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 or through 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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