The Georgia Film Festival is a two-day film festival hosted by the University of North Georgia on its Gainesville campus. GFF is a festival built to celebrate filmmakers & works made in the state of Georgia and in the southeast. Attendees get to see independent films from Georgia and surrounding states and learn from industry experts through panels and workshops. Filmmakers get to showcase their work and build relationships. Students who contribute to hosting the event develop a wide range of leadership and organizational skills. The Georgia Film Festival also helps to increase the visibility of the University, the Communication, Media & Journalism Department, and the Georgia film community.