Film Invitational

Wednesday October 4th 2017

  • 8:00am Film Invitational 3 day Competition Kick Off*

Thursday October 5th 2017 

  • 8:00am Film Invitational 2 Day Competition Kick Off*

Friday October 6th 2017 

  • 8:00am Film Invitational 1 Day Edit Competition Begins*

  • 4:00pm Film Invitational Final Cuts Due* 

  • *For registered teams only. If your school is interested in participating in the 2017 Film Invitational please click here to sign up. Deadline June 1st 2017. 


Friday, October 6th 2017

Opening Night Party/Networking Event*

8:00pm 11:00pm 

Click the button below for locations and details about our two opening night events.

*Exclusively for All Access Pass Holders 


Saturday, October 7th 2017

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Doors Open at AMC Times Square

9:00am

Location: AMC Theater Times Square
234 W42nd St. New York NY 10036

This is it... What you've been waiting for all year... Join us at the AMC Theater for the first full day of the 2017 All-American High School Film Festival! See your film on the big screen, attend the nations largest film and media arts college fair and get up to date on the newest filmmaking tech, and this is just Saturday, wait till you see what Sunday has in store...

Educator Breakfast...

"Supporting Excellence in Film Education" presented by AAHSFF and Relativity School

9:30am to 11am

(ONLY FOR TEACHERS OR ADMINISTRATORS)

  • Where: Floor 6M (accessible by elevator only)

  • What: Coffee and pastries will be provided. Get charged up for the day while mingling with fellow educators and learning about the exciting programming AAHSFF and Relativity School have to support your film program!

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Film Screenings

9:30am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: AMC Theater Times Square
234 W42nd St. New York NY 10036

This year we will be screening over 700 of the best high school films from around the world! Is your film a 2017 Official Selection or is their a particular film you would like to see? Be sure to click the button below to check out our entire 2017 Screening Schedule. On Saturday, screenings will be all day from 9:30am to 6:00pm. There will be a 1 hour break in between for our college fair.

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Interactive Technology Showcase

9:30am to 1:00pm and 2:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: AMC Theater Times Square
234 W42nd St. New York NY 10036

We all like cool new stuff right? Check out the newest of the new from the likes of Black Magic Design, Apple and much more. Get your hands on the tech and talk to representatives about what's new in the film industry.

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College Fair

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: AMC Theater Times Square
234 W42nd St. New York NY 10036

If you are serious about pursuing a career in film, you'll need to know what higher education opportunities are available. Join us at the nation's largest film and media arts college fair! Take some time to check out each school and their unique approach to film and media education.

(All participants will receive a free lunch after exiting the college fair)

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Best of Fest Screening

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: AMC Theater Times Square
234 W42nd St. New York NY 10036

Can't make it to all two days of screenings? Watched all of the Saturday films but want more? During our Best of Fest Screening we will screen the very best films that the 2017 All-American High School Film Festival has to offer. Not all films in this screening will win awards, but a little birdie told me that some might...

Networking Event

10:00pm to 11:00pm

Location: AMC Theater Times Square
234 W42nd St. New York NY 10036

Arguably one of the most important events of the entire weekend! Talk and connect with other like minded filmmakers from around the world! Everyone from Directors and Cinematographers to Actors and Audio Engineers come together in one place to talk about their films and make connections. Just don't forget your business cards! 


Sunday October 8th 2017 

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Doors Open at AMC Times Square

9:30am

Location: AMC Theater Times Square
234 W42nd St. New York NY 10036

Join us at the AMC Theater for the last day of the 2017 All-American High School Film Festival! See your film on the big screen, attend educational workshops and sit in on panels with industry professionals. Some events on Sunday will not be at the AMC Theater. The 2017 Photog Fest Exhibition, where we will be displaying the best high school photography in the nation, will be held at the Caelum Gallery in Chelsea and the Teen Indy Awards will be held at the Kings Theater in Brooklyn. See the events below for details. 

Educator Breakfast...

"Supporting Excellence in Film Education" presented by AAHSFF and Relativity School

9:30am to 11am

(ONLY FOR TEACHERS OR ADMINISTRATORS)

  • Where: Floor 6M (accessible by elevator only)

  • What: Coffee and pastries will be provided. Get charged up for the day while mingling with fellow educators and learning about the exciting programming AAHSFF and Relativity School have to support your film program

Film Screenings

10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: AMC Theater Times Square
234 W42nd St. New York NY 10036

This year we will be screening over 700 of the best high school films from around the world! Is your film a 2017 Official Selection or is their a particular film you would like to see? Be sure to click the button below to check out our entire 2017 Screening Schedule. This is the second, and last day of film screenings. Screening loops will run at AMC Theater from 10am to 4pm. See you at the Teen Indie Awards! 

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Workshops and Panels

10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: AMC Theater Times Square
234 W42nd St. New York NY 10036

Learn from industry insiders from Apple, Point Park, Cornish College, Black Magic Design, Chapman University, The New York Film Academy, Minneapolis College of Art and Design and much more. Click the buttons below to view our full Workshop and Panel Schedules. 

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Photog Fest Exhibition

12:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: Caelum Gallery
526 W 26th St #315, New York, NY 10001

New for 2017... Photog Fest! The All-American High School Film Festival is now bringing you the best of high school photography. View all of our printed 2017 Official Selections in the gallery exhibition held in the famous Chelsea Arts District.

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Private Bus Transportation to Teen Indie Awards Pick-up

5:00pm to 5:45pm

(Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the festival)

Location: Millennium Broadway Hotel Times Square (44th St. Side)
145 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

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Teen Indie Awards Red Carpet

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: Kings Theater
1027 Flatbush Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11226

Walk the IMAX "Blue Carpet", before the Teen Indie Awards Show. Show of your best outfit and wrap up your incredible weekend with a photo of you and your friends. Who knows, maybe a few celebrities will stop by...

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Teen Indie Awards Show

8:00pm to 11:00pm

Location: Kings Theater
1027 Flatbush Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11226

Did your film win an award this year? Find out as we give away over $500,000 in prizes and scholarships! Fingers crossed!

Private Bus Transportation to Millennium Broadway Hotel Pick-up

11:00pm to 11:45pm

(Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the festival)

Location: Kings Theater
1027 Flatbush Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11226