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MovieMaker Magazine Names ATLFF as One of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World

After being featured in MovieMaker Magazine's 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, we are excited to announce that they have also included us on this year's list of the 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World!

Coming Up: So You Want to Make A Short Film?

Writer/Producer Kathy Berardi can introduce you to the most important steps in the filmmaking process.

Look At Me Now: Catching Up With Petter Onstad Løkke

Our Music Video Jury Award Winner from 2014 talks with us about his submissions experience, the value of a music video background, and what he's working on now.

Roll Yer Own Animation Showcase Rolls Back Around

ASIFA and The Plaza Theatre showcase local animators' short films this Monday!

Win Some Incredible Raffle Prizes at Mountainfilm on Tour ATL This Weekend!

In addition to the amazing films and events this weekend at Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour ATL, there is a raffle with some pretty hot ticket items. Pass holders get one free raffle ticket and additional tickets are available at the box office!

ATLFF '13 and '14 Alum Erik Mauck Needs Your Help to Make His Next Feature, "Dough!"

The filmmaker behind "The Road to Livingston," which played ATLFF '14, is making a new narrative feature—"Dough"—and needs your help to fund the project!

The Sundown Series Returns!

Tomorrow night: live music from 6-8pm before "The Long Start to the Journey" screens at sundown. Director Chris Gallaway will be in attendance!

"The Watermelon Woman" Opens Up the First Ever New Mavericks Film Series Tonight!

The first ever New Mavericks film series kicks off tonight at Synchronicity Theatre with Cheryl Dunye's "The Watermelon Woman!"

ATLFF Filmmaker-in-Residence Brantly Watts Wants to Share "Birthday Cake" With You!

Contribute now and claim your piece of "Birthday Cake!" ATLFF Filmmaker-in-Residence Brantly Watts is looking for help making her first narrative short film.

Get Your Tickets for the Theatrical Premiere of ATLFF '15's "Imba Means Sing!"

One of the biggest films from ATLFF '15 plays theatrically this Thursday night at Tara Cinemas 4! Get your tickets now for "Imba Means Sing!"

ATLFF '15 Hit "Frame by Frame" Returns to Atlanta in September, But You Have to Get Your Tickets Now!

One of the most moving audience experiences at ATLFF '15, "Frame by Frame" is returning to Atlanta on September 8th at Tara Cinemas 4! This is a Gathr screening, so you have to reserve your ticket NOW for the screening to happen!

Get your Tickets to Taste of Atlanta Here and You Will Help Support ATLFF!

Get your regularly-priced general admission or VIP tickets to Taste of Atlanta through us and we will get $5 back!

Event Calendar
Workshop: So You Want to Make a Short Film?

Join us for the 1st in a series of 4 short filmmaking workshops with Kathy Berardi. An Introduction to the Most Important Steps in the Filmmaking Process.

Eat, Drink, & B-Indie presented by Stella Artois: Open Mic Night

This month's Eat, Drink, & B-Indie presented by Stella Artois is an open mic free-for-all! Come join us for a fun time and hopefully, a most productive networking session! 

Workshop: The Business Basics of Indie Filmmaking

Planning to produce a feature film but not sure where to start? Interested in peaking behind the curtain to see what it really takes? This class will teach you the importance of development - from financing to marketing and distribution, to help your film get off to a great start.

Workshop: It All Starts & Ends With the Story

Join us for the 2nd in a series of 4 short filmmaking workshops with Kathy Berardi. Deep-Dive Into the Crucial Storytelling Elements of a Successful Short Film

Contraband Cinema: "Roar" at Zoo Atlanta

"No animals were harmed in the making of this movie. 70 members of the cast and crew were." This one-time-only screening from ATLFF and Contraband Cinema takes place at Zoo Atlanta!

Workshop: The Production Basics of Indie Filmmaking

Whether you’re stepping up and producing your first film, production managing or ADing an indie, or looking to step up your game on the next one, this class is for you. From pre-production to post, this class walks you through the basics of production on an indie film.

Workshop: Producing Your Short Film

Join us for the 3rd in a series of 4 short filmmaking workshops with Kathy Berardi. Someone's Got to Do it & Why It Should Be You.

Workshop: Intro to the Film Business

Interested in the growing Georgia film industry, but don't know where to start or fit in? This class walks you through the basic duties, responsibilities, and hierarchy of each department working on a film set.

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.

Workshop: Creating a Proper Film Resume

Wonder why you send in your resume but don’t get a call? Is your film resume structured correctly or is it in corporate form? If you have film credits, this class helps you properly organize them into the traditional structure.

Workshop: Lights, Camera, Action!

Join us for the last in a series of 4 short filmmaking workshops with Kathy Berardi. Directing the Short Film as a Collaborative Effort.

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