Way Down Film Festival launches in 2016 as the first high-profile film festival in Columbus, GA. The inaugural WDFF will showcase over 30 short films, celebrating the most innovative voices in narrative, animation, documentary, and experimental categories from all over the world. Curated into 6 different thematic genre blocks, each screening will run 70-90 minutes and consist of varying short films. Viewed on a state-of-the-art projector and sound system, film screenings will take place on The Main Stage of the gorgeous, historic Springer Opera House. Following each screening will be filmmaker Q&A’s, moderated by our soon-to-be announced celebrity emcee. Select filmmakers and our celebrity/industry judges will also be in attendance. Peppered throughout the two-day festival will be rocking, celebratory, receptions and networking gatherings.