Call for Entries for the 2018 Ashland Independent Film Festival
opens September 2, 2017.
If you are a local filmmaker please check out our Locals and LAUNCH sections to learn more about submitting to the 17th Annual AIFF for free!
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- 5 days of 100+ great docs, features, shorts
- Full houses and engaged audiences—even at 9am!
- Complimentary accommodations
- Daily Filmmaker panels and nightly parties
- Located in historic downtown Ashland, Oregon
- Please see the list of award winners on our website. Please note that international films are not eligible for competition. We provide awards & laurels to all winners for promotion. All selected films will have access to our official selection laurels.
- Acclaimed jurors from the independent film community
- Special Guests have included James Ivory, Greg Louganis, Morgan Spurlock, Barbara Kopple, Lucy Walker, Ty Burrell, Albert Maysles, Julie Taymor, Helen Hunt, Les Blank, Elvis Mitchell, Bruce Campbell, Ondi Timoner, Harry Shearer, Barbara Hammer, Gordon Quinn, Rachel Grady & Heidi Ewing.
- See last year's 2017 AIFF Catalogue.
"What a fabulous time we had in Ashland! We were greeted at every turn by the festival's warm hospitality and overwhelmed by the reception of the audiences at each of our screenings. We couldn’t have hoped for a more positive experience.”
– Tommie Smith, Director, The Groove is Not Trivial (AIFF2017)