Tickets and passes


Tickets for the 2019 SCAD Savannah Film Festival are available for purchase online via the schedule, via, by phone at 912.525.5050, or at the Savannah Box Office located at 216 E. Broughton St. The Savannah Box Office is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and one hour prior to each day's first event.


Passes allow patrons access to many or all of the events during the festival, and offer the best chance of being admitted to the events they wish to attend. Levels include Reserved, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Savannah, each with different tiers of access. There is no deadline for purchasing passes, but they do sell out quickly.

Purchased passes will be available for pickup at the Lucas Theatre Box Office, 32 Abercorn St., starting on Monday, Oct. 21, 2019.

Tickets and passes for all SCAD Savannah Film Festival events are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. All sales are final.

Bronze Pass — $275

Access to all screenings and panels

Silver Pass — $375

Access to all screenings, panels and opening and closing receptions

Gold Pass — $550

Access to all screenings, panels and evening receptions

Reserved Pass — $750

Access to all screenings, panels and evening receptions with a reserved seat at each screening

Savannah Pass — $75

Access to all screenings and panels prior to 6 p.m.


Ticket policy

By attending a Savannah Film Festival event, the participant(s) and guest(s) hereby irrevocably authorize the Savannah Film Festival, its affiliated companies and their agents, sponsors and partners, successors and assigns, and anyone authorized by them, to use, copyright, reproduce, publish, film, videotape, photograph and record their name, address, biographical data, photo, caricature, likeness, appearance, performance, voice and other resemblance or likeness, and to use the results and proceeds thereof in connection with television commercials, audiovisual works and derivative works including, without limitation, the rights to edit, copy, exhibit, transmit, perform, copyright, reproduce, display (on the website or otherwise), publish, license, sell and otherwise exploit all or any portion thereof in any and all media, whether now known or hereafter developed, throughout the universe in perpetuity, and they hereby waive any and all such rights and claims that they may have with respect to such use of their likeness.

Admittance and arrival policy

To guarantee seating at SCAD Savannah Film Festival screenings, you must arrive 20 minutes before the start of the film, even if you have a ticket or pass. If you have not checked in 10 minutes before the screening time, the festival cannot guarantee you will be admitted. We do not issue refunds if ticket holders arrive late.

Order of admittance is:

  1. Passholders
  2. Individual ticket holders
  3. Stand-by line

Saving space in line or seats in the theater is prohibited.

Waitlist policy

Limited tickets are often available immediately prior to sold-out shows because of "no-show" ticket holders. Anyone who wants to attend one of the sold-out shows must be at the respective theater before the show begins, and must be seated immediately as tickets become available at the door. Waitlist lines will form at a designated location at the appropriate venue. To check on the availability of returned tickets for a sold-out show, call the Savannah Box Office at 912.525.5050.

Security policy

By attending the SCAD Savannah Film Festival, you agree to the terms located at All patrons entering SCAD performance venues are subject to search and may be screened by security staff. No large bags, purses or backpacks are permitted inside the venues, and small bags are subject to search. Firearms of any kind are prohibited on SCAD property. SCAD reserves the right to refuse items which may cause a danger or disruption to the event or to other patrons. Any patron who declines to be searched or is in possession of prohibited items may be denied entry or ejected from the facility.

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