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Capture Atlanta's Essence in a Short Film and You Could Play ATLFF '15!

This is your last chance to submit a film to ATLFF '15! Plus, you could win $750 and a year-round festival membership! All you have to do us capture the essence of ATL in a 5-minute-or-less film.

Watch ATLFF '14 Short CRYSTAL on Vimeo Now

Chell Stephen gave us “Crystal” at ATLFF ’14, and now the film has been released for free on Vimeo.

ATLFF Now a Qualifying Festival for Documentary Short Academy Awards

ATLFF has long been a part of a select few Academy Award® qualifying film festivals, as only 37 film festivals in the U.S. currently hold Oscar qualifying eligibility. With a recent announcement from the Academy, we are proud to announce that another ATLFF film category—Documentary Short—now qualifies for Academy Awards® consideration

2015 ATLFF Preview Party & Fundraiser

In celebration of the upcoming 39th annual Atlanta Film Festival, we cordially invite you to an official feature film selection at the Plaza Theatre followed by a party at the Callanwold Fine Arts Center. Come dressed in your best Classic Hollywood Glamour! 

FREE Film Screening - 15Malaysia

Join Pete Teo, producer and filmmaker, the GSU Department of Communications and the Rialto for a free screening of Teo's innovative project, 15Malaysia. The screening will take place Thursday, January 29th at 7 PM at Kopleff Recital Hall. 

Watch ATLFF '14 Selection CONFUSION THROUGH SAND on Vimeo Now!

This week, ATLFF '14 animated selection "Confusion Through Sand" premiered on PBS as part of ITVS' Independent Lens series. Now, the filmmakers are offering it up on Vimeo free of charge!

Have a Story to Tell? Learn How to Write a Screenplay With Michael Lucker.

Michael Lucker's famous Screenwriter School is back this weekend. ATLFF members get a discount. Enroll now!

Two ATLFF Competition Shorts Nominated for Academy Award

The 87th Academy Award nominations came out this morning and two of ATLFF's competition shorts were nominated: The Dam Keeper (Robert Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi, USA) for best Animated Short Film and Butter Lamp (Hu Wei and Julien Féret, China/France) for best Live Action Short Film. 

The Best Movies of 2014 - ATLFF Programmers Pick Their Favorites

January – when we look back on the previous year and make borderline-obsessive lists of things that were the best and worst of the last twelve months. Not wanting to be left out, we asked ATLFF film programmers Kristy Breneman (Programming Director) and Christina Humphrey (Programmer - Shorts) to share their favorite movie watching experiences of 2014.

ATLFF '14 selection A WILL FOR THE WOODS now available On Demand and on DVD!

One of ATLFF '14's most inspired documentaries is now available for you to watch at home! A WILL FOR THE WOODS is now on DVD or available on Vimeo On Demand or iTunes.

Event Calendar
Homespun Series - February Screening

Homespun is a curated series of short documentary films profiling unique individuals around the metro Atlanta area. This one is all about music in Atlanta! Featuring three subjects involved in various aspects of the music industry, the screening will provide a comprehensive look of the local scene.  

ATLFF '15 Volunteer Mixer

In preparation for the 2015 Atlanta Film Festival and our upcoming Volunteer Orientations, we'd like to invite you to our pre-festival Volunteer Mixer! Come enjoy some light hors d'oeuvres and cocktails, mingle with volunteers from previous festivals, and discover what volunteering for the festival is all about!

2015 ATLFF Preview Party & Fundraiser

In celebration of the upcoming 39th annual Atlanta Film Festival, we cordially invite you to an official feature film selection at the Plaza Theatre followed by a party at the Callanwold Fine Arts Center. Come dressed in your best Classic Hollywood Glamour!

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.

Splatter Cinema: "The Silence of the Lambs"

Come join Splatter Cinema for a rare 35mm archive print of 1991 Best Picture Oscar winner "The Silence of the Lambs" at the Cinevision Screening Room, presented by Splatter Cinema and Enjoy the Film.

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.

Creative Loafing Short Cuts Film Contest

Once again, the Atlanta Film Festival is partnering with Creative Loafing to bring you the greatest short film contest in Atlanta! You could win $750 AND have your film play ATLFF '15!

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.

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.


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