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Superman Celebration is an international festival celebrating Superman and superheroes, hosted by the Metropolis, IL Chamber of Commerce and the City of Metropolis, IL. 40,000 fans visit the festival every year to enjoy celebrity guests, artists and writers from the comics community, live music, and a host of superhero-related activities, including the Superman Celebration Fan Film Festival.

The Superman Celebration Fan Film Festival was established in 2008 and features a competition of fan-made superhero-themed films. More information about the festival can be found at www.supermancelebration.net. 


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The Superman Celebration Fan Film Festival is a film festival and contest dedicated to showcasing fan-made films about superheroes, supervillains, and comic-book-related content. Sponsored and hosted by Superman Celebration, the world's largest festival dedicated to Superman, and the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce, the Superman Celebration Fan Film Festival screens films from around the world and celebrates the creativity and ingenuity of filmmakers as they bring to life their favorite characters from comics books, films, television, literature, and other media. 

The festival is open to short, family-friendly fan films of 18 minutes or less. A top prize of $300 each is awarded to the Best Dramatic Fan Film, the Best Comedic Fan Film, and The Best "Super Grab Bag" Fan Film. 

Introduced for the 2015 Festival, the "Super Grab Bag" category is a challenge for filmmakers to create a fan film with three off-the-wall required elements. This year's required elements are a mop, an avocado, and a dentist. 

Films will be screened during Superman Celebration in Metropolis, Illinois, June 11th-14th, 2015. Prizes will be awarded during a special ceremony. Date, time, and location will be announced on the Superman Celebration website at www.supermancelebration.net

The deadline for entry is May 8th, 2015 at 5:00 pm CST. Entry rules and forms can be found at http://fanfilmfestival.supermancelebration.net

Superman Celebration attracts around 40,000 fans from around the world every year. It is sponsored by the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce and the City of Metropolis, Illinois and is held annually during the second weekend in June.  The festival features celebrity appearances, comics artists and writers, musical acts, a costume contest, and a wide array of programming for superhero fans of all ages. 

Festival Nickname: 
Superman Celebration Fan Film Festival
Edition: 
8
Theme: 
Adventure
African Films
American Films
Animation
Arabic Films
Asian Films
Awards
Black Culture Films
British Films
Children
Comedy
Crime
Digital
European Films
Family
Fantasy/Science Fiction
French Films
German Films
Independent
International
Italian Films
Japanese Films
Latin American Films
National
Romance
Silent films
Spanish Films
Student films
Television
Thriller
Underground
War
Women
Youth/Teen
not specified
Category/Format: 
not specified
Animated Films
Digital / DVD
Fiction Features
Independant
Short films
Student film
Video / TV
Festival Info
Price info: 
Free Entry and Admission
Next Festival Dates: 
06/11/2015 - 06/14/2015
Is the Festival open to the public ?: 
Yes
Does the Festival have a competition ?: 
Yes
Festival Submission
Film submission fee: 
Free
Submission accepted on Fest21.com: 
No
Film call for entry start day: 
11/01/2014
Film call for entry deadline: 
05/08/2015
Festival Contact
Festival Director Name: 
Tim Brown
Festival Director E-mail: 
Festival Programmer Name: 
Tim Brown
Festival Programmer Email: 
Festival Press Contact Name: 
Tim Brown
Festival Press Contact Email: 
Festival Commercial Contact Name: 
Tim Brown
Festival Commercial Contact Email: 
E-mail for Webmaster: 

The Superman Celebration Fan Film Festival is a film festival and contest dedicated to showcasing fan-made films about superheroes, supervillains, and comic-book-related content. Sponsored and hosted by Superman Celebration, the world's largest festival dedicated to Superman, and the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce, the Superman Celebration Fan Film Festival screens films from around the world and celebrates the creativity and ingenuity of filmmakers as they bring to life their favorite characters from comics books, films, television, literature, and other media. 

The festival is open to short, family-friendly fan films of 18 minutes or less. A top prize of $300 each is awarded to the Best Dramatic Fan Film, the Best Comedic Fan Film, and The Best "Super Grab Bag" Fan Film. 

Introduced for the 2015 Festival, the "Super Grab Bag" category is a challenge for filmmakers to create a fan film with three off-the-wall required elements. This year's required elements are a mop, an avocado, and a dentist. 

Films will be screened during Superman Celebration in Metropolis, Illinois, June 11th-14th, 2015. Prizes will be awarded during a special ceremony. Date, time, and location will be announced on the Superman Celebration website at www.supermancelebration.net

The deadline for entry is May 8th, 2015 at 5:00 pm CST. Entry rules and forms can be found at http://fanfilmfestival.supermancelebration.net

Superman Celebration attracts around 40,000 fans from around the world every year. It is sponsored by the Metropolis Chamber of Commerce and the City of Metropolis, Illinois and is held annually during the second weekend in June.  The festival features celebrity appearances, comics artists and writers, musical acts, a costume contest, and a wide array of programming for superhero fans of all ages. 

Festival Organization
Name: 
Metropolis Chamber of Commerce
Address: 
516 Market Street
City: 
Metropolis
State: 
Illinois
Zip code: 
62690
Country: 
United States
Telephone: 
16185242714

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