Scumdance is a celebration of the best & weirdest underground films.
We champion mutants, misfits & maniacs.
Our festival focuses on horror, avant-garde, music based, and experimental films.
Please send us your most entertaining live action, stop motion, and animated shorts and features! Any submissions that are deemed to be overtly racist, sexist, homophobic, featuring animal or child abuse, or otherwise just plain outside the bounds of bad taste will be flatly rejected.
Shorts - 30 min or less
Features - 30 min or more
Best Feature - INTO THE SHED
Best Short - Now Is Not The Time
Best Music/Sound - Logan Felber - Annihilator
Best Performance - Micheline Chartier - Red Tiles
Best Animated Film - Duban Pinzon - Lete
Best Director - Dustin Shea - Untitled.mov
Best Cinematography - Jakob Bilinski - Real Cool Time
Audience Award Best Feature - Kim's Video
Audience Award Best Short - Annihilator
The Travis Calvert Scumdancitarian Award (TIE)
Microdosing directed by Patrick Adam Peña
Motomarine directed by Gabriel Auclair-Doucet
Best Feature -The Secret of Cuck Island
Best Short - Living Room
Best Score/Soundtrack - Barry Paul Clark Bid Hope Farewell
Best Performance - John Burgio The Secret of Cuck Island
Best Animation/stop-motion - Lynn Kristmanson Secret Santa
Best Director - Oz Stremel Overshiner Sanctus
Best Cinematography - Elwin Rijken Living Room
Audience Award Best Feature - Zero Budget Heroes
Audience Award Best Short - Don't Walk Alone in the Dark