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ATLFF '15 Best Documentary Feature Winner "Stray Dog"—One of the Year's Most Lauded Films

Debra Granik first played ATLFF with 2010's "Winter's Bone" and again this year with Jury Award-winner "Stray Dog." Both films have made significant impacts on the indie circuit.

Christina Humphrey and Alyssa Armand Step Into New Roles as ATLFF Shorts Programmers

The Atlanta Film Festival is pleased to announce the expansion of our programming department, including new titles for two of our talented programmers, Christina Humphrey and Alyssa Armand.

The Earlybird Deadline is About to Fly By!

Save some money and submit your film to ATLFF '16 before Midnight on Saturday, June 20!

Michael Lucker's Screenwriter School Returns in July!

Screenwriter School is offering a weekend workshop with professional screenwriter Michael Lucker who shares all the nuts and bolts one needs to know to bring their story to life. ATLFF Members get 10% off!

ATLFF '15 Best Documentary Short Award-winner Jesse Kreitzer Updates Us on His Next Project

"'The Murder Ballad of James Jones,' ATLFF’s Jury Award-Winner for Best Documentary Short, was a byproduct of fool’s luck and good fortune."

New Mavericks Kick-off a Monthly Meetup this Wednesday at JavaVino!

Starting this week, on the third Wednesday evening of every month, we will have a New Mavericks mixer at JavaVino! Join us for the launch of our new program.

WonderRoot's Local Film Series Returns to the Plaza on Thursday, June 18!

Come check out our latest local film short selections at WonderRoot's Generally Local, Mostly Independent Film Series this Thursday, June 18! 

Five of Georgia's Biggest Film Festivals Will Share the Spotlight at Tuesday's Eat, Drink, & B-Indie!

Representatives from the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, Atlanta Film Festival, BronzeLens Film Festival, Macon Film Festival and Out on Film Festival will be at this month's EDBI!

Call for Entries now open for 2016 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition!

We are looking for innovative and compelling storytelling, for characters that surprise and challenge you, for words that pop off the page, and for narratives that twist and turn like a country back road. Submit your screenplay now!

Support these ATLFF Alumni through their Crowdfunding Campaigns!

One of our favorite things about hosting an annual film festival, is keeping up with the filmmakers that grace us with their beautiful work! Help these filmmakers from ATLFF '14 and '15 continue their projects or start new ones!

Event Calendar
Screenwriter School with Michael Lucker

A lot of screenwriting teachers claim to teach what you need to make it in the movie biz— but how many of them have actually done it? At Screenwriter School, Michael Lucker will teach you how to go from first idea to first sale—the way only an experienced screenwriter can do it.

Eat, Drink, & B-Indie presented by Stella Artois: Screenwriting

Acclaimed screenwriter and industry expert Michael Lucker will join us for a special EDBI all about Screenwriting.

Screenwriter School with Michael Lucker

A lot of screenwriting teachers claim to teach what you need to make it in the movie biz— but how many of them have actually done it? At Screenwriter School, Michael Lucker will teach you how to go from first idea to first sale—the way only an experienced screenwriter can do it.


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