SCAD Savannah Film Festival celebrates 25 years of cinematic excellence

In 2022, the SCAD Savannah Film Festival celebrates 25 years of bringing Hollywood's best to Savannah each fall. Since its inception, students and film enthusiasts alike have joined acclaimed stars, filmmakers, industry insiders, and the creative professionals behind the scenes who bring amazing stories to life on screen.

"I met so many diverse-thinking, wonderful young people at SCAD. I was really proud to be here."

— Andrea Riseborough, actor and Outstanding Supporting Actress Award honoree

Honored guests over the years

Sir Patrick Stewart

Legends of Cinema Award

Emily Blunt

Icon Award

Gena Rowlands

Lifetime Achievement Award

Mahershala Ali

Discovery Award

Salma Hayek Pinault

Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award

Hugh Jackman

Legends of Cinema Award

One-on-one interviews with featured guests

Past festival guides

"SCAD is one of those deep film-loving communities as passionate about watching movies as it is about making them."

— Jason Reitman, Academy Award-nominated director