Nov 7

Gwinnett Center announces International Film Festival

Just Announced:


AUGUST 1-3, 2014

Film Submissions Open: Thursday, November 7, 2013

Tickets On-Sale: May 2014

Duluth, GA., 11/7/13 —Gwinnett Center announced today that they will host the second annual International Film Festival, August 1-3, 2014. This festival will celebrate 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.

The second annual international film festival will offer additional categories, including: family films, and music videos.  Additionally, there will be more dedicated networking events, workshops and panel discussions throughout the festival.

Submissions for the Gwinnett Center International Film Festival open on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 10:00 A.M. Independent films must be submitted by the filmmaker to The early-bird deadline is May 26, 2014, and the final deadline for film entry is June 30, 2014.

“I’m excited to host the second annual Gwinnett Center International Film Festival in August 2014,” said Selina Branstetter, Performing Arts Center Manager, “and I am thrilled to be able to continue to grow the festival by adding in more content to the schedule next year.”

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 3, 2014.

One day or weekend passes go on-sale May 2014. Passes range from $8.00 - $15.00 for day passes and $30.00 for weekend passes.

Please visit or more information on the Gwinnett Center International Film Festival.


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About Gwinnett Center:

Just minutes outside of Atlanta, Gwinnett Center’s 80-acre lakefront campus can accommodate a variety of events from concerts, performances, meetings, trade shows, conventions, banquets, and celebrations.  The multipurpose campus includes an amazing 13,000 seat arena, a 702-seat Performing Arts Center, 23 versatile meeting rooms, a 50,000 square foot exhibit hall, and a 21,600 square foot grand ballroom.  Gwinnett Center is beautifully landscaped and architecturally stunning facility with an award-winning outdoor private garden, soaring atriums and modern angles which provide a beautiful backdrop for any event. The campus, operated by the Gwinnett Convention and Visitors Bureau, distinguishes itself by hosting a diverse range of events, including the NCAA Women’s Gymnastics Championships, Lady Gaga, Catalyst Convention, George Strait, Beyoncé, Enrique Iglesias, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Menopause the Musical, American Idol Live!, Dave Matthews Band, Vicente Fernandez, Carrie Underwood, Eric Clapton, FLW Forrest Wood Cup, Michael Bublé, MUSE, and many more.  For more information about events on Gwinnett Center’s campus, please visit

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