Submit your short films to the Atheist Film Festival!

Want the opportunity to share your cinematic vision with hundreds of other atheists, skeptics, and freethinkers on the big screen, and a chance to win $250? Every year, the Atheist Film Festival in San Francisco features a selection of provocative, engaging, thought-provoking, and/or hilarious short films. Whether you're an amateur filmmaker, pro, semi-pro, or never operated a camera other than your smart phone, we want to see what you can come up with!

Topics concerning atheism, agnosticism, skepticism, science, or a secular approach to human are encouraged. Beyond that, it's up to you. We want our shorts program to present a plethora of secular perspectives and to demonstrate that art and reason are not mutually-exclusive categories. The deadline isn't until June 30th July 21st, so you've still got time to put something together if you've got a great idea.

Selected films will be screened at the festival on August 11th, 2012, and one grand prize winner will receive $250 and the first annual Atheist Film Festival filmmaker's award. See the flyer below or visit for guidelines and more information. We look forward to your entries!

P.S. Check out my interview with Casimir Fornalski, Mad Art Lab reader and the genius behind the film festival's sweet new logo and design campaign!

Not interested in submitting a film but still want to help out? Download the flyer and post it on your campus, bring it to meetings with your local secular groups, leave copies at coffee shops where creative types hang out, or link to this post on Facebook, Twitter, Google +, etc. Thanks for your support!




Anne S

Anne Sauer is an atheist with an appetite for science, good food, and making connections between the two. She is currently pursuing her MBA in Sustainable Management at Presidio Graduate School in San Francisco. Her favorite foods are salted caramel ice cream and chicken tikka masala. You can find her on twitter @aynsavoy.

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