Raleigh Film & Art Festival


The Best Talent Of 2021

Our Mission

The Raleigh Film and Art Festival is an organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, we discover, support, and inspire independent film, theater, and visual artists from the United States and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work. 

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The Raleigh Film & Art Festival is a creative explosion and a wonderful exploration of the arts. This three-day event includes amazing venues showcasing filmmakers, painters, tattoo artists, jewelry makers, fashion designers, live music, spoken word, playwrights, panels/seminars, and networking. At the largest University in North Carolina.

The place to be for creators and appreciators to see the best talent of 2021!

Event Date: October 1st - 3rd








The Raleigh Arts and Sciences Academy provides high school-aged students with high impact, personalized, online learning experiences mentored by top scholars and practitioners in a variety of Arts and Science related topics.

Our 5 week-long programs include: 

  • World-class mentors 

  • A variety of topics and session dates to choose from 
  • One 60 - 90 min live video sessions per week. 

  • Asynchronous assignments and direct online feedback and question answering.

  • A personalized approach to learning with small cohort sizes and personalize communication with instructors  (cohort limited to 5 students per course)

  • Courses that target fundamental topics

  • Emphasis on exploration and a finished product

  • Presentation Practice

  • Certificate issued upon successful completion of each course 

Classes Beginning in February 2021



Our History

The RFAF  Film and Art Program has supported and championed many of the leading independent creatives of the past years whose distinctive, singular films and solo shows have engaged audiences worldwide. The unique vision of each filmmaker is embraced, encouraging a rigorous creative process with a focus on original and deeply resonant storytelling.


The guiding values of risk-taking, experimentation, and freedom of expression have broadened the program to include American and international artists in more meaningful and vibrant dialogue across cultural and geographic boundaries. Over the years, the Art and Film Program has evolved to provide in-depth and year-round support to the next generation of artists and filmmakers, from development through distribution, and has become an international and local model for supporting artists around the world.


Our Community

Our supporters are a community of passionate individuals and organizations that are united in their support of our mission to advance the work of independent artists in film, theater, and music and to share their stories with the world. A community that understands a fresh perspectives from visionary storytellers are essential for a healthy and vibrant society.

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A 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.

Raleigh N.C.

Coordinated by Artist Christopher Terrell Inc

Raleigh N.C.



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A 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.

Raleigh N.C.

Coordinated by Artist Christopher Terrell Inc

Raleigh N.C.

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