BigPictureCon Short Film Festival

BigPictureCon Short Film Festival
2997 E Cobb Pkwy
Suite 300, #724772
Atlanta, United States

Tel: 770-354-4027
Fax: 770-693-3342

Festival Overview

The BigPictureCon Short Film Festival takes place in conjunction with the two day BigPictureCon Film & Technology Conference. Submissions accepted for screening come with two 2-day BigPictureCon conference passes, and add'l 2-day passes available at 1/2 price.

The festival mission is to allow student and emerging filmmakers a chance to have their work showcased at a venue where professionals and peers are present to evaluate their talent and vision, and where they can network and access opportunities for professional development.


Awards & Prizes

$250 First prize
$100 Second prize
$100 Audience Choice award
$50 Best Student Film


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

Apply via Film Freeway

Known festival contacts Contacts
Nancy Howard


Open to the public


Anyone can submit a short film on any topic. However, the piece must be family-friendly for all audiences (PG or G-rated), with no grotesque violence, nudity, or other inappropriate content. Films cannot be more than 8 minutes in length.


Online submissions at, or by mail via DVD, SD Card or USB flash drive.


Early ... $5
Regular ... $10
Late ... $15
Extended ... $20

Contact festival:

Contact options no longer available.