AFI fest set for Nov. 1-8

Submissions open for features and shorts

The American Film Institute has announced that the 25th edition of the AFI fest will take place November 1 through 8 in Hollywood.

Venues include Grauman’s Chinese Theater and Chinese 6, the Egyptian and the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

Submissions are now open for narrative, documentary, experimental, animated and short films at AFI.com/AFIFEST or through Withoutabox.com. The fest is recognized by the Academy as a qualifying festival for the Oscar short film category.

The fest will award a $5,000 prize to a filmmaker found solely through the submissions process.

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