About the festival
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Introducing the first annual AI Film Festival - powered by Runway. A celebration of the art and artists making the impossible at the forefront of AI filmmaking.
All films will be reviewed by our panel of globally renowned filmmakers, creators and AI innovators. Finalists will be showcased with a screening at one of New York’s most beloved emerging film spaces and will be eligible for $10,000+ in prizes.
Submissions open
12/7/2022
Public submissions close
1/23/2023
Runway community submissions close
1/26/2023
Finalists announced
2/10/2023
AIFF Screening & Awards
2/21/2023
Submissions closed
AIFF Awards
CoreWeave Grand Prix
$10,000
Cash prize & a complimentary 2 year Runway subscription
Gold
$3,000
Cash prize & a complimentary 1 year Runway subscription
Silver
$1,000
Cash prize & a complimentary 1 year Runway subscription
Honoree x2
$500
Cash prize & a complimentary 1 year Runway subscription
Merit x5
Complimentary 1 year Runway subscriptions
What we are looking for
We are looking for films between 1-10 minutes that demonstrate various AI techniques. A core component of the film must include generative content. This content can be visual or audio in nature.
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Films must be between 1-10 minutes in length
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Films must feature AI generated content and/or AI-powered editing techniques.
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Films must be submitted via a Runway link to be considered.
Judges
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Karen Cheng
Award Winning Director
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Josh Olufemii
Director & Professional Video Editor
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Holly Herndon
Musician, Artist
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Paul Trillo
Writer, Director, Artist
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Mat Dryhurst
Artist, Technologist, Teacher
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Cristobal Valenzuela
CEO, Runway
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Claire Evans
Writer, Artist
Timeline
December 7th,
2022
Submissions open
January 23th,
2023
Public submissions close
January 26th,
2023
Runway community submissions close (Join our community on Discord!)
February 1st,
2023
The top 10 submissions as selected by our judges will be announced online and on social media
February
2023
All 10 finalists' films will be screened at the Metrograph Theater in NYC. Winners will be recognized and honored after the screening. More events surrounding the AIFF to be announced in the coming months.
Make the Impossible
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