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.


The 2017 Macon Film Festival is July 20-23!

On sale now: Early bird passes



2016 Macon Film Festival - Official Selection Winners

  • Best of 'Student Shorts' Category: BIRD DOG directed by Katrina Whalen
  • Best of 'LGBT' Category: HOW TO BE ALONE directed by Erez Eisenstein
  • Best of 'Documentary' Category: YOU SEE ME directed by Linda J. Brown
  • Best of 'Narrative Shorts' Category: COWBOYS directed by Bernabe Rico
  • Best of 'Narrative Feature' Category: JASMINE directed by Dax Phelan
  • Best of 'Southern' Category: FARMER/VETERAN directed by Alix Blair & Jeremy Lange
  • Best of 'Music' Category: CAB ELVIS director Andrew Franks
  • The Melvyn Douglass 'Best in Show' Award: AUTUMN FALL directed by Jan Vardoen
  • Audience Choice - Narrative Feature: JERICO directed by Seckeita Lewis
  • Audience Choice - Narrative Short: ALMOST HOME directed by BJ Golnick
  • Audience Choice - Documentary: HOTEL CLERMONT directed by Heather Hutson


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

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