Annually the Savannah Film Festival is held by the Savannah College of Art and Design. The Savannah College of Art and Design does an amazing job with this event. The festival is filled with cinematic creativity from both award-winning professionals and emerging student filmmakers. Each year more than 40,000 people attend the eight day Savannah Film Festival. The festival is host to a wide variety of competition film screenings, special screenings, workshops, panels, and lectures.