54th AAFF Call for Entries

SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR 2016!

The AAFF provides at least $21,000 in cash and film stock/services to more than 20 filmmakers, serves as a qualifying festival for Academy Award® nomination in the short film category and provides touring opportunities for select filmmakers.

The 54th AAFF will take place March 15 – 20, 2016 in Ann Arbor, MI.


HOW TO SUBMIT 

To submit your film(s) via Withoutabox, please click the link below:

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To submit your films with our online form, please click here.

Please only submit your film(s) once with either the online form or at withoutabox.com.  If you have questions regarding your submission or the submission process, please contact Ellie White at submissions@aafilmfest.org.

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DEADLINES AND ENTRY FEES:

Early Deadline: Aug 1, 2015 - $30 Shorts / $40 Features

Official Deadline: Sept 18, 2015 - $45 Shorts / $55 Features

Late Deadline: Oct 10, 2015 - $60 Shorts / $70 Features

 


SELECTED FILMS

All submitting filmmakers will be notififed regarding acceptance by approximately February 1, 2016 with the email address provided at the time of submission.  Please add mail@aafilmfest.org to your contact list to ensure receipt of notification.  Please contact Ellie White at submissions@aafilmfest.org if your email changes prior to notification.

To see a list of award winners from the 53rd AAFF please click here.