Now entering its 22nd year, the SCAD Savannah Film Festival is scheduled from Saturday, October 26 – Saturday, November 2, 2019.
Presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), the annual festival is filled with cinematic creativity from both award-winning professionals and emerging student filmmakers. Each year more than 63,000 people attend the eight-day SCAD Savannah Film Festival. The festival kicks off with a gala opening night screening and reception and features scheduled competition screenings, premiere screenings, workshops, lectures, panels and receptions. The Docs to Watch series, hosted by Scott Feinberg of The Hollywood Reporter, presents the top 10 documentaries of the year. It concludes with a closing awards brunch along with a special closing night screening and reception.
Last year’s honored guests included: Amandla Stenberg, Armie Hammer, Chloë Grace Moretz, Emily Blunt, Hugh Jackman, KiKi Layne, John David Washington, John Krasinski, Maggie Gyllenhaal, and more.
The festival has become a distinguished stop on the road to the Oscars: hosting exclusive screenings, competition films, feature films, documentaries, shorts, animated films, panel discussions, and workshops at SCAD’s historic theaters and industry leading studios.
Beginning October 1, tickets and passes will be available for purchase online at savannahboxoffice.com, by telephone at 912.525.5050, or in person at the Savannah Box Office, 116 E. Broughton Street, Savannah. Follow the festival on Facebook and on Instagram and Twitter @savfilmfest and use the hashtag #SAVFF.
For additional information and tickets, visit the website at filmfest.scad.edu.