#GivingTuesday: Save the Date for December 1!
“Thank you so much for the incredible online-festival! It helped a lot to see all the fantastic films and the Q&As, to leave that strange atmosphere of the outside world and find a way back to the inside world and back to creativity and back to work. Thank you! Some of my friends, who are normally not into experimental-films enjoyed it a lot.” - Rebecca Blöcher, filmmaker Giving Tuesday GivingTuesday was created as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good, give
Filmmaker Q&A: Timothy Smith
Trailer for Queering di Teknolojik Dr. Timothy Smith is a London-based academic, programmer, artist, and filmmaker. Timothy obtained his BA(Hons) in Film Production and Animation from Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, and his MA in Art and Media Practice at the University of Westminster, in London. Several of his film credits include narrative short films such as Attack (2005) and Le Weekend (2007). More recently, he has made experimental non-narrative films such a
STREAMEO Panel Now Available to Stream
Leslie Raymond, AAFF Festival Director, recently sat down with the Vimeo team to discuss the realities of moving the festival and in-person events to a virtual landscape. Joined by Adam Sharp of the Emmys, Michael Sticka of the GRAMMY Museum, and Casey Mink from Backstage, the group shared their perspectives on the transition. Leslie discusses many of the changes the festival implemented, how it impacted the event's overall success and plans for future festivals. The 59th AAF
Meet the team behind the team - AAFF Interns!
The creativity, expression, and hard work generated from this group of young professionals is nothing short of amazing. With our first virtual festival behind us and the second one coming up, these interns have shown up in so many ways to help the 59th year go off without a hitch. Each month we'll be highlighting an intern on our blog. Stay tuned!