Meet Derek Horne

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Our new Festival Manager and Director of Short FilmProgramming. Derek is a longtime advocate for short films, starting in the 90s when he worked in acquisitions for Atom Films, Shortbuzz.com, and iCast; curated short film programs at the Anthology Film Archives in New York City; and wrote articles about short films for IndieWire. In 2001 he became the founding editor …

New Art Unveiled!

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Joe Barsin’s highly anticipated poster artwork has been unveiled! Joe, whose company Citizen Pride is responsible for some of Annapolis’ most iconic images, has conjured up the artwork for the Annapolis Film Festival since the first year. He is the man behind our iconic look. The art was revealed last night at a poster unveiling party at The Metropolitan Kitchen …

Passes Are Available Now

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Annapolis Film Festival General Passes are available NOW: General Pass – (available now at $125 until March 30th or until sold out! ) Allows entry into Opening Night, the Opening Night After Party, and Best of the Fest on Sunday (a combined $45 value) PLUS unlimited access to all 70 films and 6 panels throughout the entire festival. Skip the day of …

These Panels and Panelists are not to be missed!

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We have several panels of interest to filmmakers with incredible regional and national panelists. Be sure to sign up now because these filled up quickly last year! Friday Panels at the O’Callaghan Annapolis Hotel, 174 West Street The Art of the Pitch Friday, March 27, 10am-11am “The Pitch” is one of the most and anxiety-inducing aspects of filmmaking. Hear inside tips …

As an AFF insider you can be the first to see these films!

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Be in the Know! We have a “baker’s dozen” U.S. and regional premieres of some amazing films. Attend the Annapolis Film Festival and you can tell your friends you saw it back in March! U.S. Premieres: Annihilation: The Destruction of Europe’s Jews, Episode Three: The Nazi Machine. Seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz, directors William Karel and Blanche Finger …

ANNAPOLIS FILM FESTIVAL’S AFRICAN AMERICAN SHOWCASE FOCUSES ON CIVIL RIGHTS ANNIVERSARY WITH PREVIEW SCREENING OF JFK & LBJ: A TIME FOR GREATNESS ON MARCH 27

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Annapolis, MD, March 17, 2015 — The Annapolis Film Festival’s African American Showcase will spotlight the 50th anniversary of two landmark civil rights statutes that changed America, and the dramatic story behind the political and legislative battle to enact these laws with a special preview screening of JFK & LBJ: A Time for Greatness. This film, directed by Alastair Layzell …

More Incredible Shorts

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Shorts Program Three Friday, March 27, 6.30 pm, St. Anne’s Parish Hall 199 Duke of Gloucester Street Ballkoni, directed by Lendita Zeqiraj. An entire village reacts to a boy dangling from a balcony in this one-shot. I’m Not Done, directed by Ronnie Dorfler. An uninsured woman uses the only means available to save her own life. The Past is in …