Austin Film Festival early bird deadline to submit is this Friday!

Austin Film Festival’s early bird deadline is this Friday! If you have a film, be sure to submit now for the lowest prices of the year.

Held annually in the capital city of Texas, Austin Film Festival celebrates the writer and showcases films with a focus on story.

Our Narrative Short, Animated Short, and Documentary Short categories are Academy®-qualifying and all accepted filmmakers receive unprecedented access to AFF’s world famous Screenwriters Conference to learn, network and get inspired.

If you have a story, we’d love for you to share it with us!

Submit your film through our website here:


Early Bird Deadline: March 31 ($50)

Regular Deadline: May 19 ($60)

Late Deadline: June 30 ($75)

Extended Deadline: July 7 ($85)