The 23rd San Diego Latino Film Festival, presented by Fashion Valley, returns March 10 – March 20th with over 165 films, parties, filmmaker workshops and more! See Latino-made films from all over the world including the latest from the likes of Gael Garcia Bernal, Salma Hayek, Rosario Dawson, and Jaime Camil. Continue reading
Sports plays a significant role at the annual La Costa Film Festival (September 10-13), not only because the festival itself is hosted at the historic Omni La Costa Resort which hosts several professional sport events like PGA and WTA tournaments, but because Carlsbad itself is a very “athletic community,” as described by founders, Michael and Ruby Callahan. This year, the festival also officially partnered with Mandalay Sports Media (MSM), giving them access to great sports programming. Here’s a closer look at the Sports Film Showcase which includes 10 films, several Q&A’s, as well as special appearances by Sacramento mayor & former NBA star, Kevin Johnson and renowned sled dog racer, Lance Mackey. Continue reading
The 6th annual La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival returns to La Jolla July 24-25, setting the stage for Fashion Week San Diego in the fall. The festival exclusively celebrates fashion films and, in just a few years, has become a cornerstone for fashion film. This year’s festival will bring talented filmmakers from all across the globe to La Jolla, including James Franco who will receive this year’s Innovators Award via Skype. The event has been dubbed La Jolla’s very own “Cannes of the Fashion Film World” – and with good reason!
Now that Comic Con is over and the Del Mar Racing Season is in full swing, it’s time to look ahead to the rest of August and see what’s in store for America’s Finest City. Film festivals are only increasing in popularity and growing in numbers; this year, more than 5 festivals will be happening in San Diego between August and the end of the year, including the highly anticipated San Diego Film Festival. The La Jolla Fashion Film Festival was already a huge success, and we can’t wait for what’s to come at these future events. Check out all of the San Diego film festivals on our list and start planning now!