San Diego International Film Festival
The San Diego International Film Festival is the regions premier film event and one of the leading stops on the independent festival circuit. SDIFF offers a unique opportunity to catch first time and veteran filmmakers as they debut their latest work to command the attention of new audiences and industry luminaries. Be among the first to see major studio premieres on the road to the Hollywood awards! This five-day event features 100+ independent films, studio premieres, panels with celebrities and industry insiders, red carpet events, parties, all-star tributes and filmmaker awards.
In 2016, the San Diego Int'l Film Festival received more than 2000 submissions from 65 countries and every continent except Antarctica. Over 100 films will be curated for screening at this year's Festival. The film schedule will be announced August 22.
At the Festival, film lovers have the opportunity to select films from many different genres, including documentaries, shorts, foreign, social justice, military, LGTB, animation, horror, and studio premiers. The Q&A sessions always inspire, entertain, educate and stimulate further discussions among Festival attendees.