Step One Automotive

The SCAD Savannah Film Festival offers a variety of sponsorship packages. Showcase your brand and commitment to supporting the arts to an audience of engaged students, industry professionals, a high-income demographic, and the city of Savannah.

Become a sponsor

Contact the SCAD Giving department at [email protected] to learn more about all available sponsor packages as well as add-on opportunities, including brand activation, product placement, named awards, and more.

Contact SCAD Giving

Festival impact

Annually, the SCAD Savannah Film Festival generates more than 6 billion media impressions and attracts more than 60,000 student filmmakers, industry professionals, and film enthusiasts.

2023 sponsors and partners


National Geographic Documentary Films


Amazon MGM Studios
Ginn Family Foundation


Bon Appetit
Coca-Cola Bottling United, Inc.
THA Group
West Construction Company


Ex Libris
The Kicklighter Company
Plank & Tile
FilmSavannah: Savannah Regional Film Commission


Baker Donelson
Michael Bishop and Shane Thomas
The D'Alessio Family
E. Shaver, bookseller
Goldman Sachs
Hunter Maclean
Perry Lane Hotel
Yates Astro Termite & Pest Control
Visul Comfort & Co.


Globe Shoe Company
Parker's Kitchen
Salt Marsh Realty
Jacqueline and Ken Sirlin
Savannah Hilton Head International Airport


Sentient Bean
Southern Motors

Official media partner

Entertainment Weekly
The Hollywood Reporter

Visual media partner

MBS Equipment Co.

Official vehicle partner

Step One Automotive Group

Festival demographics

Attendees by age group:

  • 6-13 — <1%
  • 14-17 — 2%
  • 18-20 — 19%
  • 21-59 — 57%
  • 60+ — 22%

Social media demographics

SCAD — The University of Creative Careers Facebook (as of August 2023): 142K followers

SCAD Savannah Film Festival Facebook (as of August 2023): 16.5K followers

@scaddotedu Instagram (as of August 2023): 133K followers

@savfilmfest Instagram (as of August 2023): 11.1K followers


Media impressions

In 2022, the SCAD Savannah Film Festival topped 6.1 billion web, print, and social media impressions globally. Since 2016, festival social media impressions have increased 800%.

Media coverage

The SCAD Savannah Film Festival welcomes many distinguished entertainment and news outlets. Print and online outlets that cover the festival yearly include:

  • Access Hollywood
  • Associated Press
  • AV Club
  • The Daily Beast
  • Deadline Hollywood
  • Entertainment Weekly
  • Filmmaker Magazine
  • The Guardian
  • The Hollywood Reporter
  • Huffpost
  • IGN
  • IMDB
  • Indiewire
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Moviemaker
  • New York Magazine
  • New York Post
  • NPR
  • People
  • Refinery29
  • Reuters
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • TV Guide
  • USA Today
  • Vanity Fair
  • Variety
  • Vogue

Contact us

For details on becoming a festival sponsor, email [email protected].