Our Late Deadline is tomorrow, March 20. Here’s ten reasons you should submit your film to Film Score of the Scruffy City Film & Music Festival!
- One submission fee–three film festivals! All Official Selections will be invited to screen at the inaugural FanBoy Film Festival in October and all winning short films will be invited to screen at a special edition of Shorts that are not Pants in Toronto.
- Focus on Distribution. All award winning feature films will be screened by sales reps and presented to potential distributors. We will work with you to help get your film into the world.
- Passes to Film-Com. All award winning features will receive complimentary passes to FILM-COM, , the only market in the world with a primary emphasis on works in the packaging phase that need completion financing, co-production partners or distribution interest to launch projects.
- World Class Judges. This years panel of judges includes top Festival Directors, festival veteran Filmmakers, world class composers, and the CEO of Film Agency.
- Incredible Venues. Join us for a rooftop screening of a classic film scored live under the stars or grab a beverage at one of the three bars at Scruffy City Hall. This year we are proud to also be screening at Modern Studio, Knoxville’s newest listening room and a perfect venue for intimate screenings.
- Live Music. There’s incredible live music happening on three stages every day of the festival – join us for a true celebration of film & music.
- Downtown Knoxville. Our festival is conveniently located in the epicenter of the Downtown Knoxville Renaissance, on Historic Market Square, where cafes, street musicians, magicians and shops keep our festival company.
- The Music of Film. We celebrate the best music of film with awards for Best Composer, Best Soundtrack, Best Sound Design, and Best Music Video. We screen incredible music documentaries as well as narrative feature films with gorgeous scores and all of our shorts have incredible scores or soundtracks.
- The Tennessee Music Video Award. The winning filmmaker and the band behind the Best Tennessee Music Video will win a screening party at Scruffy City Hall with a complimentary keg of beer.
- A Festive Festival. If you are looking for a stuffy festival, the Scruffy City Film & Music festival is not for you. We foster a festive, party atmosphere where black ties are replaced with flip flops, craft beers, and incredible music and film.
What are you waiting for? Submit your film today exclusively via Film Freeway!