San Francisco Aerial Arts Festival 2024
Aerial Arts Film Festival
The San Francisco Aerial Arts Festival is adding to it’s biennial event! We invite aerial artists, filmmakers, and enthusiasts to submit their captivating aerial dance films for consideration. We're looking for films that capture the grace, strength, and imagination of the aerial arts, pushing the boundaries of what's possible. Whether you're a seasoned filmmaker or a daring aerialist with a camera, we want to see your work!

About the San Francisco Aerial Arts Festival: For 10 years, the San Francisco Aerial Arts Festival has been a stage for the most innovative and extraordinary artists in the aerial performance community. Now, we're introducing a captivating new dimension— the Aerial Arts Film Festival. This festival is dedicated to uniting the thrill of aerial arts with the magic of filmmaking.

Join us in the Sky! Submit your aerial arts film and be part of this exhilarating celebration. Share your unique perspective and artistic vision with a captivated audience in the vibrant city of San Francisco.

Submission Guidelines:

- Films must prominently feature aerial arts as a central theme.
- Submissions of all genres, from documentaries to experimental pieces, are welcome.
- Shorts should be 3 - 6 minutes in length which features aerial arts. These projects can include, but are not limited to; Aerial Performance, Experimental, Music Video, and Documentary.
- Feature-length films should be no longer than 30 minutes in length.
- Submissions must be made via [Submission Portal Link] by Thursday, February 15, 2024.
- All selected films will be screened during the San Francisco Aerial Arts Festival 2024.
- Films that have previously premiered can apply.
- Festival applicants MUST have rights to all images, music, etc.
- Films must not be promotional materials or reels.
- Films considered X-rated will NOT be accepted.

Applicant must sign liability waiver and limited media release but will retain rights to their own work.

Dates & Deadlines

Submission Dates: February 1 - April 1
Notification Date: May 15th
August 16 – 19, 2024 : Event Date