LIFF-GA is a film festival for everyone! We welcome professional independent filmmakers, high school students, middle school students, student news programs and documentarians with about 60 possible awards to be given.

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Best Domestic - Feature
Best International - Feature
Best Director - Feature
Best Cinematography - Feature
Best Writing - Feature
Best Editing - Feature
Best Leading Actor - Feature
Best Leading Actress - Feature
Best Supporting Actor - Feature
Best Supporting Actress - Feature
Best Domestic - Short
Best International - Short
Best Director - Short
Best Cinematography - Short
Best Writing - Short
Best Editing - Short
Best Leading Actor - Short
Best Leading Actress - Short
Best Supporting Actor - Short
Best Supporting Actress - Short
Best Young Actor
Best Young Actress

Best Acting Ensemble
Best Domestic Documentary
Best International Documentary
Best Local Film - Southeast United States
High School Feature - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Middle School Feature - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
High School Short - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Middle School Short - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
High School Documentary - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Middle School Documentary - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
High School News - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Middle School News - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Women in Film Award
African-American Film Award
Veterans in Film Award
Latin Film Award
First-Time Filmmaker
Best Visual Effects
Best Soundtrack
Best Wardrobe

1. We accept submissions from all over the world.
2. Submissions not in English must have English subtitles.
3. High School and Middle School submitters may be asked to provide proof of enrollment - typically a picture of a student ID badge or card.
4. While we know that love, horror and gore are common, exciting topics we ask that scenes and acts of love or violence be tasteful and graphically conservative.
5. Applicants whose films are OFFICIALLY SELECTED will be asked to provide a poster.
6. Media is to be uploaded to Film Freeway