Presidential Pathways / Columbus

Way Down Film Festival

Dates : 10/13/17 - 10/14/17
The Springer Opera House
103 10th St
Columbus, GA 31901

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  • Housed at the gorgeous main stage of the Springer Opera House

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  • Get your passes before seats fill up!

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  • Join in on the festivities!

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  • Network with filmmakers and industry professionals!

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  • Grounds for Shorts

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  • Kickoff!

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Way Down Film Festival (WDFF) is back with the 2nd annual, high-profile film festival in Columbus, Ga. WDFF will showcase over 40 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 with a pristine 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. 

FESTIVE SHINDIGS: Peppered throughout the two-day festival will be rocking, celebratory 
receptions and networking gatherings. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Friday: 5:30PM - 11:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 11:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    2 Day Pass $65

    2 Day Pass with military ID $52

    2 DAY VIP $95

    A la Carte $10 per screening

    Facility Amenities

    Accessible by Public Transportation, Concessions, Free Parking, Parking off Site, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site

    General Information

    Handicapped Accessible

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    American Express, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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