Here’s A Little Bit About the Festival


  • Quality Reach – highly desirable, affluent, educated, change leaders
  • Accessible – rub shoulders with high level filmmakers, film buyers, agents, actors and entertainment movers & shakers
  • First-Class Destination – Nashville is on top of the headlines
  • Exceptional – our exceptional sponsor environment provides excellent brand visibility


  • 8 million people live in the Nashville region which is home to 40,000 businesses
  • 100 people move to Nashville daily – Tennessean
  • One of 50 best destinations to travel in 2017 – Travel + Leisure
  • Best Places to Go in 2017 – Frommer’s
  • One of 22 places to go in 2017 – Men’s Journal
  • #4 hottest vacation destination in the world – The Daily Beast
  • Top 10 place to go in 2017 – AFAR
  • One of top 15 cities in America – Travel + Leisure
  • One of eight essential trips that should be on your bucket list – New York Post


Regal Hollywood Stadium 27 & RPX – Nashville
719 Thompson Lane, Nashville, TN 37204
10 Theaters/10 Days


  • 49 Years-old
  • Annual attendance: largest ever at 40,000+
  • 1,700+ women filmmakers enter NashFilm competitions annually
  • World-class Films: 300+ over 10 days
  • Entries annually from 125 countries
  • Total competition entries: 10,000
  • Media Value: Over $520,000 with 12.5 million social media impressions


  • 48% are 39, or under
  • 86% have college degrees
  • 76% earn more than $50,000
  • 40% earn more than $100,000
  • 49% are women


  • Media value: Over $520,000 with 12.5 million social media impressions
  • Facebook followers – 25,000
  • Twitter followers – 10,800
  • Instagram followers – 4,000
  • Facebook impressions – 408,237
  • NashFilm Video views – 46,500
  • Facebook Live views – 10,537
  • Twitter impressions – 208,365
  • NashFilm email list – 37,000


sponsor women behind the camera

Joey Lauren Adams, Trace Adkins, Harry Belafonte, Lawrence Bender, Big Kenny, Craig Brewer, Kix Brooks, Sam Bush, Shaun Cassidy, Michael Clarke Duncan, sponsor leeanne womackSheryl Crow, Billy Ray Cyrus, Vincent  D’Onofrio, Delia Ephron, Giancarlo Esposito, Peter Faulk, Rascal Flatts, Bela Fleck, Ben Folds, Vince Gill, Danny Glover, Walton Goggins, Al Gore, Beth Grant, Seth Green, Armie Hammer, William H. Macy, James Marsden, Jason Marsden, Scott Hamilton, Rob Hardy, Thelma Harper, Emmylou Harris, Faith Hill, Hal Holbrook, Joshua Jackson, Famke Jannsen, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Colin Jost, Ashley Judd, Naomi Judd, sponsor oprah winfreyNicole Kidman, Barbara Kopple, Harmony Korine, Kris Kristofferson, Nick Kroll, Sharon Lawrence, Ray Liotta, Lyle Lovett, Martina McBride, Matthew McConaughey, Tim McGraw, Ray McKinnon, Elvis Mitchell, sponsor ashley juddMichael Moore, Craig Morgan, Patricia Neal, The Oakridge Boys, John Oats, Brian O’Halloran, Brad Paisley, Joey Pantoliano, John Pierson, Carrie Preston, Robert Redford, Paul Reiser, Rick Schroder, Jane Seymour, William Shatner, Marty Stuart, Patrick Swayze, Rob Thomas, Ondi Timoner, Lily Tomlin, Josh Turner, Christine Vachon, Mario Van Peebles, John Waters, Wayne White, Bryan White, Paul Williams, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Oprah Winfrey, Leann Womack, Shelly Wright, and many more.


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