Now open for 2019 submissions!

Short narratives, documentaries, animations. Info here.

Digital submissions through FilmFreeway or

Young Filmmakers ages 6-17, submission information here.



Thanks to our AFF 2018 filmmakers, sponsors, partners, and volunteers for an awesome week!

And the winners are ...

8th Annual Albany FilmFest   

We're rolling out the red carpet!

MARCH 17 - 25, 2018

Venues: Landmark Albany Twin MAP  & Albany Community Center MAP

 2018 program now ready to view

2018 program now ready to view

See what's playing! Who needs paper?

Eight years of Albany FilmFest, one week of screenings, and now -- a virtual program.

Dip into our 2018 mix of submitted and curated films, parties, and special events now.


Choose your prize! You could win!

Only $5 for one ticket or $10 for three tickets!!

click below to learn what you could win in the...

Albany (short and really short) International FilmFest is a juried film festival that takes place each year in Albany, California.

We are proud to showcase original, creative, fresh, and compelling independent short films from emerging and established Bay Area, national, and global filmmakers. READ MORE


Join Albany FimFest in supporting youth media education and young filmmakers, building community, communicating across borders, and encouraging creative expression.

Be a key part of making this important community arts event happen!