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Columbus F.A.P.

Friday, October 20th - sunday, October 22nd

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The objective of the Columbus Film, Author and Photography Festival is to showcase artists locally, nationally and internationally while highlighting the work of our youth.

The Columbus F.A.P. Festival is for new and veteran filmmakers, authors that want to see their books go from the page to the big screen, artists that have music videos, and photographers that want to showcase their work. 

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3 Day Event

Day One -Make A Living As a Writer- This is for any writer and author regardless of which path to publishing they choose or what type of genre they write. Taught by Blessed Selling Author Joylynn M. Ross. More information can be found at

Day One - 9am-4pm - View Official Festival Selections for features, shorts, documentaries, music videos, photographs and book to film.

(schedule will be given in September 2023)

Day One Evening - Costume Party for the Adults - Come dressed as your favorite movie or tv show character.


Day Two Morning will consist of Workshops (the following topics):
1) Earning Money as a Content Creator - by Stephanie Renee Styles- Award Winning Author and Influencer
Remaining classes will be updated soon!

Day Two 9am-4pm - View Official Festival Selections.

(schedule will be given in September 2023)

Day Two Evening 6pm-10pm will consist of Awards Ceremony

Day Three 11am-3pm - Networking Brunch- Power Boost Brunch -

Come out and get that Power Boost you need to ignite the rest of 2023!

Are you looking to meet other like-minded professionals? Are you looking to network? Are you looking for answers on how to start a business? Are you looking for answers to get your business to the next level? An amazing brunch, a Boost from Transformational Strategist Coach Athena Jackson, Power from Business Coach Zuri Greer, and a Power Boost from The Activator herself, The Award-Winning Speaker Lucinda Cross!!! This event will be hosted by The Modern Medicine Woman herself, Moni Amandla!



The Columbus Film, Author, and Photography Festival encourage and supports the growing number of people in the film, author, and photography worlds. This festival aims to reward the accomplishments of like-minded artists who work to create interesting content.

Our main goal is to shine a light on creators and form connections between artistic genres. We want independent artists to get the recognition that they deserve. 


Event Tickets Available Now!

Event Locations

Friday, Saturday Evening and Sunday Morning


6170 Busch Blvd

Columbus, OH 43229

Saturday 9am-4pm

Phoenix Theatres Lennox Town Center 24

777 Kinnear Road

Columbus, OH 43212



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Columbus Film, Author and Photography Festival proudly accepts entries on FilmFreeway, the world's #1 way to enter film festivals and creative contests.

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