Ann Arbor Film Festival 2019 #CallforEntries #FilmFestival

Posted September 6, 2018

The Ann Arbor Fillm Festival is the longest running experimental and avant-garde film festival in North America. Founded by George Manupelli in 1963. Internationally recognized as a premiere forum for independent filmmakers and artists, each year’s festival engages audiences with remarkable cinematic experiences. The six-day festival presents 40 programs with more than 180 films from over 20 countries of all lengths and genres, including experimental, animation, documentary, fiction, and performance-based works.

SUBMISSION DETAILS
The Ann Arbor Film Festival is open to all motion pictures and all genres that demonstrate a high regard for the moving image as an art form. Work previously submitted may not be re-entered. Entries are accepted in one of two categories: short and feature length. Short films are 59 minutes and under in runtime. Feature films are 60 minutes or longer in runtime. Foreign entries should have English subtitles.

The 57th Ann Arbor Film Festival will be held March 26–31, 2019, and the call for entries is now open. Submissions will be accepted through the end of September 2018.

For the month of September, the final deadline period, standard submission fees are $60 for a short film (1-59 minutes) and $70 for features (60+ minutes).

One AAFF entry form or withoutabox entry is required per film. Please submit a brief 2-3 sentence statement (no more than 70 words) about your film for use in the festival program.

FORMAT
Formats accepted are 16mm and URL links. If you would like to submit a 16mm print of your film for pre-screening, please contact the AAFF at submissions@aafilmfest.org to make shipping arrangements. We do not accept DVD, Blu-Ray, VHS, or video data files for screening purposes. Filmmakers whose work is selected for screening at the 57th festival in March 2019 will be notified by February 1, 2019.

Please do not submit a press packet with your film. Due to the volume of entries, we cannot ensure that your press packet will survive submission season.

Questions? Email us at submissions@aafilmfest.org or visit https://www.aafilmfest.org/

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56th Ann Arbor Film Festival #filmfestival #callforentries

Posted June 9, 2017

The Ann Arbor Film Festival is the oldest avant-garde and experimental film festival in North America, founded by George Manupelli in 1963. Internationally recognized as a premiere forum for independent filmmakers and artists, each year’s festival engages audiences with remarkable cinematic experiences. The six-day festival presents 40 programs with more than 180 films from over 20 countries of all lengths and genres, including experimental, animation, documentary, fiction, and performance-based works.

Awards:
The AAFF offers approximately $21,000 in cash and in-kind awards each year.

Entries:
Open to the public

Eligibility:
The Ann Arbor Film Festival is open to all motion pictures and all genres that demonstrate a high regard for the moving image as an art form. Work previously submitted may not be re-entered. Entries are accepted in one of two categories: short and feature length. Short films are 59 minutes and under in runtime. Feature films are 60 minutes or longer in runtime. Foreign entries should have English subtitles.

Formats:
Entries are accepted in the following formats: Internet Link (URL) and 16mm. We DO NOT accept DVD, Blu-Ray, VHS or video data files for screening purposes.

If you would like the festival to prescreen a 16mm print of your film, please contact the AAFF directly to make shipping arrangements at submissions@aafilmfest.org

One AAFF entry form or withoutabox entry is required per film. Please submit a brief 2-3 sentence statement (no more than 70 words) about your film for use in the festival program.

Please do not submit a press packet with your film. Due to the volume of entries we cannot ensure that your press packet will survive submission season. If your film is accepted, you will be notified of how to submit your press material.

Fees:
Deadlines for the upcoming 56th AAFF (Festival dates: March 20-25, 2018)
* Early Deadline: July 1- July 31 ($30 Short / $40 Feature)
* Official Deadline: Aug. 1 – Aug. 31 ($45 Short / $55 Feature)
* Late Deadline: Sept. 1 – Sept. 30 ($60 Short / $70 Feature)
For more information: http://www.aafilmfest.org

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