Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department reports that the Clarksville Film Festival kicked off Friday, February 25th, 2022 when 10 teams of filmmakers gathered virtually for competition rules and to select movie genres.
Fifty-two hours of scripting, filming, editing — and very little sleep — followed the gathering as teams raced to submit their films by the deadline.
The 10 teams will unveil their 52-hour filmmaking masterpieces to the public from 2:00pm-6:00pm on March 12th at the Roxy Regional Theatre.
In addition to screening the films, the March 12th event will include a panel discussion from two television and film professionals:
Ryan Byrd, producer with credits including the Today Show, CMT, and Jimmy Kimmel.
Scott Raymond, Former DreamWorks animator and associate professor of animation at Austin Peay State University.
Cash prizes will be awarded for the top three films, and 10 other awards in various categories will be presented.
Tickets for the screening are $7.00 and can be purchased through clarksvilleparksrec.com or at the door beginning at 2:00pm March 12th.
The Clarksville Film Festival presenting sponsor is CDE Lightband.
About the Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department
Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department provides a variety of indoor/outdoor programs, facilities, nature activities and entertainment events for people living in Clarksville, Montgomery County and Fort Campbell. These free or reasonably priced, year-round experiences help residents enhance their health, wellness, and social engagement — resulting in a stronger, better community.
The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of recreational facilities and activities for all ages, maintains more than 700 acres of parks and facilities, provides 22 park facilities that offer a variety of amenities, including playgrounds, picnic areas, walking trails and pavilions or picnic shelters and maintains three community centers with year-round programming for youth, adults and seniors, as well as four public swimming pools
The Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is located at 102 Public Square, Clarksville.
To learn more call 931.645.7476.