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Noah Baumbach Knows You.

Director Noah Baumbach's been making movies about you for 20 years. Check out his first feature Wednesday night at The Plaza at 7 PM.

Just Announced: ATLFF '15 Opening & Closing Night Films!

"I Am Michael" will serve as the 2015 Opening Night Film, with James Franco scheduled to attend. Marah Strauch will bring her directorial debut, "Sunshine Superman," to Atlanta for our Closing Night Presentation.

ATLFF Teaming up with HBO for Game of Thrones Season 5 Premiere at The Fox Theatre

For the third year, HBO will partner with ATLFF to provide attendees with a sneak preview of “Game of Thrones.” This year, we are going bigger than ever and hosting it at The Fabulous Fox Theatre!

This Wednesday: You'll Kick! You'll Scream!

You'll grow up with Baumbach!

This Weekend: Locations Workshop with Michael Riley

Learn the tricks of a film industry trade from the Locations Manager of "The Walking Dead."

2015 Short Cuts Film Screening

Creative Loafing and the Atlanta Film Festival present 16 shorts by Atlantan filmmakers!

Full Lineup of Features and Short Films Announced for 2015 Atlanta Film Festival

The Atlanta Film Festival is pleased to announce the complete feature and short film lineups for 2015. Opening and closing nights and special presentations still to come!

Screenwriters' Retreat Participants Announced!

The winners of the 2015 Screenplay Competition have been chosen! They will participate in our screenwriter's retreat at Serenbe.

ATLFF to Host Southeast Premiere of Noah Baumbach's WHILE WE'RE YOUNG!

Atlanta Film Festival will host Growing Up Baumbach: a retrospective during the month of March, culminating in the Southeast Premiere of "While We're Young" during ATLFF '15.

Three Films Added to Documentary Feature Competition

Scott Teams' HOLBROOK/TWAIN: AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY, Alexandra Rahmilevich's HONOR THY FATHER AND THY MOTHER, DAMN IT. and Danielle Beverly's OLD SOUTH have been included in the Documentary Feature Competition.

Event Calendar
Growing Up Baumbach: "Kicking and Screaming" (1995)

Leading up to #ATLFF '15 Official Selection "While We're Young," we are hosting a Noah Baumbach retrospective film series, Wednesday nights during the month of March! Up first... Baumbach's debut feature, "Kicking and Screaming."

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.

Growing Up Baumbach: "The Squid and the Whale" (2005)

Leading up to #ATLFF '15 Official Selection "While We're Young," we are hosting a Noah Baumbach retrospective film series, Wednesday nights during the month of March! Don't miss Baumbach's Oscar-nominated "The Squid and the Whale."

Growing Up Baumbach: "Frances Ha" (2013)

Leading up to #ATLFF '15 Official Selection "While We're Young," we are hosting a Noah Baumbach retrospective film series, Wednesday nights during the month of March! Up third is Baumbach's stylish "Frances Ha," starring Greta Gerwig.

2015 Atlanta Film Festival

The 39th annual Atlanta Film Festival

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.

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.

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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