The Atlanta Competition Film Festival is an international film festival with special attention to the US/Canada region
(New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas, San Jose, Austin, Jacksonville, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Columbus, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver) Movies, talents and future projects.
High-quality program production, a strong industry sector, and an education and network platform for young filmmakers have attracted the participation of the international film industry, film authors and media representatives, as well as more than 20,000 paying audiences, confirming it as the leading film in the region The status of the festival has been recognized by professionals and broad audiences.
Atlanta Award-Qualifying Film Festival is an international film festival with a special focus on the region of USA/Canada
(New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas, San Jose, Austin, Jacksonville, San Francisco, Indianapolis, Columbus, Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver), shining an international spotlight on films, talent and future projects from the region.
High quality programming, a strong industry segment, an educational and networking platform for young filmmakers and thus generated presence of the international film industry, film authors and media representatives alongside a paying audience of over 20,000 , confirm its status as the leading film festival in the region, recognised by both professionals and the wider audiences.
- Best film
- Best short film
- Best producer
- Special award for best performance;
- Best feature feature film;
- Best foreign film;
- Best Short Feature Film;
- Best music video;
- Best documentary
- Best screenplay
- Best documentary short film;
- Best student film;
- Best experiment
- Best animation
- Best director
- Best Actor;
- Best actress
- Most Popular Award by the Audience;
- Most Popular Actor Award;
- Most Popular Actress Award;
- Best Film;
- Best Short Film;
- Best Producer;
- Best Score Special Award;
- Best Narrative Feature;
- Best Foreign Film;
- Best Narrative Short;
- Best Music Video;
- Best Documentary Feature;
- Best Screenplay;
- Best Documentary Short;
- Best Student Film;
- Best Experimental;
- Best Animation;
- Best Director;
- Best Actor;
- Best Actress;
- Best Film Audience Award;
- Best Actor Audience Award;
- Best Actress Audience Award;
through this website.
2. Submission format
If the size is less than 5GB, you must submit the film through the online screening program or through the DCP. The tracking number, film title, film category and running time must be clearly marked on the DCP. Please do not put a label on the cover. The submitted copy will not be returned.
3. Eligibility for submission
-There is no premiere policy for short films and music videos.
-Accept the work being produced and the film released.
4. Premiere status
-There is no premiere policy for short films and music videos, they may be shown on other festivals and/or online.
5. Entry fees
All entries in the festival must be paid by credit card. The registration fee is not refundable.
6. Mail delivery
all the transportation and postage costs that the submitting party needs to bear. If the film is selected as the material of the film festival, all the transportation and postage costs of all DVDs and additional materials sent to and returned from the film festival must be submitted Party bears. The festival does not accept cash on delivery. The festival is not responsible for any expenses incurred in US customs. All fees must be paid in advance. If customs and delivery fees have not been paid, the submitting party's film festival will not be accepted.
Packages submitted from outside the United States must have a "trade sample" label on any customs label, and must provide a value of no more than $10 for customs purposes.
7. Film selection is
reviewed and selected according to the following criteria to submit documents:
-Narrative quality and value
-Independence of creation
8. Notice of
successful submission of the film will receive an online information package, which will include important information about the delivery of DCP to the festival, news and publicity, guest qualification, contact information, and how to make the most of the festival’s participation.
selected film must be provided with a digital film package (DCP) for screening at the festival and a backup Blu-ray. The title of the film must be clearly marked on the DCP and Blu-ray.
Blu-ray can only be used as a backup. Please clearly indicate whether your movie is PAL or NTSC. Our device does not support DVD, tape, 35mm, super 16mm, 8mm, or dual-head formats.
The festival must receive the selected DCP within 30 days before the scheduled screening date.
Our partner theater uses pin-sharp Sony 4K digital cinema projection, which makes DCP projections look incredible. The festival hopes to provide the highest possible quality screening, but will not be responsible for any errors in the quality of the screening technology, and will not refund the fees in any such circumstances. The festival assumes that the submitting party or producer or entrant or printing source company has insured the damage and loss of the festival's DCP.
The screening time of the film festival is determined by the film festival. Although we will make every effort to comply with the published timetable, the United States reserves the right to make changes at any time for any reason. Festival will not be responsible for any costs incurred due to changes to the schedule.
Any film may not withdraw from the film festival program after it has been selected.
number 11. Festival Awards:
Best Picture; Best Short Film; Best Producer; Best Special Award for Scoring; Best Narrative Film; Best Foreign Film; Best Narrative Short Film; Best Music Video; Best Documentary Film; Best Screenplay; Best Documentary Short Film; Best Student Film; Best Experimental Film; Best Animation; Best Director; Best Actor; Best Actress; Best Movie Audience Award; Best Actor Audience Award;
If shortlisted for the jury award, the submitting party must provide or authorize additional copies of the film's preview if required by the festival.