Clarksville Film Festival

EVENT UPDATE:

To ensure the safety of the public during the coronavirus outbreak, the Clarksville Film Festival is rescheduled for Saturday, September 19, 2020. If you have ALREADY purchased a ticket and cannot attend the rescheduled Film Festival Screening and Awards Event, full refunds will be provided upon request to parksrec@cityofclarksville.com.

Can you make an awesome film? Do you animate or use stop motion? We are looking for all types of film creators, beginners to experienced. From February 21-23, all teams will have 52 hours to create a 4-7 minute film. Once submitted, your work will be judged by a panel of experts in the film industry, then shown on the big screen at the Roxy Regional Theatre in downtown Clarksville. Cash prizes will be awarded.

DATE & TIME
Film Festival Participant meeting

Friday, February 21, 2020
6:00 to 7:00 PM

Clarksville Film Festival Screening and Awards

Saturday, September 19, 2020
5:00 to 7:00 PM

LOCATION

FILM FESTIVAL PARTICIPANT MEETING

Freedom Point at Liberty Park

CLARKSVILLE FILM festival screening and awards

Roxy Regional Theatre, 100 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 37040 

FEE
FILM FESTIVAL PARTICIPANT MEETING

  • $20 per team
  • Ages 14+
  • Register as a team, not as an individual

Clarksville Film Festival Screening and Awards

  • $7 per person
  • All ages

REGISTRATION

Film participant tickets available through Feb. 20, 2020: Register Now
Screening tickets available now: Register Now

JUDGES

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Steve Farkas | Executive Producer | Vistamax Productions

We welcome Steve Farkas from Tampa, Florida! Steve Farkas is a creative production professional with a diverse background in motion picture entertainment and advertising. In  25 years, he has had experience in producing television commercials, infomercials, big agency marketing pieces, television shows, high-end entertainment attractions for theme parks and corporate culture.

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ERIK ANDERSON | TELEVISION EDITOR | FREELANCE

Growing up in Los Angeles, California his entire life, Erik has always had a passion for filming. He graduated from USC School of Cinematic Arts and has worked for over a decade in unscripted television as a freelance editor. A few of his most accomplished shows include; The Voice, The Bachelor Series, and NBC’s Biggest Loser.

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KAREN BUILLIS | VIDEO PRODUCTION PROFESSOR AT AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY 

Karen Bullis is a filmmaker with a background in architecture and design. Her short documentary ‘Clarksville 1937’ with Kathy Lee Heuston, won the Tennessee First Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary Short at the 2018 Nashville Film Festival. She is currently filming with Heuston the Tennessee Triumph Monument Statue celebrating 100 years of Women’s Suffrage. Karen was an editor for the Joe Pesci documentary Behind the Gate, winner of the 2014 Wrangler award from the National Cowboy & Heritage Museum. Her micro-budget indie films have also earned Best Comedy, Filmmaker to Watch, and Breakthrough Director awards. Bullis taught Architecture and Design at Tulane University and the University of Texas at Arlington. A graduate of Columbia University and the University of Tennessee, she most enjoys teaching Video and Documentary Production at Austin Peay State University.