M.U.F.F. Films to Screen at Wizard World Minneapolis Comic Con



The Minneapolis Underground Film Festival teams up with Wizard World Comic Con, the world’s largest touring pop culture convention, for a 90-minute film presentation from its festival archives.

The Minneapolis Underground Film Festival promises to continue to wow audiences with innovative underground horror and sci-fi films along with music videos by award winning independent directors. Festival director, Mark Hanson explains, “We are so excited to be presenting at Wizard World Comic Con. We look forward to showcasing some great short films and music videos by some wonderful directors.”

MUFF fans can expect to see the same cutting edge programming seen at previous festivals coupled with Wizard World Comic Con’s first-class lineup of celebrities from movies and television, leading comics creators, topical programming, cosplay, evening parties, gaming, exclusive content, social networking and more.

Wizard World is pleased to announce the Wizard World Film Festival in Minneapolis, to be held in the Minneapolis Convention Center from May 2-4. Screenings will take place from 5-8pm on Friday, 1:00-5:00pm on Saturday and 1:30-4:35pm on Sunday. The MUFF block will screen from 3-5pm on Saturday.

The Wizard World Film Festival is held during each Wizard World Comic Con event. Exclusive VIP prize and software packages will be awarded to the top films on each stop of the tour, as well as screening at a number of future Wizard World Film Festivals during the 2014/15 tour. Winning films will also be advertised on WizardWorld.com, which receives over 800,000 views monthly, as well as other promotion on Wizard World’s popular social media channels.

The Wizard World Film Festival is looking for short films and music videos less than 20 minutes in length in the sci-fi, fantasy, horror, comedy, comic book and pop culture-themed genres, with a focus on local filmmaker submissions. Local filmmakers are encouraged to attend the film festival and may host Q&A sessions after screening their film.

Visit the Wizard World Film Festival website for more info.

Filmmakers interested in submitting their films should visit the Wizard World Film Festival’s Withoutabox listing. The call for entry ends April 15, 2014.

The 7th Annual Minneapolis Underground Film Festival official Call for Entries is open to anyone with a desire to submit their work. The categories include: feature film, documentary feature, experimental/avant-garde feature, music video, short film (Includes, animation, documentary or experimental/Avant garde film under 30 minutes.) and MN made (Any length or genre).

The Minnesota made category is for any feature film, short film, music video, animation, experimental or documentary film, with a combined 50% or more of production and postproduction that took place in Minnesota. These films are exempt from the submission fees (excluding the “Late” & WAB Extended” deadlines).

The Minneapolis Underground Film Festival creates space for independent and underground filmmakers and their buried gems. Our mission is to promote new artists, entertain our audiences and inspire filmmakers to create exciting original work.

Check our Withoutabox listing for more info.  Call for Entry Ends August 15, 2014.