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Defy Film Festival Opens Its Call for Entries

International underground cinema will return to East Nashville for 4th year

Defy Film Festival is now open for film submissions for its 2019 event, scheduled for August 23-24th in East Nashville, Tennessee. The festival is accepting short and feature film submissions of all genres, including
drama, comedy, experimental, animation, documentary, horror/sci-fi, and music video.

Filmmakers can enjoy a fee discount for submitting their work by the February 18th early bird deadline. For a complete list of deadlines and information about the submission process, filmmakers are encouraged to visit Named “Best Indie Film Festival” by the Nashville Scene, Defy Film Festival is an international festival which celebrates defiant filmmaking. Founded by filmmakers with
filmmakers in mind, Defy has made a name for itself as a champion of rule-breaking, art-focused films.

“We call it Defy for a reason. The festival showcases unique filmmakers and introduces audiences to work that they won’t see anywhere else. We’re always looking for submissions that are different and one-of-a-kind.” – Dycee Wildman, Festival Director

Visit for more info and submit today!

Matt Storc

(Chicago Events Coordinator) Matt Storc is a screenwriter and director from the great city of Chicago. He enjoys sharing movies with people almost as much as he enjoys making them. He also does a killer rendition of the other guy's part in Shaggy's "It Wasn't Me" at karaoke."

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