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SRIRACHA (the movie) gets a director's commentary - watch it now!

If you went to our “Film and Food” event at ATLFF 2014, you know the film that anchored the event was the documentary SRIRACHA, about the now-famous hot sauce in the green-capped bottle. For the film’s first anniversary, director Griffin Hammond (whom some of you got to meet) has released a director-commentary version of the film to YouTube.

Have Some Christmas Fun with "Gremlins" at The Plaza on Saturday Night

The Plaza Theatre Foundation is hosting a 30th anniversary screening of "Gremlins." Just like in 1984, tickets are only $3.50! The bar will be open.

WonderRoot is Celebrating the Best of its 2014 Local Film Series at the High Museum

WonderRoot's Generally Local, Mostly Independent Film Series is pleased to announce a 'Best of 2014' screening taking place at the High Museum on Friday, December 12 at 7 PM

ATLFF Animated films turned Oscar Contenders  - "The Dam Keeper" and "Rabbit and Deer"

Previous Atlanta Film Festival competition animated short films, “The Dam Keeper” and “Rabbit and Deer,”  have been announced as possible contenders in the Best Animated Short Film category of the Academy Awards Show.

ATLFF Alumni Featured in Grantland

Two Atlanta Film Festival alums have been featured in popular sports and pop-culture blog Grantland.

ATLFF Presents Screening of "Elf" at Christmas at Callanwolde

This year, the Atlanta Film Festival is excited to be apart of the Baker Donelson Family Movie Night. The evening of December 12th will feature live acoustic music by Atlanta-native Diane Durrett and the inaugural performance by Prime Movers – Callanwolde’s youth modern dance company.

10 Films by Women - Atlanta Film Festival Announces Early Wave of Programming for 2015

Though the 2015 Atlanta Film Festival is still nearly four months away, we are pleased to announce our first ten films—and that each film comes from a female filmmaker.

2nd Annual Fundraising Campaign to Bring Filmmakers to ATLFF 2015 begins

Filmmakers create connections with an audience simply by making movies, but when we bring those filmmakers to theaters to meet moviegoers in person, magic happens. Become a backer of our annual Kickstarter project (which raises funds for filmmaker travel) and you'll be responsible for some of that magic. With some of the great rewards we've cooked up, you'll get to experience it too. (Even if you don't live in Atlanta.)

What's Up This Weekend: November 21-23, 2014

Suggestions for cinephiles and art lovers from this weekend's calendar, brought to you by the Atlanta Film Festival.

Buried Alive Film Fest invades the Fabrefaction Theatre Nov 21-23

The Buried Alive Film Fest has a new home at Fabrefaction Theatre Conservatory with some of the most disturbing, visually appealing, and scary independent horror films in the world. Out of all of the submissions the festival judges have narrowed it down to this fine selection of horror gems. So grab a drink and see them all on a big screen with nice comfy seats!

Event Calendar
Workshop: Intro to the Film Business

Interested in a career in the growing Georgia film industry, but don't know where to start or fit in? This class walks you through the basic duties, responsibilities, and hierarchy of each department working on a film set and more.

Workshop: Creating a Proper Film Resume

Wonder why you send in your resume but don't get a call? Learn how to structure a resume correctly, whether you have experience or not. See if you have what it takes to get a job in the film business, and what department might best suit your innate skills.

Screenwriter School with Michael Lucker

Acclaimed screenwriter Michael Lucker is offering a unique opportunity to share his expertise with local writers by hosting a session of his renowned Screenwriter School on January 24th and 25th.

ATLFF '15: Volunteer Orientation #1

The first of three orientations for all prospective ATLFF '15 volunteers. We require each volunteer to attend at least one.

ATLFF '15: Volunteer Orientation #2

The second of three orientations for all prospective ATLFF '15 volunteers. We require each volunteer to attend at least one.

ATLFF '15: Volunteer Orientation #3

The last of three orientations for all prospective ATLFF '15 volunteers. We require each volunteer to attend at least one.

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