Anchorage International Film Festival


Anchorage International Film Festival's mission is to develop, promote and sustain a film festival that supports new media and independent film making in Alaska and around the world while enriching cultural and entertainment opportunities for Alaskans. Our nonprofit organization continues to play a part in expanding film screening and production opportunities throughout the state.

AIFF Logo The Anchorage International Film Festival announces the Great Alaskan Short Film Contest. This is a new contest meant to encourage filmmaking in Alaska by Alaskans. Films must be between 15 and 25 minutes in length and not have screened anywhere previously. Winners will be awarded cash prizes. Read more.

As part of the Anchorage International Film Festival’s mission to bring movies and filmmakers from all parts of the world to Anchorage, this year AIFF is partnering with the Mexican Consulate in Anchorage to present a program of Mexican films. Screenwriter Gaston Pavlovich and director Roberto Girault will present El Estudiante (The Student) on December 5 at the Bear Tooth. Read more.