2011 Film Competition
The 2011 Film Competition is open for submissions!
Regular Deadline: June 1 ($45)
Late Deadline: July 1 ($50)
Very Late Deadline: July 15 ($60)
Students please contact our programmers about student discounts.
Narrative Student Short
AFF is accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & SciencesÂ®, making all Jury Award-winning narrative short and animated short films eligible for an Academy AwardÂ®.
2010 Film Competition Winners
2010 Audience Award Winners
Need an audience? We’ve got you covered.
Whether you’re looking for industry attention, film-savvy theatergoers, or just a great excuse to visit the “Live Music Capital of the World,” the Austin Film Festival is the place for you this October. With one-of-a-kind venues and carefully selected competition juries, we make sure your work gets the respect it deserves. Don’t miss your opportunity to share the spotlight with an enthusiastic and encouraging mix of aspiring and established filmmaking talent.
Offering the best in filmâ€¦
Each year, the AFF presents over 170 regional, national, and world premiere films. From highly anticipated Hollywood fare to the finest in independent filmmaking, the Festival focuses on showcasing the films and filmmakers audiences want to see. Among 2010’s notable screenings were Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan and 127 Hours, by Danny Boyle. Submit today, and your film could take its place in this year’s film lineup.
Still not convinced? Well, don’t take our word for it.
“Austin Film Festival is truly the festival for independent filmmakers. The experience had there cannot be matched. From the highly valuable content of their conferences to the intimate venues and parties, Austin Film Festival gives young aspiring filmmakers and writers the opportunity to learn more about their craft while being immersedÂ in a pool of creative minds that feed off of and support one another.Â There’s nothing like it.”
Stephen Belyeu, Writer/Director Dig — 2010 Narrative Feature Competition Audience Award Winner