The Atlanta Film Festival is pleased to congratulate writer/director Eimi Imanishi, with her feature film Doha – The Rising Sun, and Suzanne Andrews Correa, who wrote The Huntress, as they have been selected for Sundance Directors and Screenwriters Labs, Class of 2018.
With it being four weeks since the close of one of the most star-studded, mystical, and down right fun festivals since inception, we wanted to share some of the highlights that we thought were truly amazing! The 2018 Atlanta Film Festival welcomed over 27,000 attendees with open arms, southern charm, and hospitality
Looking for laughs this festival season? Well look no further than Atlanta Film Festival 2018 comedy films.
Centered at the notorious, radical, laugh-out-loud Dad’s Garage Improv Theater, each film in ATLFF’s Comedy Track was hand selected to work the lungs, diaphragm, and abs in what can only be described as the most enjoyable workout you’ll ever take part in.
Congratulations to Connor Simpson, director of KUDZU for being chosen by our Backers Jury as the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival Filmmaker-to-Watch! See KUDZU tonight (Saturday, April 14) in "Year of the Carnivore."
With a record 7,600 film submissions received for the 2018 festival, the final lineup includes 58 feature length films and 150 short films from 56 countries—making this year’s film festival the most diverse, by number of countries represented, and the largest, by number of films, in ATLFF history.
Director Bo Burnham, the comedian known for his popular stand-up routines and YouTube career, will bring his new film EIGHTH GRADE to the Plaza Theatre on Saturday, April 21 as the Closing Night presentation of the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival.
BLINDSPOTTING, the upcoming feature film debut from director Carlos López Estrada starring Daveed Diggs ("Hamilton"), will kickstart ATLFF on Friday, April 13, 2018. Tony Award and Grammy Award-winner Diggs will attend the April 13 red carpet screening at the Plaza Theatre with Rafael Casal and will receive the inaugural ATLFF Innovator Award.