Welcome to the Universal Film Festival. Our festival provides aspiring filmmakers with excellent opportunities for networking and promotion of their work and talent through the magic of film! The Universal Film Festival’s vision is to be the premiere venue in North America for filmmakers from all over the world to present their independent film work in all categories and genres.
The Universal Film Festival is a fantastic annual entertainment event that celebrates the art of independent film attracting filmmakers and filmgoers from all walks of life. You’ll enjoy the “Magic of Film” brought to you by filmmakers with a vision. Winners are selected by a judging panel of film industry professionals, business professionals and Universal Film Festival executives.
Universal Film festival is an annual film festival. Our theatres are packed with avid filmgoers that not only enjoy the films but help spread the word and encourage the independent spirit. Founded by artists with entrepreneurial imagination and vision the mission of the Universal Film Festival is to create and continue to provide a credible and accessible venue for aspiring and talented filmmakers seeking a medium with which to showcase their work nationally and internationally.
The festival founder, Ben Bahmani’s philosophy is simply, “NO BOUNDARIES for the vision and artistic talent in filmmaking. Our purpose and the only true credit for us is to increase the filmmakers audience and for the filmgoers enjoyment. I want them to laugh, cry, feel good, become connected and inspired. I want them to take away something and apply it to their own lives. We want to encourage filmmakers and directors to produce the realities of life.”
The Universal Film Festival is one of the top 100 film festivals recognized in the world founded by artists with experienced entrepreneurial imagination and vision, the mission of the Universal Film Festival is to create and continue to provide a credible and accessible venue for aspiring and talented filmmakers seeking a medium with which to showcase their work nationally and internationally