Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival Guide
The Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival was founded in 2014. By a group of award-winning filmmakers and film industry workers from the Bay area. Representing independent cinema and the amazing world of underground filmmaking. The Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival welcomes a variety of entries and styles for exhibition. During an annual festival which has taken place during the winter months. Typically in early December or the last week of November.
About Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival
The Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival (TBUFF) has spent 7 years running annually. With the support of award-winning area filmmakers, actors, artists, and critics in the underground film industry. The goal? To catch independent films and their makers before they fall through the cracks.
TBUFF provides independent filmmakers, and their cast and crew members, an opportunity to experience their work on the big screen. While offering a variety of awards and representations for work well done.
Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival submissions range in style, and quality. The nature of the underground film industry is for there to be a lack of budget, and that’s okay!
TBUFF welcomes any genre, any style, and any filmmaking techniques. Featuring slots for just about anything you can imagine.
Where is TBUFF Located?
The Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival takes place annually in Tampa Bay, Florida. For information on the venue, entrants and those considering attendance should visit the TBUFF website. Or check back with Film Freeway for details.
To contact the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival by mail use the following address:
Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival
3853 Northdale Blvd. #391
Tampa, FL 33624
Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival Submissions
Submissions to the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival generally take place several months prior to the festival. This all-genre festival features both shorts and features including a mix of narratives and documentary films.
Attendees and those considering submission can expect an amazing award’s ceremony at the close of the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival each year. In fact, many find this to be the highlight of the event.
In recent years passed, over 25 different awards have been handed out during the Academy-like ceremony which includes awards for:
- Best Feature
- Leading Actress/Actor
- Best Short
- Best Director
- Supporting Actor/Actress
- Best Documentary
- Best Student Film