GOAL OF THE UFA
The goal of the Utah Film Market and Awards is to celebrate creativity and innovation in indy filmmaking by providing a venue to network, learn and do business.
2017 will see the UFA's bigger and better than ever. We will be hosting film premier's in the new 4K theater, multiple networking parties, pitching opportunities, workshops, panels and more.
Attendees looking for more opportunities in film/series will find several resources available over the two day event. Anyone that wants to work in the film industry in encouraged to attend.
Don't miss this unique opportunity!
Discover the future of film at the Utah Film Market and Awards
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You have an amazing story...you just have to convince the people with the money to fund you. When you plan the perfect pitch you stack the odds in your favor. (subject to change)
Enjoy lunch at the Oregano Italian Kitchen while talking to producers and production companies to discover what they are looking for and plan who to pitch the following day. (subject to change)
Most filmmakers don't have a plan when it comes to marketing their first film. Don't make the same mistake. (subject to change)
Discover what you can expect in 2017 in digital entertainment. (subject to change)
Four outstanding short films never seen before in Utah will kick off the Utah Film Awards. The four films are: Might (Finland), Kryo (Germany) , The Road to Jericho (Pennsylvania), and Charlie's Gift (Texas).
When filmmakers come to set with a plan they can save money as well as their sanity. Find out what it takes to make sure your set runs smooth. (subject to change)
Meet fellow filmmakers to collaborate on future projects, relax and have a bite to eat! (subject to change)
Enjoy several short films recently made here in the beehive state.
The themes get more mature when the sun goes down. These films address darker themes of abuse, murder, obsession and the supernatural. These films are not intended for sensitive film watchers or younger audiences.
Enjoy films for the entire family during our family friendly film block.
Meet one-on-one to pitch the producers and production companies and get your film or series made! (subject to change)
Enjoy a taste of Italy at the Oregano Italian Kitchen while discovering what types of distribution are available for every size budget and format. (subject to change)
Enjoy documentary short films have never been seen in the state of Utah before now.
Find out what distribution options make sense for your project.
Show me the money. This class talks about where you find the money for your film and how to get it. (subject to change)
Get all decked out in your fanciest duds. Tuxedoes and gowns abound the pre-show party. Strut your stuff on the red carpet and get your photo snapped by one of our professional photographers. And grab a quick bite before heading into the Utah Film Awards. (subject to change)
We are proud announce that Miah Green will be performing at the Utah Film Awards Pre-Show.