SCAD Savannah Film Festival

Film Festival

The Savannah College of Art and Design presents the annual SCAD Savannah Film Festival, celebrating cinematic creativity from both award-winning professionals and emerging student filmmakers. Each year, more than 63,000 people attend the eight-day festival, which hosts a wide variety of feature-length and short-form competition film screenings, special screenings, workshops, and panels.  


Advisory board

Tracy Brennan, agent, Creative Artists Agency 
Jack Douglas, music producer 
June Dowad, partner, Worldwide Production Agency 
Amy Grey, president, Dish Communications 
Carla Hacken, president and producer, Paper Pictures 
Lynn Hirshfield, senior vice president, Participant Media 
Sheila Jaffe, casting director, Walken Jaffe Casting 
Fran Kaminsky, film consultant 
Stratton Leopold, producer 
Alison Owen, film and television producer 
Susan Patricola, principal, Patricola Public Relations 
Frank Radice, media consultant, Vida FR Company, London 
Myra Scheer, creative consultant and SiriusXM co-host 
Lauren Williams, manager, Echo Lake Entertainment