The SSU Indie Film Festival is a festival for a variety of films in these 5 categories: Music Video, Horror/Sci-fi, Comedy, Documentary and Drama. The festival is hosted at Savannah State University in the beautiful city of Savannah, GA.

Best Drama
Best Documentary
Best Comedy
Best Horror/Sci-fi
Best Music Video
Peoples Choice Award

Submit films to these 5 categories: Music Video, Horror/Sci-fi, Comedy, Documentary and Drama. Films can be from 3 to 15 minutes. (Any films longer than time limit will be disqualified.) Films must be in English.


The SSU Indie Film Festival kicks off on April 21, 2018 with the screening of the NAACP Image Award nominated documentary Olympic Pride, American Prejudice. Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker and Savannah, GA native Deborah Riley Draper (Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution) and narrated by Blair Underwood, Olympic Pride will be screened at 4:00PM at the Torian Auditorium located at at 3219 College Street, Savannah, GA 31404.

The SSU Indie Film Festival runs April 24-26, 2018 at 6pm in the Savannah State University Student Union Ballroom. Find out more info at or contact Kareem McMichael, co-coordinator and festival director, at 912-358-3352 or email: and follow on social media, Facebook: SSU Indie Film Fest @ssufilmfest and Twitter and Instagram @ssu_indf.

Overall Rating
  • Byron Childs

    Will return next year to summit another film.

    May 2018
  • The SSU Indie Festival was an exciting, creative and first class event!

    May 2018
  • John Grace

    Great festival! Thanks for the opportunity.

    May 2018

    Thank you very much, hope to see you next time !

    May 2018
  • Great festival to work with. Even with last minute deadlines, they were available and communicative. Would definitely submit again next year. Thanks for the selection!

    April 2018