The “Georgia Shorts Film Festival" is a showcase of independent short films from around the world for the Atlanta, Georgia audience in the Southeast USA. Two full nights of short films will be compiled and screened on Blu-Ray DVD. All short films that are under 30 minutes in length are accepted. We are looking for creative works with good acting, original ideas, concepts and writing. GSFF is diverse accepting films from all cultures, races, religions, lifestyles and ideologies. The GSFF screenings will be thought provoking, fun, colorful, passionate, action packed and experimental. Diversity is the theme of this festival. Please submit your film and share it with an Georgia Audience.

Our panel of 12 judges will give 30 awards to filmmakers including:

1) Best Actor Award
2) Best Actress Award
3) Best Action Sequence
4) Best Animated Short Film
5) Best Cinematography Award
6) Best Comedy Film
7) Best Director Award
8) Best Documentary
9) Best Drama Film
10) Best Ensemble Cast
11) Best Experimental Film
12) Best International Film
13) Best International Director
14) Best Film Editing
15) Best Georgia Film
16) Best Horror Film
17) Best Microshort Film Award
18) Best Music Video
19) Best Original Music
20) Best Georgia Screenplay
21) Best Science Fiction Award
22) Best Short Film Award
23) Best Short Film Screenplay
24) Best Supporting Actor
25) Best Supporting Actress
26) Best Horror Film Screenplay
27) Best Drama Film Screenplay
28) Best LGBT Film
29) Best Comedy Film Screenplay
30) Best Science Fiction Screenplay

Georgia Shorts Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. 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 Georgia Shorts Film Festival 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.