Press Releases

Nashville Film Festival Announces Appointment of Jason Padgitt as Executive Director
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nashville, Tenn. (Sept.12, 2018) — The Nashville Film Festival (NashFilm) today announced that its board of directors has appointed global marketing executive Jason Padgitt as its new Executive Director in a key advancement of its strategic growth plan. Padgitt joins the Nashville Film Festival following more than 20 years of leadership in the…

Nashville Film Festival Announces New Executive Committee Ahead of Festival’s 50th Year
Thursday, August 30, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nashville, Tenn. — (August 30, 2018) — The Nashville Film Festival (NashFilm) board today announced the executive committee for the festival’s 50th anniversary year.  Jim Scherer, founder and president of artist management and music licensing company WHIZBANG, Inc., will serve as board president; Bob Raines, executive director of the Tennessee Entertainment Commission, will serve as board…

Feature Award Winners
Monday, May 21, 2018

THE 2018 NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2018 FEATURE AWARD WINNERS   TOP PRIZES AWARDED TO PRISON LOGIC, THE PRESIDENT’S VISIT, I AM A MAN, MICKEY REECE’S ALIEN, AND RUKUS May 21, 2018 (Nashville, TN) – The 49th Annual Nashville Film Festival concluded its 10-day festival of can’t miss events with a sold-out screening of hillbilly. On Friday, May…

NashFilm Announces 2018 Screenwriting Competition Winners
Monday, May 21, 2018

THE NASHVILLE FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SCREENWRITING COMPETITION WINNERS May 21, 2018 (Nashville, TN) – The Nashville Film Festival announces the winners of their 5th annual Screenwriting Competition. The winners were selected from over 1,400 submissions from all over the world and include feature-length screenplays, short screenplays, and teleplays. Below are the winners in each category:…