2018 Architecture & Design Film Festival: New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, La., March 8, 2018
The 2018 Architecture & Design Film Festival: New Orleans (ADFF: New Orleans), presented by the Louisiana Architecture Foundation, will be accepting short-film submissions for a chance to be released and viewed at the ADFF: New Orleans film festival from August 23 through August 26, 2018. FREE to enter, only one submission per person or group.

Short films should run between two and five minutes in length and should meet the eligibility requirements listed on the website. The short-film contest is open to both high-school and college-level students, as well as amateur and professional filmmakers.  Prizes will be awarded and voted on by a special panel of judges. Short-films submitted for entry should cover a topic under the umbrella of architecture in Louisiana: architecture, architecture history of Louisiana, Louisiana architects, design, urban planning, historic preservation, landscape design, a specific building, etc.   

Potential topics: Rusty Rainbow bridge, Crescent Park, main street Natchitoches, architect John Desmond, Hammond, James Gallier, New Orleans, Houmas Plantation House,  short history of the French Quarter architects. f

WHAT: Call for Short Film Submissions
WHO: High School, College, Amateur and Professionals
LENGTH:  2 to 5 minutes in length
WHEN: Starting March 8th with deadline of midnight July 16, 2018



The Architec­ture & Design Film Festival: New Orleans in its third year. This festival gives people in our region a great opportunity for exposure and participation in the world of architecture and design through film. LAF seeks to bring together the general public with our arts, architecture and cultural partners in this celebration of architecture through a weekend of films August 23 to August 26, 2018.


The Louisiana Architecture Foundation is a statewide, non-profit organization created in 1996 that works to advance architecture in Louisiana by serving as a link between the public and the architectural profession. This includes public awareness of architecture, public support of architecture, and public participation in processes that shape the environment.