Call for Entries 2018 is OPEN!

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Submissions are now being accepted for the 8th Annual Albany FilmFest to be held in March 2018. We're looking forward to seeing your fresh, diverse, and original short films in these categories:
Narrative (includes comedy, drama, and experimental), Documentary, Animation, Tiny Movie, and Youth-directed (two categories -- ages 6-12 and 13-17).

(Psst, Albany residents only: Check out Albany Filmmakers Showcase!)

Submissions Open: May 15, 2017
Final Deadline: December 1, 2017


News and Events


Patrick Osborne's Academy Award- nominated PEARL was named Best Short Animation at Albany FilmFest 2017.



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Albany FilmFest is an ongoing project of Albany’s Community Media Access Committee, Arts Committee, and the staff of KALB-33. Our mission is to bridge business, community, and the arts, and to encourage diversity, originality, creativity, and open communication. Many, many thanks to the City of Albany, the Albany Library, and to our generous partners in Albany and beyond!