Movie City President Kelly Frey was honored to serve as juror for the 2017 Nashville Film Festival screenwriting competition. The Nashville Film Festival is one of the top ten festivals in the US and an Oscar qualifier.
Kelly Frey is past-President of the Nashville Film Festival, a judge for the Emmys, and an internationally recognized intellectual property attorney with 30+ years experience and numerous commendations (including Nashville’s “Best of the Bar”). Having seen the good, the bad, and the ugly of indie filmmaking during his tenure with the Emmys and the Nashville Film Festival, Kelly has become instrumental in fostering projects that combine high production values, compelling storylines, and solid economic returns. An award-winning screenwriter, he now uses the legal expertise and business acumen developed over years of representing indie film production companies to assist creative talent ready to take the next step in their careers and new filmmakers gain commercial distribution for their projects. Kelly is Executive Producer for the recently released documentary “Eating You Alive” (featuring Samuel L. Jackson and James Cameron) and 2 recently completed thrillers, “Fogg” and “The Odds”.