AFI Fest Sets Its 2019 Dates
Short film and feature entries are now being accepted.
The 33rd edition of AFI Fest is set to take place Nov. 14-21 in Hollywood, it was announced Monday.
The submission deadlines for fiction shorts (under 30 minutes), nonfiction shorts (under 40 minutes) and feature films are: Early deadline, March 29; official deadline, May 3; and final deadline, July 12.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes AFI Fest, an offering of the American Film Institute, as a qualifying festival for its live-action and animated short film Oscar categories.
The festival also has become a showcase for feature films seeking awards season attention.