Universal Film Festival 2019
Kansas City’s Universal Film Festival, one of the top 100 film festivals in the United States, will return to downtown Kansas City on August 22-24, 2019. More 40 screenings will take place during this two-day Festival, with over 100 guest filmmakers from around the world who will be on-hand for Q&A’s. Screenings will take place at the Alamo Draft House located at 1400 Main Street in the Power & Light District. UFF’s celebrates the art of independent film by attracting filmmakers and filmgoers, critics, and movie enthusiasts from around the world. Kansas City’s Festival is considered a significant launching ground for up-and-comers in the film industry. Films have been nominated in the following genres:
●Documentary ●Drama ●Action ●Animation
●Foreign Film ●Horror ●Science Fiction ●Comedy
Filmmakers from 107 countries submitted close to 1,130 films. This Festival is an excellent opportunity for aspiring filmmakers to network and promote their work and talents to local, national, and international audiences. The UFF panel of judges is comprised of film industry professionals, actors, independent filmgoers, producers, and Universal Film Festival board members. Nominees will be judged in the following categories:
●Best Film ●Best Comedy ●Best Producer ●Best Director
●Best Documentary ●Best Foreign Film ●Best Actress ●Best Drama
●Best Short Film ●Best Actor ● Best Animation ●Best Cinematography
For a full list of participants, go to Universal Film Fest’s website or call 816.474.9988. Screenings begin Friday evening, August 22, 2019 at Alamo Draft House. Screenings begin Thursday evening, August 22 at Alamo Draft House.
For media or interview requests, please contact Executive Director, Regina Johnson, at 913.709.6712, firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information about the festival please visit www.universalfilmfestival.com.