The Nashville Jewish Film Festival competition is part of the successful, long running Nashville Jewish Film Festival. The student competition features student short films from all over the world. Student filmmakers will be eligible for a cash price of $1,000 as winner of the Kathryn Gutow Student Film Award presented by Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Finalists will be screened at the 2019 NJFF and the winning film will be screened at the Nashville Film Festival in the fall of 2020. More info and application form:


$1000 prize and two public showings

Film must have been made while filmmaker was a student.

Under 20 minutes in length.

Jewish Theme or content.

Film must have been completed after September 2017.

Film must have been made while applicant was a student.