Way Down Film Festival Information

in Columbus, GA

See what all the fuss is about at the Springer Opera House. We invite filmmakers and movie goers alike to take part in the 2017 Way Down Film Festival. The regular deadline for submissions is June 1st, 2017. Contact us below for additional information.


  • Who can attend?

    All are welcome! Our festival is open to the public.

  • Do you charge admission to attend?

    Yes. All events, we welcome to the public with ticket purchase.


    FESTIVAL PASS - $75. Entry into all 6 screenings, The Saloon, Morning Judges Coffee Panel, and Closing Night Awards Gala.

    VIP PASS - $100. This includes entry into all screenings, VIP Opening Night Reception, The Saloon, Morning Judges Coffee Panel, Closing Night Gala, and WDFF Swag Bag.


    THE SALOON - $5. The Saloon at The Springer hosts the networking gathering spot between screenings with filmmakers and VIP Judges. Cash bar with sodas, wine, beer, and refreshments. The Saloon entry fee is $5 a la carte without Festival or VIP Pass.

    CLOSING NIGHT GALA - $20. Closing Night Gala is a red carpet event that hosts complimentary delicious cuisine, a Cash Bar, and our Awards Ceremony with live music. The Closing Night Awards Gala is $20 a la carte without Festival or VIP Pass.

  • How can i purchase tickets?

    Ticket pricing with a direct link to purchase opens soon!

  • How do i become a sponser?

    WDFF is offering varying levels of corporate sponsorship. We always welcome the opportunity to customize sponsorship packages to accommodate your brand’s needs. We invite you to grow your business and audience though us. For sponsorship information, please reach out to us at contact@waydownfilmfest.com.

  • Who started the festival?

    Way Down Film Festival is the brainchild of fellow founders Stacy Cunningham, Jacy Jenkins, and Cora King.

  • I want to be updated on the way down film festival

    Be sure to visit www.waydownfilmfest.com, Facebook, and check out updates on Electric City Life.

  • What is wdff's mission statement

    Saluting those who bring to the screen their excellence in innovation
    and unwavering passion for filmmaking. Where culture dwellers come out to play. Be a part of the Underground.

  • Where can i park?

    Street parking and several parking garages are available in the area.

  • Refund policy?

    Unfortunately, we are currently unable to offer refunds on tickets.

October 19 – 20, 2018

103 E 10th St Columbus, GA 31901