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!Read More
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.Read More
If you went to our “Film and Food” event at ATLFF 2014, you know the film that anchored the event was the documentary SRIRACHA, about the now-famous hot sauce in the green-capped bottle. For the film’s first anniversary, director Griffin Hammond (whom some of you got to meet) has released a director-commentary version of the film to YouTube.Read More
Filmmakers create connections with an audience simply by making movies, but when we bring those filmmakers to theaters to meet moviegoers in person, magic happens. Become a backer of our annual Kickstarter project (which raises funds for filmmaker travel) and you'll be responsible for some of that magic. With some of the great rewards we've cooked up, you'll get to experience it too. (Even if you don't live in Atlanta.)Read More
The Buried Alive Film Fest has a new home at Fabrefaction Theatre Conservatory with some of the most disturbing, visually appealing, and scary independent horror films in the world. Out of all of the submissions the festival judges have narrowed it down to this fine selection of horror gems. So grab a drink and see them all on a big screen with nice comfy seats!Read More
This is it, folks. Your last chance to get your short and feature-length films into the Atlanta Film Festival before we shut the door on the movies in consideration for the 2015 festival.
The call for entries officially closes at midnight on November 14th, so as of this writing you've got a little more than 24 hours to get them in. We can't wait to see yours!
"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.Read More
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.Read More
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!Read More