Film Festivals

Gwinnett Center Hosts 3rd Annual International Film Festival


Gwinnett Center  Annual International Film Festival, July 31-Aug 2, 2015

Gwinnett Center is hosting the upcoming third annual International Film Festival, July 31 – August 2, 2015. This festival celebrates the efforts of local, independent filmmakers, while providing awareness of filmmakers from across the country and internationally. This festival is open to filmmakers of any age.

For the third annual international film festival, a new category of animation has been added to include awards for Best Animated Short Film and Best Direction of an Animated Short Film.  Additionally, there will be more dedicated networking events, workshops and panel discussions throughout the festival.

“We are excited to be hosting the third annual Gwinnett Center International Film Festival,” said Selina Branstetter, Performing Arts Center Manager, “and I am thrilled with the great response and support Gwinnett County has shown over the previous year as we continue to grow the success of the festival.”

Awards will be presented to the most innovative and artistic filmmakers in a variety of categories. There will be a special honor for local, student-made films. All awards will be presented during closing ceremonies on Sunday, August 2, 2015.

One day or weekend passes are on sale. Passes range from $8.00 – $15.00 for day passes and $30.00 for weekend passes.

Please visit for more information on the Gwinnett Center International Film Festival


New for 2015

GCI Film Festival will focus on Animation as the celebrated film focus for 2015 to be screened in separate film blocks on both Saturday and Sunday during the Festival. To acknowledge these genres GCI Film Festival has expanded the awards to recognize great works in the additional category. In addition, GCI Film Festival will be offering additional networking opportunities along with our Opening Night Reception for the attendees, film makers & industry professionals.

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