September 8 - 10, 2017 at Sychronicity Theatre

2017 Festival Guidelines
2017 atlanta film series

2017 Early-Bird Entry Deadline

November 30, 2016


click the Withoutabox or FilmFreeway link for info!




2017 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 Foreign Documentaery, and many others. 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
DocuFest

1180 Briarcliff CT NE

Unit 1

Atlanta, GA

30306