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WonderRoot is back—Get your local film fix at The Plaza next Thursday!

Come check out our latest local short film selections at WonderRoot's Generally Local, Mostly Independent Film Series! All filmmaker participants receive a fee waiver to submit to the Atlanta Film Festival.

Hindsight is 20/20:  Lessons I Wished I’d Learned Before Making My First Short Film

What’s your worst filmmaking horror story? Filmmaker and ATLFF instructor Kathy Cabrera shares her calamitous first experiences as a short filmmaker and the lessons she learned as a result. 

Eat, Drink, & B-Indie hosts its first ever Casting Call, presented by Stella Artois!

On September 16, we are inviting local actors to come and pitch themselves in front of a crowd of their peers, local filmmakers looking to cast upcoming projects, successful casting directors and talent agents!

Making a Short Film 101 Webinar Series: A to Z Guidance on How to Successfully Produce, Write & Direct Your Own Short Film

This webinar series is designed for both new filmmakers to learn the steps they should take to make a short film; and for experienced filmmakers looking to start a short film project they will either personally finance or seek funding from outside investors. This Atlanta Film Festival series will take place over the course of four webinars in September & October 2014. Students are not required to register and attend all webinars; and can also elect to attend specific courses based on the different areas of the filmmaking that will be covered in each course. Students who do attend all four webinars can expect to receive the soup to nuts knowledge they would need to know in order to plan, produce, successfully complete, market and distribute a short film. 

ATLFF Screenplay Competition: 2015 Call for Entries is Open

Attention all screenwriters: the call for entries for the 2015 Atlanta Film Festival Screenplay Competition is open. It’s been open for a while, actually, but we’re going to make a big stink about it now because there’s a deadline coming up in a little over a month and we want you to have warning to polish up your entry before you hit the submit button. 

Farm Burger presents HAMBURGER AMERICA screening & tasting event!

As you may know from our regular Eat, Drink & B-Indie gatherings or our recent Food on Film event at the 2014 Festival, at ATLFF we’re always game for a social gathering – especially if it involves victuals and visuals. So when Farm Burger approached us with the concept for “Meat Up at the Movies,” how could we say no?

Fri & Sat: Mountainfilm on Tour ATL. It's about adrenaline. It's about the planet. It's about you.

Tonight and tomorrow at the Plaza: Mountainfilm on Tour ATL 2014. Even if you see it you might still not believe it.

Do you love the puppet shorts at ATLFF? Check out the National Puppet Slam

At ATLFF '14, puppeteer Beau Brown helped us curate our puppetry short film program, in addition to hosting and performing in the spectacular Touch the Puppet Head event. He is hosting the National Puppet Slam at the Center for Puppetry Arts later this month!

What the heck is a “Mountainfilm?” This amazing trailer is the best answer we can give.

Mountainfilm on Tour ATL is a little hard to describe in one sentence, but if you check out this trailer you’ll see what we see: a special film event that you won’t want to miss.

This Friday night, check out Contraband's salute to Zbigniew Rybczynski

This Friday, Contraband Cinema presents a collection of experimental short films by Zbigniew Rybczynski. Plus hot dogs, popcorn, beverages, and Contraband contraband!

Event Calendar
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 September 20th and 21st.

WonderRoot's Generally Local, Mostly Independent Film Series

Come check out our latest local short film selections at WonderRoot's Generally Local, Mostly Independent Film Series! All filmmaker participants receive a fee waiver to submit to the Atlanta Film Festival.

VICE presents "Fishing Without Nets"

In our first partnership with VICE, we will present Sundance hit "Fishing Without Nets." Shot in East Africa using Somali non-actors, this film tells the mesmerizing and sobering story of the bandits from the Somali point of view.

2015 Atlanta Film Festival

The 39th annual Atlanta Film Festival


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