2022 Film Festival

We’re so excited to see you all! Here is more information to make your week at the 53rd Nashville Film Festival the best yet!

  • Check out our How to Fest guide for attendees!
    • This guide contains important venue, parking, ticketing, and FAQ information about this year’s festival!

Badge pick-up schedule and locations! (Box Office opens 1 hour before each screening):

  • Wednesday, September 28th 3pm-7pm
    • Virgin Hotels Nashville Lobby (1 Music Square W, Nashville, TN 37203)
  • Thursday, September 29th 12pm-7pm
    • Belcourt Theatre Lobby (2102 Belcourt Ave, Nashville, TN 37212)
  • Friday, September 30th 12pm-7pm
    • TPAC’s Johnson Theater Lobby (505 Deaderick St, Nashville, TN 37243)
  • Saturday, October 1st 10am – 7pm
    • TPAC’s Johnson Theater Lobby (505 Deaderick St, Nashville, TN 37243)
  • Sunday, October 2nd 12pm- 7pm
    • TPAC’s Johnson Theater Lobby (505 Deaderick St, Nashville, TN 37243)
  • Monday, October 3rd 1pm – 7pm
    • TPAC’s Johnson Theater Lobby (505 Deaderick St, Nashville, TN 37243)
  • Tuesday, October 4th 11am – 7pm
    • Belcourt Theatre Lobby (2102 Belcourt Ave, Nashville, TN 37212)
  • Wednesday, October 5th 12pm – 8pm
    • Belcourt Theatre Lobby (2102 Belcourt Ave, Nashville, TN 37212)

53RD NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL OVERVIEW

The 53rd Nashville Film Festival, a week-long celebration of film, music and culture, will take place in-person at Nashville’s premier arts venues with film screenings, industry panels and events, September 29 – October 5, 2022.

Live screenings will take place at the Belcourt Theater, the Andrew Johnson Theater at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Virgin Hotels Nashville and the historic Franklin Theatre in Franklin, TN. The Nashville Film Festival will present more than 150 film screenings, a selection of post-film Q&As and in-depth discussions with attending filmmakers. 

NashFilm will again host events and programs that highlight the many aspects of filmmaking, including: a Screenwriting Competition (September 30-October 6); a Music Supervisors Program (virtual panels, workshops and more, September 29-October 1); the Creators Conference (film industry panels and conversations, September 30 – October -2); and live music performances and new artist showcases throughout the week.


ATTEND THE FESTIVAL

The best way to attend the festival in-person is with an exclusive VIP Icon Badge, which gives you priority access to all in-person screenings (including special presentations), Opening Night Party, Closing Night Party, Creators Conference events and all virtual screenings and panels. Quantities are limited so secure yours today!



53RD FESTIVAL – FILM & MUSIC INDUSTRY PROGRAMMING

This year, the Nashville Film Festival is pleased to present the 2022 NashFilm Creators Conference which is composed of in-person and online film and music industry panels, live music showcases, pitch sessions and online original content. The Icon Badge provides priority access to all Creators Conference / Music Program events.

For general inquiries, please contact info@nashfilm.org



Nashville Film Festival 2021 Highlight Reel

The health and safety of festival attendees is our top priority. Attendees will be subject to all applicable federal, state and local safety precautions in place at the time of the event. In addition, based on circumstances, NashFilm may, at its sole discretion, implement additional safety precautions to be determined. Guests are expected to comply with all laws, rules and regulations, as well as any venue safety guidelines and to act responsibly and sensibly at all times. As we continue to monitor best practices and adhere to any required safety measures, we will continue to update our policy, as needed.

Specific policies for key festival venues can be found here: