Surrounded by a rich musical and southern culture, the Macon Film Festival celebrates independent films while promoting filmmaking for entertainment, inspiration, education, and economic development.


2015 Macon Film Festival Special Guest - Burt Reynolds


Tickets are now on sale! Get your VIP pass early and save.

Submissions are now closed. Thanks to the filmmakers who blew away our previous submission record.


The Macon Film Festival is held annually in the heart of historic downtown Macon, Georgia's arts & culture center.



Tickets for the 10th Annual Macon Film Festival, held July 16th – July 19, 2015, are now on sale. See our ticket information page for information on ticket levels and instructions for exchanging your tickets for passes during the festival.

Volunteers: Apply now!

Volunteers are the lifeblood of any good festival. Help us welcome visiting filmmakers and all of our wonderful guests and festivalgoers. Macon Film Festival volunteers receive a cool volunteer t-shirt and a Day Pass for each day of the Festival. Fill out the volunteer form to lend a hand.

News & Updates Entries

Macon Film Festival & Macon Film Commission Host the Macon Premiere of “SELMA" on January 8 including red carpet, screening and Q&A. Selma, which opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, January 9, has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, including Best Motion Picture and Best Director.

Macon Film Festival announced that film and television actor Matthew Modine, will be a special guest at the ninth annual festival, which will be held Feb. 27 – March 2, 2014.

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