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MANDAT DE MUFF
(english below)

MUFF est une célébration du cinéma indépendant, beau et vrai. MUFF aime les artistes qui osent emmerder la norme et qui dégueulent sur Hollywood. MUFF existe pour vous éblouir, pour vous casser les oreilles et pour vous faire venir! Ouvrez grands les yeux, on arrive.

Note: Un film expérimental est un film qui n’est ni structuré comme une fiction narrative ni comme un documentaire. Les théoriciens du cinéma considèrent le cinéma expérimental ou d’avant-garde comme l’un des modes d’expression principaux en cinéma, au même titre que les films narratifs, les documentaires et, les avis divergent sur ce point, les films d’animation.

Comme le laisse entendre le terme, le cinéma expérimental vise souvent, mais pas obligatoirement, à tester la réaction des spectateurs envers certaines performances ou présentations que l’on ne retrouve pas dans le cinéma grand public. Ces films sont habituellement avant-gardistes et peuvent choquer ou surprendre le spectateur, intentionnellement ou non. Le cinéma d’avant-garde est souvent plus étroitement lié aux autres arts visuels et à leurs avant-gardes que les autres approches cinématographiques.


MUFF MANDATE

MUFF celebrates and promotes low-budget filmmakers and those who challenge the boundaries of mainstream Hollywood and the conventional film aesthetic attitude. We encourage you to confront your artistic freedom, through the experimentation of filmmaking and art production, making the world a more exciting, challenging place to live.

"An experimental film is a film organized neither as narrative fiction nor as non-fiction. As such, film scholars consider the experimental or avant-garde film to be one of the major modes of filmmaking, along with the narrative film, the documentary film and arguably animation ."

As the term suggests, the experimental film is often but not necessarily made to test an audience's reaction to certain performances or types of presentation not normally found in mainstream cinema. Such films are usually avant-garde and may shock or surprise their viewers, intentionally or otherwise. Of all of cinema, experimental film tends to have the closest relationship to the other visual arts and their avant-gardes.

We want to expose your 'MUFF' of visual EX-PARA-MENTAL film, video, sound, and even a little performance art to a numbed, oblivious and quite brainwashed culture of hungry fleshy pods (humans that is). So hit us with your best shot and come forth with the goods. EXPOSE YOURSELF!!!

"As long as the music's loud enough, we won't hear the world falling apart." Borgia Ginz, - Jubilee
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THE MONTREAL UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL

Festival
Festival presentation: 

IN MUFF WE TRUST

WELCOME=BIENVENUE

please visit www.muff514.com for more details

info@muff514.com

MANDAT DE MUFF
(english below)

MUFF est une célébration du cinéma indépendant, beau et vrai. MUFF aime les artistes qui osent emmerder la norme et qui dégueulent sur Hollywood. MUFF existe pour vous éblouir, pour vous casser les oreilles et pour vous faire venir! Ouvrez grands les yeux, on arrive.

DATE LIMITE
Le 31 janvier 2012
Date limite d’inscription tardive : le 29 février 2012, frais de $15

Note: Un film expérimental est un film qui n’est ni structuré comme une fiction narrative ni comme un documentaire. Les théoriciens du cinéma considèrent le cinéma expérimental ou d’avant-garde comme l’un des modes d’expression principaux en cinéma, au même titre que les films narratifs, les documentaires et, les avis divergent sur ce point, les films d’animation.

Comme le laisse entendre le terme, le cinéma expérimental vise souvent, mais pas obligatoirement, à tester la réaction des spectateurs envers certaines performances ou présentations que l’on ne retrouve pas dans le cinéma grand public. Ces films sont habituellement avant-gardistes et peuvent choquer ou surprendre le spectateur, intentionnellement ou non. Le cinéma d’avant-garde est souvent plus étroitement lié aux autres arts visuels et à leurs avant-gardes que les autres approches cinématographiques.


MUFF MANDATE
 

 

DEADLINE
January 31st, 2012
$15 late fee after February 29th.
Payable to: Montreal Underground Film Festival

MUFF celebrates and promotes low-budget filmmakers and those who challenge the boundaries of mainstream Hollywood and the conventional film aesthetic attitude. We encourage you to confront your artistic freedom, through the experimentation of filmmaking and art production, making the world a more exciting, challenging place to live.

 

"An experimental film is a film organized neither as narrative fiction nor as non-fiction. As such, film scholars consider the experimental or avant-garde film to be one of the major modes of filmmaking, along with the narrative film, the documentary film and arguably animation ."

As the term suggests, the experimental film is often but not necessarily made to test an audience's reaction to certain performances or types of presentation not normally found in mainstream cinema. Such films are usually avant-garde and may shock or surprise their viewers, intentionally or otherwise. Of all of cinema, experimental film tends to have the closest relationship to the other visual arts and their avant-gardes.

We want to expose your 'MUFF' of visual EX-PARA-MENTAL film, video, sound, and even a little performance art to a numbed, oblivious and quite brainwashed culture of hungry fleshy pods (humans that is). So hit us with your best shot and come forth with the goods. EXPOSE YOURSELF!!!

"As long as the music's loud enough, we won't hear the world falling apart." Borgia Ginz, - Jubilee

Festival Nickname: 
MUFF
Edition: 
7
Festival Logo: 
Theme: 
Human Rights
Independent
International
Jewish Films
Latin American Films
Multimedia
National
Religious films
Romance
Senior
Silent films
Spanish Films
Student films
Thriller
Underground
War
Women
Youth/Teen
Category/Format: 
Animated Films
Documentaries
Experiment
Independant
Industrial
Mixed
Short films
Festival Info
Price info: 
$7 entry per program, or $35 for a MUFF Pass
Last attendance: 
459
Number of journalists: 
5
Next Festival Dates: 
05/17/2012 - 05/19/2012
Is the Festival open to the public ?: 
Yes
Does the Festival have a market?: 
No
Does the Festival have a competition ?: 
Yes
Festival Submission
Film submission fee: 
Free
Film submission amount: 
After February 29th the fee is $15 USD
Submission accepted on Fest21.com: 
Yes
Film call for entry start day: 
09/01/2011
Film call for entry deadline: 
01/31/2012
Festival Contact
Festival Director Name: 
MUFF Team
Festival Director E-mail: 
Festival Programmer Name: 
Programmers
Festival Programmer Email: 
Festival Organization
Name: 
Le Festival de films underground de Montréal/The Montreal Underground Film Festival
Address: 
Friperie Potetr
fest adr2: 
6029A, ave. du Parc
City: 
Montreal
State: 
Quebec
Zip code: 
H2V 4H4
Country: 
Canada

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