All American High School Film Festival


Andrew Jenks, President

Tom Oliva, Executive Director

Submission Policy:

Festival Season: Fall (usually October)

Deadline: July 1 (check website for exact dates)

Entry: Must be high school age or younger. Free submission from Nov.–April in in drama (under 20 minutes), comedy (under 10 minutes), documentary, animation, music video, experimental, horror, action sports, or PSA and social influencer categories.


Features, Shorts, Music Videos, Documentaries

Festival Season:



AAHSFF's mission is to provide immersive education with a profound impact, connecting the filmmakers of the future with the rewards, respect, and recognition they deserve. Believing in the voices of the youth. Investing in the stories they have to tell. Empowering young artists to share their stories and transform their world through digital media. 
Each year, in the heart of New York City, presents the world’s largest high school film festival.