Unfortunately the festival has been cancelled for 2017. Please do not submit.
ArtLightenment is a short Film Festival in Nashville Tennessee initially created to showcase visual artists. It has grown to include all genres of short films. Ideally the films should be
less than 10 minutes long. This year's theme is "DREAMS and our FUTURE". There is a visual art festival at the same time as the film festival, music and a final fashion show.
ArtLightenment festival is there to create collaboration, inspiration and community support amongst artists while promoting their work, films and careers to a larger audience.
Film Festival screenings Thursday Nov 9, 6:30pm to 10:00pm and Friday Nov 10, 6:30 to 10:pm. Awards Saturday November 11, 2017

Awards & Prizes

ArtLightenment Crystal Trophy for the top film. The winner receives a $500 cash prize in addition.
There are awards for best director, screenplay, actor, actress,editor, musical score,sound design, documentary and awards for genres including drama, comedy, documentary, artist film etc.

Rules & Terms

Films must be 10 minutes or less. This is a short film festival!

3 Reviews

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    Jeff Vande Zande

    Wish I could have attended, but they had excellent communication! And, we were nominated for an award!

    March 2017
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    Faith McQuinn

    A small festival that's great for artists and filmmakers. The venue is a little tight, but the event was nice.

    November 2016
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    Ben Krush

    This festival was excellent! The staff, and support was overwhelming. I will definitely submit next year.

    November 2016