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Trying to fund your film? Join us at Eat, Drink, & B-Indie next Tuesday!

This month's Eat, Drink, & B-Indie presented by Stella Artois is all about crowdfunding. Whether you are considering Kickstarter, Indiegogo, Seed&Spark or some other crowdfunding website for your film, or you are a frequent backer, join us as we discuss the different platforms, the dos and don'ts of campaigning and our very own Kickstarter campaign.

Help The Plaza Theatre Foundation benefit Project Open Hand with the Class of 1984 Screening of "Romancing the Stone"

The Plaza Theatre Foundation is hosting a 30th anniversary screening of "Romancing the Stone." Tickets are only $3.50! The number of tickets sold will go towards determining the I Love Movies Atlanta Meetup group's plans for a screening to benefit Project Open Hand. 

What's Up This Weekend: Documentaries and Heart-warming Films

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

It All Can Change: A Case Study of Being a Flexible Filmmaker

"Just because you think you know where your story is headed doesn’t mean that’s where it will end up. As in life, there are a lot of external factors that can alter the best laid plans." Andrew Zinnes of the Documentary Summit relates a tale of courage and flexibility in documentary filmmaking.

Intro to the Film Business and Resume Classes Will Help You Break into the Industry

On Saturday, November 8th, frequent ATLFF collaborator and long-time Atlanta producer Linda Burns will teach two classes guaranteed to help you kick-start your film career—Intro to the Film Business and Creating a Proper Film Resume.

Festival Collective Expands to Include New Viewers

The Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) and Comcast announced today a major expansion of the Film Festival Collective Presented by Xfinity, a program that showcases the best content in the Southeast and fosters the discovery of new production talent from around the world. The program features short films and other quality content from ten film festivals across the markets that Comcast serves. The effort now spans 13 states and is available to over 9 million Comcast customer households.

FINAL DEADLINE: Submit to the 2015 ATLFF Screenplay Competition!

The FINAL extended deadline (November 21st 2014) for the 2015 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition is fast approaching!

ATLFF Proud to Introduce Airport Shorts 2.0

We are excited to announce the second edition of films for its Airport Shorts Programs, created in partnership with Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Save the Date: WIFTA's 40th Anniversary Celebration

Historically, WIFTA’s Anniversary Celebration recognizes those extraordinary individuals who have made valuable contributions to advancing the roles of women in the film and television industry. But this year, WIFTA’s 40th, WIFTA is giving herself a pat on the back for her role in helping women in the industry over the last four decades…by celebrating with a party befitting of a fabulous 40 year old!

Event Calendar
Class of 1984: "Gremlins" - Presented by The Plaza Theatre Foundation

Join us for "Gremlins," the final installment in The Plaza Theatre Foundation's Class of 1984 series. Just like in 1984, tickets are only $3.50!

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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