Arlington International Film Festival 9th Annual, 2019 | ARTLECTURE
  • Arlington International Film Festival 9th Annual, 2019
  • Arlington International Film Festival 9th Annual, 2019

Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) is an award winning organization with its mission being to foster appreciation for different cultures by exploring the lives of people around the globe through independent film. 

AIFF is open to national and international filmmakers. Whether professional or a first-time filmmaker, we welcome innovative, original films with unique perspectives.


AIFF recognizes filmmaking achievement through the presentation of the following juried awards:

Best Narrative Feature 
Best Documentary Feature

Best of Festival Short 
Best Narrative Short 
Best Documentary Short 
Best Animation Short 
Best Experimental Short

Best H.S Festival 
Best H.S Animation 
Best H.S Doc 
Best H.S Narrative 
Best H.S Experimental


Submission Categories: AIFF screens both national and international features and shorts with a focus on our mission of fostering an appreciation for different cultures through independent film.

Feature films: narrative and documentary (46 min or longer), Music, Dance, Art, Virtual reality, Human Rights, Social Social, iPhone, iPhones, Photography... 
Short films: narrative, documentary, animation and experimental (45 min or less)

The film must not be available for video or internet distribution prior to October 26, 2017 
The film must be in original language with English subtitles 
Film production must have been completed within the last two years

SELECTED FILMS: Applicants will be notified of the Selection Committee's decision by August 1st and will be asked to provide the following materials by August 20th in order to be included in the Festival.

1) Release form: sign, date.

2) A trailer, still and promotional materials: email to

3) Exhibition format: Materials can be sent via Dropbox, We Transfer, Blu-ray and/or DCP. Preferred exhibition format for theater screening is DCP with DVD (NTSC; Region 0 or 1) or Blu-ray (2) copies as back-up. 

*This program is subject to change by the Organizer's reasons, so please refer to the website or the Organizer's notice for more information.
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