The Fine Arts Film Festival

The Fine Arts Film Festival
536 Sunset Ave.
Venice, United States

Tel: 310-957-7037

2019, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Thu 28th Feb 19
Fri 24th May to Sat 25th May

2018, Finished
Thu 10th May to Sat 12th May

Festival Overview

FAFF is dedicated to showing the finest films in the world about art and artists in their studios, collectors, galleries, museums, public art, and alternative art spaces. We'll have a red carpet opening night with celebrities and luminaries from the art and entertainment worlds, a special matinee screening on Sunday of a Hollywood classic film related to art, and a VIP closing night party at the theater. We'll be coordinating with major museums and galleries. Submit your film, and come visit the new western capital of the art world - Los Angeles/Southern California.


Best Feature Film - Narrative
Best Feature Film - Documentary
Best Short Film - Narrative
Best Short Film - Documentary
Best Animated Film
Best Direction
Best Cinematography
Best Student Film


Action Action Adaptation Adaptation Adventure Adventure Advertising Animation Animation Art-house Art-house Asian Asian Black Black Black Comedy Black Comedy Bollywood Bollywood Bollywood Children Children Comedy Comedy Crime Disaster Documentary Documentary Drama Drama Educational Erotic Experimental Experimental Family Fantasy Foreign Language Foreign Language French French Gangster Gay and Lesbian Gay and Lesbian Ghost Historical Historical Horror Horror Independent Independent Jewish Jewish Legal Martial Arts Medical Murder Mystery Music Video Music Video Musical Musical Mystery National National Natural History Noir Period Political Reality Reality Religious Religious Romance Romance Science Fiction Science Fiction Short Short Silent Silent Sport Spy Student Student Supernatural Teen Thriller Thriller Travel TV TV War War Western Western Women Women

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Known festival contacts Contacts
Juri Koll
Juri Koll


Open to the public


Film subject matter should be related to the art world in some way, whether it be art and artists in their studios, collectors, galleries, museums, public art, and alternative art spaces or other art related subject.
Films should have been completed after January 2, 2014.
Please inform us if the film has premiered, been shown on the internet publicly, or broadcast previously. This will not disqualify a film.
Films must be submitted via private link.
Films must be submitted with proper documentation, including director/producer bios, contact information with email addresses and social media accounts, distributor information (if applicable) publicity materials such as poster/one sheet, 1-3 images from each film (please at least 150dpi for our catalog).
Short films are considered all films under 55 minutes.
Feature films are considered films 55 minutes and above.


Private online link, sometimes DVD.


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