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Wes Bentley, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Craig Robinson Set for Honors at 2023 SCAD TVfest

Wes Bentley, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Craig Robinson and Sterlin Harjo are set to receive awards at the 2023 Savannah College of Art and Design’s TVfest. “This year, Buffy, Darryl and Jamie Dutton star in the greatest show about television: SCAD TVfest,” said SCAD president and founder Paula Wallace in a statement. “That’s right, America’s teenage […]

Sarah Michelle Gellar to Receive Icon Award at 2023 SCAD TVfest

Emmy-winner and Golden Globe-nominated Sarah Michelle Gellar is set to receive the Icon Award at the 2023 Savannah College of Art and Design TVfest. The executive director of SCAD TVfest, Christina Routhier, says, “Sarah Michelle Gellar is a trailblazer in the field of television. An actor who speaks to many generations, she epitomizes what it […]

The Women Behind SCAD Savannah Film Fest Discuss Its 25-Year Reign

Savannah, Georgia, is home to the largest university-run film festival in the country. The aspiring directors, producers and below-the-line techs at the Savannah College of Art and Design have shown that they can draw big-name films and awards contenders to their corner of the South, and this year marks a quarter-century of the fest. To […]

Kerry Condon on Gender Roles in ‘The Banshees of Inisherin’: “Irish Women Tolerate So Much”

In Searchlight’s The Banshees of Inisherin, the latest from Oscar-winning writer-director Martin McDonagh, a broken friendship between Pádraic (Colin Farrell) and Colm (Brendan Gleeson) rocks a close-knit village on an island off the coast of Ireland. After Colm decides one day that Pádraic is too dull for him to spend his remaining days talking with […]

Savannah Film Fest: ‘Banshees’ to Open, ‘Living’ to Close, Eddie Redmayne and Janelle Monae Among Big Names Set for Honors

The SCAD Savannah Film Festival, which has grown into an Oscar season stop of considerable importance, is set to mark its 25th anniversary with a contender-packed lineup of films and list of honorees. Opening with The Banshees of Inisherin (Searchlight) and closing with Living (Sony Classics), the nation’s largest university-run film festival, which this year […]

Filmmakers Discuss 10 of 2021’s Top Docs to Watch at Savannah Film Festival

The directors of 10 of the year’s top documentary features — Becoming Cousteau, The First Wave, Flee, Found, Francesco, Julia, Procession, The Rescue, Summer of Soul and The Velvet Underground — gathered at the Savannah Film Festival earlier this season to record the eighth annual Docs to Watch Panel, which, as always, was presented by The Hollywood Reporter and moderated by […]

Savannah Film Fest: ‘Red Rocket’ Star Simon Rex Acknowledges “People Love a Comeback Story”

“I never considered myself an actor,” Simon Rex told The Hollywood Reporter during a conversation in front of an audience of Savannah Film Festival attendees this week following a packed Lucas Theatre screening of Sean Baker‘s Red Rocket. Rex plays a has-been porn star who returns to his hometown, and has been garnering best actor […]

Savannah Film Fest: Directors of 10 Top Docs Set for THR Panel, Lineup and Honorees Also Announced

Ten of 2021’s top documentary features will be represented by their directors on this year’s edition of the ‘Docs to Watch’ panel at the Savannah Film Festival, the nation’s largest university-run film festival. This one-of-a-kind gathering will take place on the evening of Sunday, Oct. 24 in-person, just like the rest of the 24th edition […]