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San Diego International Film Festival

San Diego International Film Festival

ArcLight Cinema La Jolla
4425 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
October 10th -14th

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Top 5 Things to Know the San Diego International Film Festival:

  1. Film Submissions: Every year the San Diego International Film Festival receives film submissions from over sixty countries. The films that are selected are representative of the best films available from independent studios and filmmakers.
  2. Panels: Take a deeper dive into the thought process and making of these aspiring films. Enjoy actor panels of new and old talent, and industry panels that hallmark where the film industry is going.
  3. Never Before Seen: The San Diego International Film Festival is a great place to debut the latest and greatest. Many talented artists choose to showcase their never before seen work at this film festival because of the glamour and prestige expectations that come with this event.
  4. The Filmmakers: Get a chance to meet the brilliant minds behind some of the best films of our generation. At the San Diego International Film Festival you can expect over 200 filmmakers in attendance. Check your schedule for details about the meet and greets with the industries best talent.
  5. Awards: This event is home to top awards and recognition such as the Gregory Peck Award, Cinema Vanguard Award, Rising Star Award and the Humanitarian Award.

Why It's Awesome: The San Diego International Film Festival offers a totally unique experience. Attendees can hear from first time and veteran filmmakers as they debut their latest work to command the attention of new audiences and industry luminaries.

The Local Scoop: There are multiple locations for the festival. You can enjoy screenings in La Jolla at the ArcLight Cinema La Jolla and in Downtown San Diego at the Regal Cinema UA Horton Plaza. If you are hoping to catch special events, make sure to head over to the Pendry San Diego in Downtown.

Do's and Don't:

  • Do purchase your passes early. You do not want to have to deal with lines and one day tickets. Get the VIP Fest Pass or the Fest Pass, and experience so much more!
  • Do book your rooms ahead of time. If you are traveling to San Diego for this event make sure to plan ahead because rooms book very quickly, especially for this star studded event.
  • Don't forget to bring your pass with you! Where ever you go take your Festival Pass with you. Pass holders will receive special discounts and offers are select businesses near the event, so make sure to take advantage of those offers.

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