Welcome to the AFI DALLAS International Film Festival Press Room, where you can find links to the latest festival news, press releases, press accreditation and contact information.
The AFI DALLAS International Film Festival returns for its third year in 2009. The Festival will feature international films from emerging filmmakers; the latest work from great film masters and unique nightly red carpet gala premieres which include all attending filmmakers and stars. Spanning 10 days and 11 nights, AFI DALLAS’ presentation of more than 200 screenings make it one of the largest film festivals in the Southwest.
AFI DALLAS presents an international competition of features, documentaries and shorts, as well as world cinema showcases. In addition, filmmaker awards are highlighted once again by Presenting Sponsor Target and their Target Filmmaker Awards, offering $25,000 cash grants to the winning filmmaker in the Best Narrative Feature and Best International Documentary categories. As well, cash awards are offered to the winners of the Current Energy Filmmaker Award and MPS Studio’s Texas Filmmaker Award.
We hope you will take advantage of all that AFI DALLAS 2009 has to offer. We look forward to working with you!
THE AFI DALLAS 2009 PUBLICITY DEPARTMENT