September 15 - 17, 2016

More 2016 Film Festivals in Atlanta, Georgia

ENTRY DEADLINES AND FEES:



Early-Bird Deadline

January 30, 2016

$30 - shorts

$35 - features



Regular Deadline

March 31, 2016

$35 - shorts
$40 - features



Late Deadline

July 30, 2016

$40 - shorts
$45 - features


shorts are 45 minutes and under

2016 call for entries

FORMATS OF SUBMISSIONS COPIES
​Submission copies should be submitted on Withoutabox OR FilmFreeway via an online screener through a source such as Vimeo. Please be sure to include a password if required. Hard copies can be mailed, but please email us first to let us know you are sending.



SELECTION AND NOTIFICATION
Programming decisions are made by the festival directors and our selection committee. If accepted, we will notify filmmakers by email. After acceptance, the exhibition format will need to be in our office two weeks before the festival. Be sure to indicate aspect ratio of your film/video as well as any other special screening/presentation information we might need to know. We do not pay rental fees for submitted work that is programmed.



ACCOLADES
Although the art of filmmaking is not competitive, Atlanta DocuFest does give accolades to films selected as best in various categories: Best Documentary Feature and Short, Best Director, Best International Doc, etc. View the awards page.



SHIPPING EXHIBITION COPIES
Cost of shipping exhibition copies to the festival is the responsibility of the entrant. Exhibition copies must be sent to the festival prepaid. The festival can not accept responsibility for damage or loss of materials while in transit. Please use as little packaging material as possible to cut down on trash.


CONFIRMATION OF ENTRY
Feel free to email us if you would like confirmation of entry.

RETURN OF MATERIALS
Due to the large number of materials received. videos will not be returned. 



SHIPPING ADDRESS
please contact us for shipping info