American National Film Festival

Opening Date: 
November 11, 2021
Earlybird Deadline: 
September 14, 2021
Regular Deadline: 
November 14, 2021
Late Deadline: 
February 14, 2022
Extended Deadline: 
June 25, 2022
Notification Date: 
June 30, 2022
Event Date: 
July 11, 2022 to July 17, 2022
Festival Description: 
The American National Film Festival is an opportunity  for innovative and visionary moviemakers to showcase their skills. Our aim is to capture the love of film through the eyes of filmmakers. That's why the American National Film Festival  supports emerging artists to bring a wider range of images, stories and storytellers to the moviegoing audience. 
Awards & Prizes: 
  • Best Foreign Film
  • Best Animation
  • Best Comedy
  • Best Feature
  • Best Narrative
  • Best Overall Design
  • Most Original Design
  • Non-Film Division (Middle School, High School, College)
  • Best Overall Design
  • Most Original Design
  • Best Short Animation
  • Best Feature Live Action Narrative
Rules & Terms: 
  • Film and/or movie posters must be submitted by the specified deadline.
  • Submissions will be screened by a qualified panel of judges. If your entry is chosen for screening or an award, we will contact you by email only.
  • More than one film or movie poster may be submitted in the appropriate category, however, each film or movie poster must be entered with a separate submission form and entry fee.
  • All film and/or movie posters will be accepted for review and may be used at the discretion of the festival for promotional purposes, including but not limited to, screenings, workshops or in print for the sole purpose of promoting the festival.
  • Participation in the festival, including the submission of film and/or movie posters implies acceptance of all festival rules and regulations.
  • All submission fees are non-refundable. You can't alter your entries after the payment. Please review your work carefully before finalizing payment.
  • Works must have been completed.
  • Each entry must be clearly labeled with: director's name, work title, total running time.
  • The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations.
  • The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless AAIFF from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.
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