The Lovett School High School Film Fest was created to encourage and inspire young filmmakers from around the world by providing them a venue to publicly screen their short films and a place to connect with one another. We do not charge submission fees so that all may be free to share their work. Our audience is also welcomed free of charge to view the films at our annual festival.

Our festival hands out awards in a variety of categories: Best US Narrative, Best Int'l Narrative, Best US Doc, Best Int'l Doc, Best US Animation, Best Int'l Animation, Best US Music Video, Best Int'l Music Video, Best Made In Georgia, Best of Fest. There are no physical awards.

Films must have a max running time of 12 minutes and have been written, directed and edited by teens ages 13-18.

Please send an email with proof of age(s) to: Please include your FilmFreeway submission number and Name Of Film in the email's subject line.

Overall Rating
  • Su-jeong Yeon

    Thank you for the prize!! Its really honor for me and my friends. We thought we could make better anime in the future. I'll looking for meet you with a better work one day. Thank you.

    April 2022
  • Brendan Hickey

    Much respect for this awesome indie film fest. Great to screen in Atlanta and we'll be submitting again in the future :)

    February 2020
  • Great festival, wish I could make it in person. Great communication and very friendly. A wonderful festival overall.

    April 2019
  • Max Shoham

    I was fortunate to have my film as an official selection for this great festival! Next year, I hope to actually attend. Great opportunity for high school filmmakers to showcase their films and get together. Thank you!

    April 2018
  • Scott Arbery

    A wonderful venue, everyone is very friendly and the films were incredibly creative.

    April 2018