Universe Multicultural Film Festival

Universe Multicultural Film Festival
28321 Ridgeheaven CT
rancho palos Verdes, United States

Tel: 310-266-8559

Fri 3rd Apr to Sun 5th Apr
Submission deadline: Sat 29th Feb 20

Festival Overview

The Universe Multicultural Film Festival seeks to bring to the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from the world; Committed to enlightening the public with a unique international film program, a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities. The Festival focuses on showcasing diverse cultural and heritages films, supports the creation and advancement of innovative and artistic cinematic works of both emerging and seasoned filmmakers and proudly embraces the passion, independent spirit and vision of these talented artists. With the integration of the local community and educational institutions into all aspects of the Festival, the Festival stimulates an interest in the study and appreciation of film and encourages people of all ages and background to participate and share the harmony universe.


Grand Jury Prize - Best Feature
Grand Jury Prize - Best Short
Best Achievement in Directing
Best Screenplay
Best Actor in A Leading Role
Best Actress in A Leading Role
Rising Star Award
Culture Heritage Film Award
Best Cinematography
Best Animated Film
Best Documentary - Feature
Best Documentary - Short
Best Comedy - Feature
Best Comedy - Short
Best Musical Film
Best Music Video
Best TV
Best Children's Film
Screenplay Competition
- Screenplay Award
Make A Difference Award
Best Original Film Song


Action Action Adaptation Adaptation Adventure Adventure Advertising Advertising Animation Animation Art-house Art-house Asian Asian Black Black Black Comedy Black Comedy Bollywood Bollywood Children Children Comedy Crime Crime Disaster Disaster Documentary Drama Drama Educational Erotic Experimental Experimental Family Family Fantasy Foreign Language Foreign Language French French Gangster Gay and Lesbian Gay and Lesbian Ghost Ghost Historical Horror Horror Independent Independent Jewish Legal Legal Martial Arts Martial Arts Medical Murder Mystery Murder Mystery Music Video Music Video Musical Mystery Mystery National National Natural History Noir Noir Period Period Political Reality Reality Religious Religious Romance Science Fiction Science Fiction Short Short Silent Sport Sport Spy Spy Student Supernatural Supernatural Teen Teen Thriller Travel Travel TV TV War Western Western Women Women

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Open to the public



1. Competition is open to films that abide by the Universe Multicultural Film Festival (UMFF) Vision Statement:
2. All film entries must be in English, or dubbed or subtitled in English.
3. All film entries must have been completed after September 2017 to be eligible for the 2020 competition. Other films may be screened


digital files, DVD, Blueray


Early Bird Deadline: Sept. 30, 2019; Feature: $60; Short: $40; TV:$40; Film Song: $20
Regular Deadline: Jan.10, 2020; Feature: $80; Short: $60; TV: $60; Film Song:$40
Extended Deadline: Feb.28, 2020; Feature: $100; Short: $80; TV:$80; Film Song:$60
Youth Film Showcase (18 & under): $10(Early); $20( Regular); $30(Extend)
Music Video: $10(Early);$20(Regular);$30(Extend)
Student (w/ valid college ID): $10 discount

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