On behalf of Williamson County Cultural Arts Commission, the greater Williamson County and Nashville film community, Tennessee Entertainment Commission, our sponsors, staff and volunteers, thank you for discovering our festival. Our filmmakers consistently demonstrate finesse and a penchant for vibrant stories. That along with the incredible talent on display ensure that our audiences are always highly entertained. We have had so many positive comments we have another memorable festival ready to be enjoyed. We believe we have wonderfully creative filmmakers who have stories to tell and a unique manner of bringing those stories to life. In addition we have enthusiastic audiences who want to see and celebrate the films presented. Thank you all for believing we could achieve a great festival, present stories worth hearing and that our industry panels would provide information worth knowing. YOU ARE WHY WE DO THIS.

 We hope to see many of you at our 5th edition of FIIFF, November 9-14, 2021. 

As many know, Franklin is a place where Celebrities & Music Stars often collide with a friendly  local crowd. Filmmakers, Screenwriters, Producers, and Directors alike will enjoy the ambiance, fraternity, and social experience that comes with a visit to Franklin, Tennessee.

Tennessee is regularly listed in the nation's top 10 when considering film, television & new media industry jobs.  Franklin was just named "One of the Best Places to Live in the USA."

Whether you are attending the festival because your project is screening, you are a film aficionado or imagining your next film project,  FIIFF 2021 will introduce filmmakers, film workers and guests, to a place where anything is possible. Our cultural arts landscape,  highly motivated volunteers and staff will be ready for you in 2021; and we are excited and ready to welcome you in person. 

“FIIFF audiences are engaged by stories based on universal challenges such as relationships, the family, the environment, diversity, redemption, a sense of purpose, and how we live in our worlds today. Humanity is recognized and celebrated here.” 

See you at the movies, 
Nancy Puetz, Founder/Executive Director

A 2021 Feature Selection