The 2018 AAHSFF takes place the weekend of October 5th - 7th in New York City, beginning with our Opening Night Party and concluding with the Teen Indie Awards Show where we'll hand out over $400,000 in prizes and scholarships.
For those of you with a competitive edge, you can kick things off even earlier by registering for one of our Film Invitational Competitions which run from Wednesday October 3rd through Friday October 5th. If you love film and want to experience the next generation of talented filmmakers then you can't miss AAHSFF 2018!
The Future of Film
Witness the future of film with hundreds films by the top young filmmakers from all over the world.
Teen Indie Awards
A grand, formal evening featuring: Special celebrity guests, presentation of award winners and over $400,000 in prizes and scholarships.
Opening Night Party
Kick off the weekend with live music, interactive games and the best high school networking event on the planet!
IMAX Blue Carpet
At the Teen Indie Awards young artists are our stars! Walk the "blue" carpet for your moment under the bright lights.
Interactive Tech Fair
Get your hands on new tech and talk to representatives about what's new in the film industry.
Share your passion with young photographers and filmmakers from around the world. Bring your business cards-- you never know who you'll meet!
The Future of Photography
Photog Fest Gallery Exhibition
View the Official Selections of the 2018 Photog Fest in a prestigious New York City art gallery in the heart of the Chelsea neighborhood, presented by Jostens.
Photo Walk NYC
New for 2018! Take a guided photography tour on the scenic New York City Highline.
Join us for the nation's largest film and media arts college fair where over 25 schools will share what makes their programs unique.
With topics chosen by YOU, award-winning industry professionals will share their expertise. Get inspired and bring your questions for the Q&A!
Learn from wide variety of industry insiders and professionals during our hands-on workshop sessions.
Film Invitational Competition
The Complete Experience
Think you got what it takes to make a film in 3 days? If you said yes, then this competition is for you.
Claustrophobic Creativity Challenge
Cram into a room and get ready, because this challenge is a close one.
Broadcast Journalism Challenge
There's always so much happening in NYC... what will you report?
Edit an award winning film in just a few hours.