2019 Festival Passes Are Now Available

You can order your 2019 South Georgia Film Festival pass today.

Passes are discounted now through the end of the year!


The All Access VIP Pass gives you the follow advantages:

  • First serve access to all screenings during the festival
  • Access to all panels and announced daily events
  • Access to the Festival Green Room with snacks and drinks where you can meet visiting filmmakers
  • Your own South Georgia Film Festival t-shirt
  • A ticket to the Feb. 28 Georgia Production Partnership (GPP) event featuring the Georgia Film Office
  • And more that we’ve not yet announced!

The All Access VIP Pass is currently available for $75 until Dec. 31 at midnight. Those passes will then go up to $100.


The Film Festival Pass offers you the following:

  • First serve access to all screenings during the festival
  • Access to all panels and announced daily events

The Film Festival Pass is currently $35, but will go up to $40 beginning January 1.


During the festival, you can also purchase Day Passes which allow you access to screenings and panels for $15.
You’ll pick up all passes at the festival beginning Feb. 28.


To purchase passes – go to https://filmfreeway.com/SOUTHGEORGIAFILMFESTIVAL/tickets

For more information on tickets, events or screenings, contact Festival Director Jason Brown at jasonebrown@valdosta.edu or 229-219-1298.

Official Early Selections

As we began receiving submissions in April of this year, a handful of films rose to the top. While we continue to receive submissions, these films deserved extra recognition. This year have six Official Early Selections, which cover all of our categories.

These films will screen at this year’s festival and most will have someone from the film in attendance. We thank these filmmakers for screening with us and look forward to sharing these films with our community!



Young man discovers the woman he’s been sleeping is married to a notorious crime boss. When he confesses, the two form an unlikely, dangerous friendship.Thriller – 1 hr 30 min
Language, violence, sexual situations.Director/Writer: Paul Osborne
Producers: Jonathan Brown, Joe Pezzula, Leslie Osborne, Robert Hornack, Bill Eikost
Cast: Patrick Day, Alev Aydin, Melora Hardin, Eddie Jemison, Bonnie Root, Marion Kerr, Dawn Brodey


During a sleepover, four space obsessed 9-year-old girls embark on a secret mission in their cardboard rocket. ‘Space Girls’ is a film that celebrates the power of the imagination, the importance of STEM education & girl power.

Narrative – 10 min

Director/Writer/Producer: Carys Watford
Cast: Bella Padden, Anika Selvarajah, Helena Albright, Emily Albright, Sophia Capasso, Laurence Pears, Evan Cregan


A shy boy wizard-in-training is forced into a play date with a witch girl who is unpredictable with her magic. From SCAD student Natasha Cánepa.

Animation – 3 1/2 min

Director/Writer/Animator: Nathasha Cánepa (SCAD)


Everything seems to work out perfectly for Peggy, but her social graces are put to the test when she is surrounded by admiring and covetous parents at a birthday party for her eight-year-old son. From Georgia Filmmaker Justin Miller.

Narrative – 12 min

Director/Writer: Justin Miller (Georgia Tech)
Producer: J Christopher Campbell
Cast: Sarah Blackman, Josh Warren, Jason MacDonald, Muretta Moss, Kristen Shawn, Kurt Yue, Mindy Sparks, Stephanie Campbell, Bonny Breuer


In 1944 one woman is forced to face the harsh realities of war and experience the true meaning of solitude.

High School – 7 1/2 min

Director/Writer: Julia Bhansali
Producers: Julia Bhansali, Maddie Gall
Cast: Maddie Gall, Spencer Mercier


A Colonel returns home from a long mission, but faces the same problems he knew from the military. A golf ball hits him in the head, putting him in an even bigger bureaucratic agency, called Heaven.

Narrative – 14 min

Director/Writer/Producer: Jonas Schubach (Florida State)
Cast: Gordon Ginsberg, Meredith Melville, Charisse Norment, Pamela Williams

The regular submission deadline for the South Georgia Film Festival is December 8. This year’s festival will be held March 1, 2, & 3 on the campus of Valdosta State University. Winners of the High School and College categories are eligible for scholarships to Valdosta State University thanks to the University Admissions office.

Passes to this year’s festival are currently available and discounted through the end of 2018. The All Access VIP pass, which includes a t-shirt and access to the upcoming Georgia Production Partnership event costs $75. The Festival Pass which offers access to all screenings, panels and daily events are $35. Tickets are available through the SouthGeorgiaFilm.com website.

For more information about the festival, contact Jason Brown, Festival Director at 229-219-1298 or jasonebrown@valdosta.edu

GPP Meeting Rescheduled

The GPP South Georgia Regional meeting cancelled due to Hurricane Michael has been rescheduled for Feb. 28 on the campus of Valdosta State University. Details of participants is till to come.

The event is free for GPP, as well as for VIP All Access Passholders for the South Georgia Film Festival. Admission is $10 for anyone else.

Stay tuned for more information!