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Featured festivals

Quarterly SCADFILM festivals spotlight the hottest trends in entertainment all year long. Audiences meet experts and view creative work from a broad range of fields including animation, gaming, television and digital media, and augmented and virtual reality.

SCAD AnimationFest 2019

SCAD AnimationFest

Demand for animation continues to grow. At SCAD AnimationFest, learn new applications and techniques in entertainment and information delivery, make important contacts, and view the best work in the field.

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SCAD Savannah Film Festival 2019

SCAD Savannah Film Festival

The Savannah College of Art and Design announces the return of the SCAD Savannah Film Festival in an all-virtual presentation. Connect with cinephiles worldwide as you watch live film premieres and unique, interactive programming from the comfort and safety of your home! As the largest university-run film festival in the U.S., this annual, eight-day celebration of cinematic excellence honors both professional and emerging student filmmakers. The 2020 virtual festival includes gala premiere screenings, spotlights, competitions, event series, and forums, as well as exclusive video messages from filmmakers, live Q&A events, and other original content.

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Feb. 4-6, 2021

SCAD aTVfest

Connect to live premieres and interactive programming with your favorite shows from the comfort of your home during the all-virtual SCAD aTVfest. Each February, SCAD aTVfest celebrates the best in design, creativity, and innovation in television and media. Viewers explore the best work and latest trends in broadcast, streaming, cable, web, social media, and advertising, and connect with the top industry insiders working on camera and behind the scenes. The 2021 virtual festival schedule includes gala premiere screenings, primetime screenings, panel discussions, Q&A events, and other original content.

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SCAD GamingFest

From mixed reality and participatory storytelling to adaptions of film and television brands, demand for engaging interactive content grows exponentially. See how gaming is evolving beyond play toward a broader scope of interactive entertainment that assists, informs, and immerses users like never before.

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Become a SCADFILM member today!

Members get VIP passes for SCADFILM programming year-round, including select SCADFILM festivals, screenings, master classes, and industry networking events.

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View SCADFILM highlights

Responding to growth in the fields of entertainment, animation, gaming, and AR/VR, SCADFILM continues to expand its offerings, events, programming, resources, and technology to keep students, alumni, and creative professionals in step with — and ahead of — these booming, multibillion-dollar industries.

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SCAD School of Digital Media

The SCAD School of Digital Media uniquely prepares students to enter the surging $180-billion gaming industry, predicted by leading market intelligence firm IDC to exceed both the sports and film industries combined in 2021. From interactive design and game development to animation, visual effects, sound design, and filmmaking, SCAD students create hit video games, inventive apps, and pioneering immersive reality experiences and go on to lead award-winning digital media and game design studios and major brands.

SCAD School of Entertainment Arts

The SCAD School of Entertainment Arts incorporates a diverse array of degree programs designed to guide students as they master the art forms and industries that amuse, entertain, and inspire. Cutting-edge resources and equipment in every department, coupled with an experienced, acclaimed faculty, facilitate student development and create the entertainment industry leaders of tomorrow. Programs include sound design, film and television, and performing arts, among others, and feature curricula that bolster students' creative visions while providing a sound basis in both theory and practice.

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