July 15 - 16, 2016

The 7th Annual Atlanta Shortsfest is held July 15 - 16, 2016

More 2016 Film Festivals in Atlanta, Georgia

2016 Entry Rules


Entries can be submitted via Withoutabox or FilmFreeway. An online secure screener is preferred.  Please email us first if you would like to send a hard-copy!

Programming decisions are made by the festival directors and our selection committee. If accepted, we will notify filmmakers by email. After acceptance, the exhibition copy 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.


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.

Although the art of filmmaking is not competitive, Atlanta Shortsfest does give accolades to films selected as best in various categories: Best Narrative and Documentary Shorts, Best Director, Best Comedy, Best Drama, and many more. Visit the 


Feel free to email if you would like confirmation of entry.

2016 Entry Deadlines and Fees:

Early Bird Submission Deadline:

December 31, 2015

click the Withoutabox link or FilmFreeway link for more info