Arlington International Film Fest


April L. Ranck, Executive Director

Alberto Guzman, Founder

Submission Policy:

Festival Season: Fall (November 3-6) at the Capitol Theatre.

Deadline: Dec. 15 (check website for exact dates)

Entry: $50 for features. $30 for shorts. Poster contest see website. Free for high school students. Accepts high school and college student film and independent films. Also accepts experimental and animation.


Features, Shorts, Documentaries

Festival Season:



To foster appreciation for different cultures by exploring the lives of people around the globe through independent film — to nurture the next generation of filmmakers.

Poster Contest Competition. AIFF invites college students to participate in the competition. High school filmmakers local, national, and international. AIFF partners with production companies and companies in the film industry field and award the students with various opportunities.