Universal Martial Arts Film Festival

Universal Martial Arts Film Festival
22 rue du Village
78930
Auffreville-Brasseuil, France

Tel: +33(0)606918372

2020, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Sat 15th Feb 20
Sun 15th Mar to Tue 31st Mar

2019, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Thu 1st Feb 29
Fri 15th Mar to Sun 31st Mar

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 7th edition of the Universal Martial Arts Film Festival will be held to March 15th, 2020 until March 31th, 2020 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, 2020 until March 31th, 2020 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 2016.
- 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: April 1th, 2020: Entry Fee: €15
Late Deadline: February 15th, 2019: Entry Fee: €15

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