2013 San Diego Film Festival Schedule Published!

San Diego’s premier movie festival will take place October 2-6, 2013. Get your festival passes here! Last year, SDFF hosted a variety of celebrities and first-run films at the Gaslamp theater in downtown San Diego. Among the entertainment industry’s most recognizable people we found an unexpected name: Joey Travolta. Does the name ring a bell? […]

San Diego Film Festival Connects with PG-13 Audience

Film Festivals should foster the creativity of future filmmakers. Yes, students. After all, the very existence of the industry depends on nurturing the creativity of the PG-13 and over set. The San Diego Film Festival offers a unique program called Connect, and it’s specifically for high school students who want to pursue a career in film-making.   […]

Headlines and Premier Films Announced for 11th Annual San Diego Film Festival

San Diego Film Foundation Names Headline and Premiere Films for the 11th Annual San Diego Film Festival –September 26-30, 2012 San Diego, CA, — September 12, 2012 – The San Diego Film Foundation announced today the headline and premiere films for the 2012San Diego Film Festival.   Sifting through 1,300 submissions from over 55 countries, the […]

San Diego Film Festival Wraps Up 9th Year

The San Diego Film Festival wrapped up its ninth successful run this weekend, but the monumental task of screening 85 movies, documentaries and shorts in five days did not come off without a few hitches (or some disgruntled patrons threatening law suits!). Lines were long and theaters full to capacity, but overall the purpose of putting on this movie-watching event where filmmakers and movie buffs can see films before their theatrical release in an intimate setting, was achieved.
This year's selections were nothing short of Oscar quality. From “Conviction” with Hilary Swank, which made its US Premier right here in San Diego, and “Welcome To The Rileys” starring James Gandolfini and Kristen Stewart, to the World Premier of “The Kane Files: A Life of Trial” with Drew Fuller, these first-run films were first rate.