Screening on and off campus in Carrollton, GA November 17, 2016, the all day event will feature dramatic readings of our award winning scripts, short film blocks, visiting filmmaker Q&A's after each screening, an awards ceremony, and reception concluding the festival. Join us this fall to celebrate Southeastern Student Filmmakers!

  • Festival Dates

    2016 Festival Dates: 

    May 1 - September 15: Open Student Film Submissions
    September 15 - October 31: Festival Pre-screening & Programming
    November 17: Film Festival Screenings & Events  

  • Festival Program

    2016 SSUFF OFFICIAL PROGRAM
    November 17, 2016
    12:45 – 10:00 PM

    Daytime Venue: University of West Georgia HUMANITIES Bldg. room 312

    DAYTIME A: 12:45 - 2:15 PM (Doors open 12:30 PM)

    Dell’Orto’s Werewolf (18:27, GA) dir. by Benjamin Dell’Orto
    1492 (1:30, GA) dir. by Kota Aranda
    Skunk Ape Documentary (6:04, FL) dir. by Chloe Kelsch
    Pecan Pie (9:25, MI) dir. by Beth Lundy
    Progression of Regression (0:58, GA) dir. by Chase Johnson
    For Yourself (9:47, GA) dir. by Dyan Johnson
    Deerfield Academy: More Than a School (12:02, MA) dir. by Alexander Guo
    Q&A with filmmakers

    DAYTIME B - AWARDS BLOCK: 2:30 - 4:00 PM (Doors open 2:15 PM)
    [Duplicate Program]

    *Backwoodstock (6:57, GA) dir. by Destyn Perry
    Golden Boy (15:09, TN) dir. by Bobby Pollack
    *Georgia to Maine (13:05, FL) dir. by Reid Lauff & Parker McBain
    Reminiscence (8:43, CA) dir. by Emily Aguilar
    *Bruises (1:54, GA) dir. by Britt Poteet
    Sister (7:03, TN) dir. by Logan Lanier
    *All. The. Meat. (1:28, GA) dir. by Kota Aranda
    Her Prospects (4:38, AL) dir. by Samantha Taylor
    *Wildfire (7:00, FL) dir. by Collin Lockett
    Q&A with filmmakers

    Nighttime Venue: CARROLLTON CULTURAL ARTS CENTER 251 Alabama St.

    NIGHTTIME A: 5:30 - 7:15 PM (Doors open 5:00 PM)

    *Where’s the Sauce? Screenplay (15:00, GA) writ. by Taryn Strouble
    PickUp (5:12, Australia) dir. by Ana Carolina Lima Godoy
    Reverie (14:41, GA) dir. by Rachel Stogner Perry & Josh Winters
    With Incident (5:26, GA) dir. by Lucas Gregg
    Wolf Spirit (8:39, FL) dir. by Christopher Leary
    Ether (1:10, GA) dir. by Anthony Wendelboe
    Sanctuary (2:23, GA) dir. by Cole McElroy
    If I Didn’t Make It (11:31, NC) dir. by Casey Toth
    Joe Hobbs Glass Blowing (7:20, FL) dir. by Jonathan Cowell
    Q&A with filmmakers & screenwriter

    NIGHTTIME B - AWARDS BLOCK: 7:30 - 9:15 PM (Doors open 7:15 PM)
    [Duplicate Program]

    *The Candyman Screenplay (10 min, TN) writ. by Adrian Hargrave
    *Backwoodstock (6:57, GA) dir. by Destyn Perry
    Golden Boy (15:09, TN) dir. by Bobby Pollack
    *Georgia to Maine (13:05, FL) dir. by Reid Lauff & Parker McBain
    Reminiscence (8:43, CA) dir. by Emily Aguilar
    *Bruises (1:54, GA) dir. by Britt Poteet
    Sister (7:03, TN) dir. by Logan Lanier
    *All. The. Meat. (1:28, GA) dir. by Kota Aranda
    Her Prospects (4:38, AL) dir. by Samantha Taylor
    *Wildfire (7:00, FL) dir. by Collin Lockett
    Q&A with filmmakers & screenwriter

    [*SSUFF Award Winner]

    9:15 PM: Awards Ceremony

    9:30 – 10:00 PM: Closing Reception

  • Submission Guidelines
    • All films and scripts must be submitted through withoutabox.com or filmfreeway.com
    • We do not accept mailed entries.
    • Filmmaker must have been enrolled in a college or university undergraduate program when the film was completed, in one the following Southeastern regional states: Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi.
    • 2014 produced projects and newer only.
    • 20 minutes max run time short films in the following categories: Narrative fiction, Documentary, Experimental.
    • 20 page max screenplay length not including the title page, conforming to industry-standard format and completely free of grammatical/typographical errors (subject to disqualification if these parameters are not met).
    • Scripts must be submitted as an Adobe .pdf document with standard title page.
    • There is no limit to the number of individual submissions, however each submission requires an entry fee.
    • Online Screeners only.
    • Full electronic press kit required (logline, synopsis, 2 high-res production stills, cast/crew list, director bio and photo).
    • Copyright clearance to all content is required and may be requested in-writing before your film can be screened.
    • Prizes awarded in the following categories: Narrative fiction, Documentary, Experimental, Screenplay.
  • About Us

    We are a group of committed Film and Video Production students at the University of West Georgia hosting our 1st Annual southeastern regional undergraduate film festival in Carrollton, GA.  

    We created this festival for undergraduate filmmakers of the Southeast U.S. to come together and celebrate the art of student-produced motion pictures. Our mission is to ignite creativity and passion for cinema among college filmmakers and the local community alike by establishing a regional platform showcasing outstanding student films and screenplays, putting Southeast Students on the map!