General Questions

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Submissions are only accepted on FilmFreeway. Please refer to the following page for more information on how to create a project and submit to festivals: Please do not email us your films. We will not consider a project that has not been submitted through FilmFreeway.

You can find a full list of submission fees at:

a. All submissions must be made through our online submission platform. We do not accept physical submissions.

b. You must provide a secure online screener (Vimeo, YouTube, etc.) with a password.

c. Your submission should include the following materials:

           i. A trailer or teaser (optional, but recommended)

           ii. A synopsis of your film

           iii. A brief director’s statement
              – In the brief, let us know if you’re a student or non-professional

           iv. A list of key cast and crew members

           v. Production stills and a poster (if available)

Depending on the pass you purchased, you’re welcome to come and go as you please for the day; however, we ask that during a screening, you wait in the lobby until you enter the theatre space.

The festival will be at the Eagle Theatre, located at 5029 West Broad St., Sugar Hill, GA 30518.

If you review the photo below, please plan to park at any of the “P” location spots.

Competition Series

Animated Shorts are visually captivating, brief films under 40 minutes, utilizing diverse animation techniques to create imaginative stories and memorable characters.

Micro Short are brief, impactful visual narratives, typically under 3 minutes in length with credits, offering concise storytelling, evoking emotion and creativity.

Short films are compact cinematic experiences, usually under 10 minutes with credits, showcasing diverse storytelling, exploring unique themes, and nurturing filmmaking talent.

Student shorts represent emerging visions from a broad range of categories including live action, narrative, documentary, and animation. Student shorts is a category only for those who are currently enrolled in school, whether it’s university level, or below.