deadline — $55
  • Late Deadline — $65
  • Extended Deadline — $75

Projects that are 31 minutes or more.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $40
  • Regular Deadline — $50
  • Late Deadline — $60
  • Extended Deadline — $70

We're looking for fantastic graphic design pieces for media projects -- posters, web sites, flyers, logos for your project. You can submit all of your collateral together as one project.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $40
  • Regular Deadline — $50
  • Late Deadline — $60
  • Extended Deadline — $70

We're looking for fantastic graphic design pieces for media projects -- posters, web sites, flyers, logos for your project. You can submit all of your collateral together as one project.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $35
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Late Deadline — $55
  • Extended Deadline — $65

Films created by Middle School Students.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $10
  • Regular Deadline — $10
  • Late Deadline — $10
  • Extended Deadline — $20

Short films made specifically for mobile devices.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $25
  • Regular Deadline — $30
  • Late Deadline — $35
  • Extended Deadline — $40

Short films made specifically for mobile devices.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $20
  • Regular Deadline — $25
  • Late Deadline — $30
  • Extended Deadline — $35

Commercials for products or services - up to three minutes runtime. Projects over three minutes can enter under info-commercials

  • Earlybird Deadline — $30
  • Regular Deadline — $45
  • Late Deadline — $55
  • Extended Deadline — $65

Info-commercials for products or services - up to 5 minutes run-time. Projects over 5 minutes can enter under as a short documentary.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $40
  • Regular Deadline — $44
  • Late Deadline — $65
  • Extended Deadline — $75

Spec/TV scripts for 30 minutes (maximum runtime) projects.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $40
  • Regular Deadline — $55
  • Late Deadline — $65
  • Extended Deadline — $75

Any combination of print/online collateral materials. Maximum five pieces - (i.e., 4x6 flyer, website, app, business card, Twitter campaigns, Facebook campaigns, email campaign, etc.)

  • Earlybird Deadline — $50
  • Regular Deadline — $65
  • Late Deadline — $75
  • Extended Deadline — $95

Do you have the best app for content creators

  • Earlybird Deadline — $20
  • Regular Deadline — $30
  • Late Deadline — $40
  • Extended Deadline — $50

Scripts that are 31 pages are more.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $45
  • Regular Deadline — $65
  • Late Deadline — $85
  • Extended Deadline — $95

Films and videos created by High School Students.

  • Earlybird Deadline — $10
  • Regular Deadline — $15
  • Late Deadline — $15
  • Extended Deadline — $20
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