2016 Headlining Film: Born to be Blue

By |April 5th, 2016|

2016: First Look at the Lineup!

By |April 5th, 2016|

2015 Winning Films

By |May 4th, 2015|

2015 Feature Films Announced

By |April 7th, 2015|

Knoxville, TN. FILM SCORE and the Scruffy City Film & Music Festival are poised to bring Knoxville an exciting week of film and music from April 28 – May 3, 2015. We are proud to announce our selection of films for our Feature Film Competition. The six films were chosen from over 380 submission from 30 […]

An Interview with the Festival Director

By |March 5th, 2015|


Matthew Toffolo interviews festival director Michael Samstag:
Matthew: What is the goal of your film festival?
Michael: Our goal is to shine a bright light on the heart and soul of film—the songs and scores that really make films sing. Any film selected for the festival must have a stand out soundtrack or score, whether it’s […]

Director of Programming, James McNally

By |February 11th, 2015|

We are so pleased to have James McNally back for a second year! Last year James was a judge for the film festival and also made some great film recommendations–so this year he’s generously agreed to come on board as the Director of Programming. Under his guidance we have developed a Selection Committee of nearly […]

The 2015 Knoscars!

By |January 23rd, 2015|

The 2015 Knoscars, Feb 22, 6pm at Scruffy City Hall
Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door
It’s almost Knoscar time again! Get ready to have your red carpet picture taken with Knoxville’s #1 Golden Man. This years Knoscars will feature prizes for Best Dressed, Best Dressed Down and the Bjork Award (Most Outrageous). The proceeds […]

2014 Full Schedule

By |June 6th, 2014|

Seating  Procedures for KFMF Film Events
Doors open one hour in advance of showtimes for Full Festival, VIP, Filmmaker, and Ultra VIP Pass holders. 20 minutes prior to the showtime, we will begin seating guests with General Admission tickets. Once ticketed guests have been seated, we will begin selling tickets at the door if there is still […]

Kids Casting Call: May 17 4-6pm

By |May 13th, 2014|

Does your kid what it takes to be in the movies? Find out this weekend! The Knoxville Film & Music Festival in conjunction with WillRock Entertainment, Gage Talent Knoxville, and Talent Trek are holding auditions to find stars for the next WillRock Entertainment movie!

In addition to potential movie roles, Talent Trek and Gage will be looking to […]

Film Financing Panel and the Best of the Nashville 48 Hour Film Project

By |April 1st, 2014|

Tuesday, April 22, at Scruffy City Hall Our April Film Event will feature a discussion and Q&A about Film Financing and the incentives with Bob Raines, the Executive Director of the Tennessee Film, Entertainment & Music Commission and Andy van Roon, Founder of Film-com. The panel will take place from 6:30-7:30pm and will be recorded for FilmFest411. […]