The Atlanta Comedy Film Festival Fall 2017 is now accepting submissions.

Late Deadline: August 31st, 2017
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Event Date: Monday November 13th, 2017 @ 7:00 PM EST
Synchronicity Theatre, One Peachtree Pointe
1545 Peachtree St. NE #102, Atlanta
Mission
The Atlanta Comedy Film Festival is a theatrical screening event for international independent filmmakers to showcase their Comedy Films in Atlanta, Georgia. The ACFF showcases short comedy films, funny music videos and TV pilots from all over the world, on Blu-Ray DVD HD at the Synchronicity Theatre in midtown Atlanta. For the first ACFF Comedy Short Films will be screened in a back to back format for a film loving audience with an awards ceremony at the end of the program that will recognize filmmakers for their creative work.

Comedy Short Film
The Atlanta Comedy Film Festival showcases funny and engaging Comedy Short Films that are a minimum of 6 minutes, but are no longer than 30 minutes including all credits. All varieties of Comedy are accepted in this category including Romantic Comedy, Dark Comedy, Animated Films, Mockumentary Films, Comedy Web Series, International Comedy and anything else that will bring laughter to our audience. We screen short comedy films, micro short comedy films, comedy television pilots, and funny music videos in a back-to-back in a fast paced, fun and unique experience for our audience. All languages are accepted, subtitles must be in English. If you are looking for a discount, promo code or coupon code for FilmFreeway please click here.

Micro Comedy Short Film
The Atlanta Comedy Film Festival is looking for funny and engaging Comedy Micro Short Films that are a maximum of 5 minutes in length including all credits. All varieties of Comedy are accepted in this category including Romantic Comedy, Dark Comedy, Animated Films, Mockumentary Films, Comedy Web Series, International Comedy, funny commercials and anything else that will bring laughter to our audience. All languages are accepted, but the subtitles must be in English.

Funny Music Video
The Atlanta Comedy Film Festival is looking for funny and engaging music videos that are thought provoking and make people laugh. Funny Music Videos must be 5 minutes or less in length including credits. Public music videos that are currently on youtube, Vimeo, or Vevo are eligible.

Comedy TV Pilot
The Atlanta Comedy Film Festival is looking for funny and engaging television pilots that are looking for recognition. A television pilot is written with a core of characters in a repeatable format that producers would like to market as an on-going television series. Sketch comedy, sitcoms and all types of comedy can be submitted to the ACFF. Winning awards in the Atlanta Comedy Film Festival could help your project when you are pitching it to a television network.

Comedy Feature Film Screenplay
The Atlanta Comedy Film Festival is looking for funny and engaging writing that is thought provoking and makes people laugh. A Comedy Feature Film Screenplay must be a minimum length of 31 pages and a maximum length of 120 pages. All screenplays must be written in English. 12 different judges will read every word of every screenplay submitted.

Comedy Television Episode Screenplay
The Atlanta Comedy Film Festival is looking to acknowledge screenwriters for their creative comedy ideas in the format of a Comedy Television Series or episode. You can choose to write an episode for an existing television series like Seinfeld, Big Bang Theory, Blackish, Portlandia etc ... Or you can create something completely original. The maximum length must be 30 pages. 12 different judges will read every word of every screenplay submitted.

Our panel of 12 judges will give out 14 different awards for outstanding comedy cast, crew and content:
  1. Best Short Comedy Film
  2. Best Comedy TV Pilot
  3. Best Micro Comedy Short Film 
  4. Best Georgia Comedy Film 
  5. Best Animated Comedy Film
  6. Best Director 
  7. Best Actor 
  8. Best Actress 
  9. Best Original Music 
  10. Best Cinematography
  11. Funniest Music Video
  12. Best Ensemble Cast 
  13. Best Comedy Feature Film Screenplay
  14. Beast Comedy Television Episode Screenplay
If you are looking for a submission fee waiver on Film Freeway to the Atlanta Comedy Film Festival please click here.


Comments

  1. The space is spectacular and this venue is just what we needed for our event. It is the best place to have an event and we had an awesome experience here. The staff at venues in San Francisco is excellent; they are so attentive to all of your needs.

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