"Challenges and opportunities in research, technology, and innovation" is the main theme of the festival.

Suggested Film themes and topics:
• Technology and Innovation
• Research facilities and equipment’s of research Institutes
• Universities and industry Relations
• Non-functional Research
• contributions in GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
• Productivity in research
• Migration of graduates and researchers
• Research station from people’s POV
• The impact of Technology and Innovation on people's lives
• Technology and social harms
• Technology and Localization
• Soft technologies
• The role of technology in the production of national wealth
• knowledge-based economy, knowledge-based society and knowledge-based world
• The role of science, research and technology in the areas of agriculture, defense, transportation, economy, future etc.
• Foresight in the fields of science and technology
• Using past experiences and knowledge in charting the future
• Academic cheating and fraud
Entrepreneurial universities

*The winner prize for each category will be $ 1,500 cash along with a festival statue and a plaque of honor for international competitors.

*On each section one film will be selected as a winner and one film will be selected as an appreciated artwork.

*ATF film festival has 7 different categories.

1- This festival only accepts ANIMATED films.
2- The theme or subject of the Films submitted to this festival SHOULD BE related to Research, Techonlogy, and innovation.
3 - There is no limitation on the number of film entries for filmmakers, institutions, and organizations.
4 - A maximum of three episodes of a TV series could be submitted.
5 - In regard to the first year of the festival, there is no limitation on the production date of the films.
6 - There are no restrictions on the duration of the movies.
7 - Artworks should be allowed to participate in the Festival by the producer or his legal representative.
8 – Mov, Avi, Mp4, Mpg Videos formats will be accepted.
9 -Application form should be fully completed and submitted along with the works

Overall Rating
  • mauricio bartok

    Well, I won an award in this festival, they said they would deposit the money, but now they are not answering my emails . And I met another animator who also won an award but never received the money and hear back from them

    June 2017
  • Nassos Vakalis

    never heard from them anything.

    January 2017
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    Response from festival:

    Dear Nassos, Thanks for your review. Your feedback helps us improve our Festival . Actually, we have done all our best to stay in touch with the participants, but I am afraid we do not have received any email from you. All the participants are notified via FilmFreeWay Website. Please re-send your email so that we could assist you with the inquiry, or post it here. We apologize for any inconvenience it may caused. This is our first year and we will manage such problems in the future.

  • Radheya Jegatheva

    would be grateful to find out the results of the film festival pls.The FB link seems broken

    January 2017
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    Response from festival:

    dear Radheya, all the participants had been notified via FilmFreeWay. But you can access the result here: