Universal Martial Arts Film Festival

Universal Martial Arts Film Festival
82 rue Doudeauville
75018
Paris, France

Tel: +33(0)606918372

2018, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Mon 15th Jan 18
Thu 15th Mar to Wed 31st Jan

Festival Overview

The Universal Martial Arts Film Festival (UMAFF) showcases films that explore the martial practice, philosophy, aesthetic and spirituality.

The Universal Martial Arts Film Festival (UMAFF) encourages an emerging generation of filmmakers whose films treat various aspects of the field of the martial arts; those of the arts of combat and the arts of health. The purpose being to collect and to protect the memory, to educate the public, to share and to pass on the knowledge.

Awards

The members of the jury of the Universal Martial Arts Film Festival will offer an Award for each of the following categories :

BEST FICTION FILM AWARD
BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
BEST SCRIPT

Genres

Action Adventure Asian Black Children Comedy Drama Experimental Fantasy Foreign Language Historical Independent Reality Religious Science Fiction Short War Women

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UNIVERSAL MARTIAL ARTS FILM FESTIVAL
Submission Fee: €15
The 5th edition of the Universal Martial Arts Film Festival will be held to March 15th, 2018 until March 31th, 2018 on its festival website.

The Universal Martial Arts Film Festival (UMAFF) encourages an emerging generation of filmmakers whose films treat various aspects of the field of the martial arts; those of the arts of combat and the arts of health.

The purpose being to collect and to protect the memory, to educate the public, to share and to pass on the knowledge.

The Universal Martial Arts Film Festival (UMAFF) showcases films that explore the martial practice, philosophy, aesthetic and spirituality.

The Universal Martial Arts Film Festival (UMAFF) is open to filmmakers and spectators worldwide.

A preliminary committee will watch the films and select the finalists.

After this first step, the films will be screened to March 15th, 2018 until March 31th, 2018 on the festival website.

Then, a jury panel composed of known and respected personalities from the worlds of cinema and Martial Arts will offer an award for each category.

The festival Members will may vote for the People's Choice Award.
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Known festival contacts Contacts
Marc-Olivier Louveau
Founder and Director
Universal Martial Arts Film Festival
Founder and President

Entries

Closed to the public

Eligibility:

ELIGIBILITY & SELECTION
- Films are selected on the basis of achievement in form and content.- Films must have been completed after January 2012.
- Short films must have a run time inferior to 59 min. Feature films must have a run time superior to 59 min.
Films must be in their original version
- Films in a language other than English must be subtitled in English or French.
- Industrial, advertising and instructional films are not eligible.
- The same applies to racist, obscene,excessively violent and propagandistic films.
- Available press materials must be shipped to the Universal Martial Arts Film Festival upon notification
of selection
- Films must be in their original version.
- Upon selection, the entrant grants permission for use of allpublicity materials (including preview DVDs) to be used for promotional purposes.
- Upon selection, the entrant is required to send a trailer of his movie to the festival.
- Multiple submissions are welcome.
- Fims selected will be screened on the festival website across the Secure Online
Screener (Viméo, Youtube, Daylimotion...). Only the Members of the Jury and the festival Members will be authorized to watch and vote for the films.

Formats:

SUBMISSION FORMAT
- For the selection process,
the Universal Martial Arts Film
Festival accepts only Secure Online
Screeners.

SCREENING FORMAT
- Fims selected will be screened on the
festival website across the Secure Online
Screener (Viméo, Youtube, Daylimotion...).
Only the Members of the Jury and the festival Members
will be authorized to watch the films.

Fees:

Early Deadline: June 15th, 2017: Entry Fee: €15
Late Deadline: January 15th, 2018: Entry Fee: €15

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