Banff Mountain Film Festival World
The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival offers a diverse range of experiences for the thousands of people who visit Banff each fall to attend this world-class event. From feature films to exceptional speakers, there's something truly inspiring for everyone.
April 16, 17, 2012
March 3, 4, 2012
March 30, 31, 2012
Wilson Eastside Sports
March 27, 2012
Caltech Alpine Club
April 14, 2012
Catalyst Redding Young Professionals
530-221-1127 (Chris Haedrich)
March 28, 2012
San Gorgonio Wilderness Association
March 17, 18, 19, 20, 2012
Venue: San Diego Natural History Museum
March 7, 8, 2012
REI San Francisco
February 27, 28, 2012
UCSB Arts & Lectures at the Arlington Theatre
February 24, 25, 2012
University of California Physical Education and Recreation
831-459-2159 or 831-459-2806
Santa Monica (Los Angeles)
March 23, 24, 2012
Beverly Hills Film Festival beverlyhillsfilmfestival.com
Big Bear Lake Film Festival Sept. 13-16, 2012 bigbearlakefilmfestival.com
All advanced purchases may be done online, or through the Performing Arts Center (PAC) 39707 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (909) 866-4970 Cost: $7.50 - $100.
Big Bear Horro-Fi Film Festival Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2011 bigbearhorrorfilmfest.com
As if three days of watching horror and science fiction films weren't reason enough to attend the Big Bear Horro-Fi Film Festival, organizers have also lined up a series of workshops during the Festival Weekend designed to teach, entertain and inspire. Drawing from various industry backgrounds including film production, screenwriting, journalism, music, special effects makeup, even the laws concerning filmmaking, the workshops offer something for everyone.
Performing Arts Center (PAC) 39707 Big Bear Blvd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315 (909) 866-4970
Cost: $15 - 99
Big Sur Short Film Screening Series henrymiller.org/shorts.html
Brea Everybody Dies Horror Film Festival Oct. 12-13, 2012 everybodydiesfilmfest.com
Brea Plaza 5 Cinemas
453 S. Associated Rd
Brea California 92821
Everybody Dies Horror Film Festival delivers the best in indie horror... READ MORE
Burbank International Film Festival
California Independent Film Festival
Carmel Art & Film Festival
Cinequest - San Jose Film Festival
City of Angeles Film Festival
Contra Costa International Jewish Film Festival
Downey Late Night Horror Film Festival Notice of acceptance of films is August 31, 2012. Actual film fest dates not announced yet. Sept. 28 - 30, 2011 latenighthorrorfilmfest.com
The festival will be held during the commencement of witching season at various venues throughout Downey, CA, and will feature over 20 horror films. In 2012 films include: The Dead Matter, Grave Encounters, Skew, Subconscious, Swamp Witch, Zombie Abomination: The Italian Zombie Movie Part 1, Zombie Atrocity: The Italian Zombie Movie Part 2, Murder Machine, The Black Box, Short films include: Lamplight, Midnight Roadkill, The Smog, The Devil's Snuff, The Alone, Throwaway, The Giant Rubber Monster Movie, Monomaniacal, Worm, Case Study 2: Hide and Seek, and Invocation.
Fresno Reel Pride Film Festival
Hollywood Black Film Festival hbff.org
Hollywood Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Film Festival Oct. 23 -25, 2011 hollywoodawards.com
Hollywood Horror, Sci-Fi and Fantasy Festival is comprised of the Hollywood Horror and Fantasy Showcase, held in conjunction with the Hollywood Film Festival as a subset of that event. It features both films from emerging filmmakers and film masters, and special events and parties that will celebrate and honor genre filmmaking. It will take place during the Hollywood Film Festival - October 23, 24 and 25. The Hollywood Film Festival is hosted at state-of-art Arclight Theatres in Hollywood for a 13th annual, weeklong series of screenings, competitions, awards, and other unique festivities.
Hollywood Shock Film Festival November 12 -13, 2011 shockfilmfest.com
Shockfest has always been a home for special performances of all kinds, from lyrical to super sultry. Something about the blood and gore just makes people want to strut their stuff!
Hollywood Screamfest Horror Film Festival October 14 - 23, 2011 screamfestla.com
Grauman's Mann Chinese 6 Theatres, Los Angeles, CA
Festival pass $200 -300
Screamfest sees Rose McGowan, Katherine Flynn in new horror films, Ten fright-filled days of films.
Hollywood Shriekfest Sept 29-Oct 2, 2011 shriekfest.com
Raleight Studios, 5300 Melrose Ave Hollywood CA 90028
Shriekfest is an international festival and screenplay competition that receives submissions from all over the world. The festival is dedicated to getting horror thriller sci-fi fantasy filmmakers and screenwriters the recognition they deserve. 11th year and the Best Fear Yet in 2011. Thursday Sept 29th - Opening night party 8PM-midnight B 52 Club - 1652 N Cherokee Ave. Hollywood
Hollywood MockFilmFest mockfilmfest.com
Showcasing the best comedies and mockumentaries from around the world, gathering fans and filmmakers together to celebrate the reality-bending, brilliance of the mockumentary genre and all its comedy brothers at the center of it all, Hollywood, California. MOCKFEST features comedies in addition to mockumentaries of all types and lengths, comedic, dramatic, and experimental, and will showcase works from the past, present and future. The festival's most highly prized characteristic is innovation.
Hollywood Film Festival Oct. 21-24, 2011 hollywoodawards.com
2011 Hollywood Film Festival® will take place from October 21 to 24 at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood.
Hollywood International Family Film Festival
March 21 -25, 2012 iffilmfest.org
This is a screenplay competition and a reading of finalist scripts with workshops and mentoring of screenwriters, culminating in a day-long pitch festival and final awards ceremony.
Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, CA
Hollywood Shorts Film Festival
Humboldt International Film Festival
Humboldt County Wild Rivers 101 Film Festival October 1 - 11, 2011 wildrivers101.com
Screenings and events along California's
Northern Highway 101
Indie, classic and documentary films in venues along the highway 101 corridor in Humboldt County, California. Meet with filmmakers from New Zealand, France, Canada, and the U.S. Check back for frequent updates and exciting announcements.
Huntington Beach Southern
California Film Festival Sept.
24-30, 2012 socalfilmfest.com
7111 Talbert Ave., Huntington Beach, CA
Cost: $5 - $40
A film festival for independent filmmakers and screenwriters, MovieMaker Magazine's 20 Festivals worth the entry fee, the SoCal film fest features award winning movies and screenplays; industry speakers; professional workshops; Q&As with directors and actors; special guests; a professional panel of jury members and screeners; volunteer opportunities; and scores of film watching attendees.
LA Film & Music Weekend lafilmweekend.com
100 hours of programming including shorts, features, documentary and experimental films from all over the world at several venues in Beverly Hills.
Writer's Guild Theater, 135 S Doheny Drive; Laemmle's Music Hall 3, 9036 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA
Lake Arrowhead Film Festival May 17-20, 2012 lakearrowheadfilmfestival.com
Annual Lake Arrowhead Film Festival
is a multi-day event with film
screenings, seminars, scholarships, and
awards. The Lake Arrowhead Film Festival
strives to create opportunities for
student, independent and Native American
filmmakers to screen their work and
continue to perfect their craft.
La Jolla Fashion Film Festival July 26-28, 2012 ljfff.com
Location: Museum of Contemporary Art La Jolla, 700 Prospect St., La Jolla CA 92037
First fashion film festival in North
America. The best from the fashion film
art movement worldwide.
Vendor Contact information: Fred Sweet
Lone Pine Film Festival Oct. 5-7, 2012 lonepinefilmfestival.org
Celebrity Stars at the 22nd Lone Pine Film Festival The Stars will be out at the 22nd annual Lone Pine Film Festival featuring Star Panel discussions, film screenings shot in the area, Star Parade, Rodeo, arts and crafts, cowboy church and unique movie-site guided tours, live stunt demonstration featuring lifetime stuntmen Loren Janes and Diamond Farnsworth, along with a working crew of stunt actors. The event will highlight the behind the scenes tricks of the stunt world. The demonstration will be followed by a question and answer session as well as a panel discussion the following day.
Los Angeles Midnight Black International Festival of Darkness midnightblackinternational.com
The Midnight Black International Festival Of Darkness features films and screenplays of all lengths of the Horror, Sci-Fi and Exploitation genres from every corner of the globe. The most brutal, violent, and powerful images ever burned into celluloid, these films will include samurai sword eviscerations, blood geyser showers, eyeball slicing, and all of the most deadly styles of kung fu, shotgun decapitations, and full-blown flamethrower torching!
Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film & Video Festival The Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, set for May 10 through May 20, 2012. The C3 Project Market is a unique opportunity for filmmakers to showcase their project to Producers, Production Companies, Agents, Managers and Industry Executives enabling them with the contacts, information and confidence they need to make their film.
Los Angeles International Film Festival lafilmfest.com June 14-24, 2012
Los Angeles Artivists Artivist Film Festival Hollywood, California artivists.org
Los Angeles Greek Film Festival lagreekfilmfestival.org
May 31 - June 3, 2012
Los Angeles Greek Film Festival showcases cinema from Greece and filmmakers of Greek descent. It culminates with the festival's Orpheus Awards.
Laemmle Sunset 5, 8000 W Sunset Blvd, LA 90046 and other venues
Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival
Los Angeles Southern California Business Film Festival (at USC) scbff.com
International Student Film Festival
Hollywood November 17-18, 2012, isffhollywood.org
NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood
The International Student Film Festival Hollywood offers student filmmakers from all over the world a unique opportunity to gain the recognition of film industry leaders, creating career development opportunities in their home countries as well as in the United States.
(Awards Ceremony and all Screenings) $35
Awards Ceremony $25
Screenings Pass (All Screenings) $15
Daily Screenings (Each day) $10
Students w/ID $5
Screenings take place at Beverly Garland's Theater
4222 Vineland Ave. North Hollywood, CA 91602
Parking is $7
Los Angeles Bleedfest Film Festival
September 25, 2011 bleedfest.com
1-5pm $10 cash at door, free street parking
El Cid Restaurant in Silverlake
4212 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90029
World Premier of the first dragon fantasy-adventure feature directed by a woman! DAWN OF THE DRAGONSLAYER will screen at BleedFest Sunday September 25th! Be there- the director Ann K. Black and many of her team will be! 1-5pm; full schedule lineup of awesome genre shorts by women!
Los Angeles Zero Film Fest November 15-December 6, 2011 (approx.) zerofilmfest.com
Zero Film Festival is the first and only festival EXCLUSIVE to self financed filmmakers and the authentically independent films they create. Zero Film Festival is held in cities: Los Angeles & New York
Malibu International Film Festival August 4, 2012 malibufilmfestival.org
Malibu Film Festival showcases the best in American and international cinema. The Festival schedule includes free outdoor screenings, parties, receptions and other special events.
Mendocino Film Festival Usually in June mendocinofilmfestival.org
Mill Valley Film Festival Oct.4-14, 2012
35th Mill Valley Film Festival presents an exciting, 11-day celebration of film. In September, films and events are announced and tickets go on sale. Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, 1118 4th Street, San Rafael, CA
Cost: $11.50 - 25
Moraga California Independent Film Festival Feb. 10 -16, 2012 caiff.org
Locations: Zemrak Theatre, Winchell Auditorium, Marriott Hotel
California Independent Film Festival (CAIFF) is one of the most successful and fastest growing film festivals in California. Since its inception in 1997, CAIFF has captured both national and worldwide press. This star-studded event provides both local Bay Area residents and visitors with an opportunity to see world-class films, meet filmmakers from around the world, international celebrities and build exposure for CAIFF corporate sponsors.
Nevada City Wild & Scenic Film Festival Jan. 13 -15, 2012 wildandscenicfilmfestival.org
Each year, the Wild & Scenic® Film Festival draws top filmmakers, celebrities, leading activists, social innovators and well-known world adventurers to the historic downtown of Nevada City, California. Considered the largest film festival of its kind, this year's films combine stellar filmmaking, beautiful cinematography and first-rate storytelling to inform, inspire and ignite solutions and possibilities to restore the earth and human communities while creating a positive future for the next generation. Festival-goers can expect to see Award-winning films about nature, community activism, adventure, conservation, water, energy and climate change, wildlife, environmental justice, agriculture, Native American and indigenous cultures.
Newport Beach Film Festival Apr. 26 - May 3, 2012 newportbeachfilmfest.com
Newport Beach Film Festival offers filmgoers a rare opportunity to meet the filmmakers. Directors, screenwriters and cinematographers eager to share their work will provide an exclusive inside look at the industry during post-screening Q&A's.
North Hollywood ZedFest Zombie Film Festival October 27, 2012 is opening night for ZedFest. Theme is Dia de los Muertos zedfest.org
Zed Fest was founded by Ed Stephens to support and encourage independent low budget filmmaking outside the Hollywood System.
NoHo Actor's Studio, North Hollywood, CA
Oceanside California Surf Festival californiasurffestival.com October 13-16, 2011
Sunshine Brooks Theatre, oceanside, CA
All movies: $8 members and $10 non-members Saturday's VIP Reception for The Still Point at CSM: $25 members and $35 non-members All Access Pass $75 members and $90 non-members Entry to all movies, receptions, VIP Reception
The California Surf Festival celebrates awareness and support for surf history preservation through the California Surf Museum. It is an international event destination bringing people from all over the world to Oceanside, California, to experience surf culture through films, music, art, photography and interaction with those who embody the culture as well as highlight the surf community of California. The California Surf Film Festival, produced as a benefit by the California Surf Museum (CSM) in Oceanside. All screenings and receptions at the Sunshine Brooks Theatre, oceanside, CA. Bring your uke! The 4th Annual California Surf Festival plans a celebration of surfing that features premiere films, great music and a star-studded cast of legends and pros. For four days (October 13-16) the California Surf Museum puts on this extravaganza of surf, producing a diverse array of events to satisfy both surfer and non-surfer alike.
Ojai Film Festival Oct. 25-28, 2012 ojaifilmfestival.com
Cost: $10 ticket - $100 (pass) approx. prices, subject to change
Enriching the Human Spirit Through Film, Ojai Film Festival was established in 1999. It is dedicated to promoting and supporting the art of the motion picture through the presentation of an annual multi-day festival in which films submitted by filmmakers throughout the world are publicly exhibited at several venues in and around the picturesque Ojai Valley. Launched in 2000 to provide audiences with opportunities to see groundbreaking work that would otherwise be inaccessible and provide filmmakers with an enthusiastic audience including film industry professionals, the Ojai Film Festival features the best new independent films from around the world, hot filmmaking seminars with top industry icons, special screenings of film classics, opportunities to interact with filmmakers and premieres and pre-release screenings of major motion pictures.
Los Angeles Outfest 2012 July 12-22, 2012 outfest.org
The 30th Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival presents the oldest continuous film festival in Southern California. Since its founding in 1982, Outfest has showcased more than 4,500 films and videos for audiences of over half a million people.
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Jan. 5 -16, 2012 psfilmfest.org
Passes: $60 Up.
With a year-round program of screenings and special events, the PSIFS hosts two major annual festivals and presents monthly Special Member Screenings of contemporary international films, many with special guests attending for post-screening Q&A's
Palm Springs International ShortFest June 19-25, 2012 , psfilmfest.org
Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival September 20 -23, 2012 cinemadiverse.ning.com
All Access (Combo) Pass (includes all
special events and all festival screenings) = $125.00
Festival Screenings = $12.50 (on sale after September 1st)
Camelot Theatres Box Office.
2300 E. Baristo Road,
Palm Springs, CA, 92262,
or by calling 760-325-6565.
Palo Alto United Nations Association Film Festival Oct. 18-28, 2012 unaff.org
15th UNAFF (United Nations Association Film Festival), which was originally conceived to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It was founded by Stanford educator and film critic Jasmina Bojic with the participation of the Stanford Film Society. Held in Palo Alto, Stanford University, East Palo Alto and San Francisco, the theme is EDUCATION IS A HUMAN RIGHT. UNAFF celebrates the power of films dealing with human rights, environmental themes, population, migration, women's issues, refugees, homelessness, racism, health, universal education, war and peace. UNAFF has screened some of the most awarded and talked about documentaries in the industry including five that went on to win Academy Awards.
Pan African Films and Arts Festival Feb. 9 - 20, 2012 Artistfest, Spokenwordfest, Studentfest. Over 130 quality films from the United States, Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, the South Pacific and Canada, all showcasing the diversity and complexity of people of African descent. One of the largest fine art shows featuring prominent and emerging Black artists and fine crafts people, including local, national and international poets, musicians and storytellers. Location: Baldwin Hills, Crenshaw Plaza, Los Angeles, CA paff.org
Pasadena Action on Film Festival August 17-25, 2012 aoffest.com
Red Nation Film Festival rednationfilmfestival.com
Sacramento Horror Film Festival Oct. 20 - 23, 2011 sachorrorfilmfest.com
Historical Colonial Theatre
3522 Stockton Blvd. Sacramento, CA 9582
Sacramento Horror Film Festival is much more an intimate experience than going to the megaplex. When you purchase tickets to a show you can potentially meet the filmmakers and cast and crew of the films you are about to watch. Other mediums of entertainment such as performance art, comedy, and live music are sometimes thrown into the mix.
Sacramento Film & Music Festival Jan. & August sacfilm.com
Historic Crest Theatre
Sacramento, CA 95814
Sacramento French Film Festival June 15-24, 2012 Held at Crest Theatre. 1013 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 sacramentofrenchfilmfestival.com
The SFFF fosters friendly relations between American and French people through the universal language of art. The SFFF organizes other events throughout the year, like a popular Winter Short Film Screening. The SFFF celebrates the artistic, cultural, social and historical values of films.
Sacramento International Film Festival
Sacramento International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Sacramento Japanese Film Festival sacjapanesefilmfestival.net
Sacramento Jewish Film Festival sacjff.org
San Diego Asian Film Festival sdaff.org
San Diego Film Festival Sept. 28 - Oct. 2, 2011 sdff.org
701 Fifth Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101
Cost: $25 - $250
San Diego Dawn Breakers International Film Festival November 26 - 27, 2011 dbiff.com
Encourages filmmakers throughout the world to contribute to the advancement of a better and new civilization, and recognize Bahá'í-themed* films from around the world.
San Diego Italian Film Festival sandiegoitalianfilmfestival.com
San Diego Latino Film Festival sdlatinofilm.com
San Fernando Valley International Film Festival
San Francisco Berlin Beyond Film Festival October 20 - 26, 2011h berlinbeyond.org
The 16th annual Berlin & Beyond Film Festival at the Castro Theatre. Berlin & Beyond Film Festival, a presentation of the Goethe-Institut San Francisco, has been America's premier festival of new cinema from Germany, Austria and Switzerland since 1996. The festival has been serving as a gateway for the American public to experience the diversity, history and progression of the German-speaking countries in Europe. In the last 15 years, over 500 films have been presented to 100,000+ people, along with the memorable presence of hundreds of guest artists. Join a magical and spirited adventure with captivating feature films from seasoned masters and up-and-coming innovators, and short films from bright new talents. A sensational roster of artists and luminaries will be live onstage.
San Francisco New Media Film Festival Nov. 5, 2011 newmediafilmfestival.com
2nd Annual New Media Film Festival SF Bay Area
Sat. Nov. 5, 2011 Landmark Lumiere Theatre 1572 California St. SF CA Cost: $30 (approx.) Also see the 3rd Annual New Media Film Festival Los Angeles May 2012
American Indian Film Festival
San Francisco Green Film Festival March 1 - 4, 2012 sfgreenfilmfest.org
2nd Annual Film Festival is the Bay Area's only event dedicated to film and media that explore green issues and sustainable living. The films that we premiere explore the relationship between people and the planet and offer compelling insights into the environmental challenges we face as well as the creative social entrepreneurs who are crafting a vision for a greener future.23 feature and 72 short film premieres, Q&As, panels and workshops with 35 filmmakers and 32 guest speakers
San Francisco Independent Film Festival Another Hole in the Head June sfindie.com
Roxie Film Center
3117 Sixteenth Street
SF IndieFest unleashes ghosts, madmen, monsters, and futuristic merriment at the 8th annual Another Hole in the Head Film Festival running
San Francisco International Film Festival
San Francisco Frozen Film Festival
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
San Francisco Silent Film Festival
San Joaquin International Film Festival
San Jose Cinequest Feb. 28 - March 11, 2012 cinequest.org
201 South Second Street
San Jose, CA
345 South First Street
San Jose, CA
San Jose Repertory Theatre
101 Paseo de San Antonio
San Jose, CA
San Jose State University Theatre
5th and San Fernando Street
(behind MLK LIbrary)
San Jose, CA
Cinequest Film Festival
Cinequest remains one of the last big festival bastions for the discovery of new and emerging film artists. Cinequest Film Festival (CQFF) presents a dynamic 13-day event of 200 international films with over 600+ film artists, technologists, and professionals from 44 countries in attendance. Over 10,000 artists have attended CQFF to date. Exhibiting unique social and artistic visions from around the globe, Cinequest's dynamic festival engages audiences in thought-provoking dialogue, giving film artists and film lovers alike an opportunity to connect. Furthermore, Cinequest provides cutting edge technology and movie-making forums to empower professionals and students. Although 80,000 attend CQFF, the four-block proximity of its state-of-the-art venues along with Cinequest's renowned hospitality, makes the festival experience as warm and personal as it is electrifying. Cinequest Film Festival has 2,000+ Film Submissions, 188 Films Presented, 80 World & U.S. Premieres, 600+ Visiting Film Artists and 44 Countries Represented.
San Luis Obispo International Film Festival March 7 - 11, 2012 slofilmfest.org
The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival was founded in 1993 and is a five day event featuring well over one hundred films and a wide variety of filmmakers and special guests. The festival provides an oasis for independent filmmakers to screen their films and have face to face contact with enthusiastic audiences in talk-back sessions and workshops.
Santa Barbara International Film Festival Jan. 26 - Feb. 5, 2012 sbfilmfestival.org
Tickets, passes $225 - 705
In 2012 the Santa Barbara International Film Festival will continue on its path to becoming one of the world's most sought after and prestigious film festivals with the debut of its first ever Acquisitions Program, which will take place on the first weekend of the festival, January 27-29, 2012. The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is dedicated to the art of filmmaking, which seeks out and consequently offers a broad array of international and independent films, with a commitment to diversity. SBIFF, which attracts more than 70,000 visitors each year, endeavors to enrich the community both culturally and economically by presenting eleven days of films, tributes and symposiums, raising consciousness of film as an art form. SBIFF presents quality American and world independent films, Latin American and Asian sidebars as well as documentary cinema within the beautiful setting of downtown Santa Barbara, a premier tourist destination.
Santa Catalina Film Festival May 4 - May 6, 2012 catalinaff.org About Catalina Film Festival Catalina Film Festival, an annual celebration of film on the only West Coast resort island, features more than 75 films, nightly events and entertainment. From Charlie Chaplin to Marilyn Monroe, celebrities and filmmakers have flocked to Catalina for inspiration. Clear blue water and coastal breezes provide the perfect backdrop for unparalleled premieres, yacht and mansion parties, industry networking and discovering everything that the island has to offer, just 26 miles off the coast of Los Angeles. Films are screened at multiple venues around the island, including the iconic, art deco, 1,200-seat Avalon Theatre-- the world's first sound theatre. CatalinaFF is a competitive festival with awards in up to 10 categories, including the prestigious Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation "Great Communicator" Award and the ISLA Earth Award; an honor presented by the Festival's beneficiary, the Catalina Island Conservancy. For more information, visit CatalinaFF.org.
Santa Clarita Valley Film Festival
Santa Cruz Film Festival May 10 - 19,
Del Mar Theatre, the Nick and other venues around town. Event attracts 5000 attendees, features 71 screenings of 167 films representing 33 countries, 4 panels and nightly parties. Filmmakers from all over the world attend enlightening and entertaining conversations following their screenings, and industry and professional leaders share their wisdom and experience at the educational panels.
Santa Monica International Film Festival
Santa Rosa International Film Festival September 14 - 20, 2011 sriff.org
The 25th Anniversary Wine Country Film Festival, Wine Country's Original Film Festival locations include:
Summerfield Cinemas, 551 Summerfield Road
3rd Street Cinemas, 620 3rd Street
Roxy Stadium 14, 85 Santa Rosa Avenue
Festival Hospitality Lounge, #1 Santa Rosa Avenue, Downtown
Deerfield Ranch Winery, 10200 Sonoma Highway (Hyw 12) inside the cave and outdoors under the stars
Cost: $12.50 - 20
bringing the finest international cinema to the community, and providing a cultural resource for filmmakers, artists, musicians, winemakers, chefs and the public at large
Sonoma International Film Festival April 11 - 15, 2012 sonomafilmfest.org
Pass $130 -150
Founded in 1997, The Sonoma International Film Festival is an international event that takes pride in showcasing emerging talent and featuring unreleased films. The exciting fi lm schedule is complimented by special events, unique panel discussions, and a one-of-a-kind hospitality tent. It's to that lounge atmosphere that festival
goers are drawn to mingle and enjoy lively discussions about the films and programs presented while enjoying the best of wine country vintages and culinary delights. An annual gathering for fi lm industry insiders, cinema enthusiasts, filmmakers and critics, SIFF is considered among the most scenic and epicurean venues to experience the art of film.
Tahoe Adventure Film Festival
Tiburon International Film Festival April 2012 tiburonfilmfestival.com
The United Nations of Cinema showcases world films, promoting a global cinema to promote world understanding.
Topanga Film Festival
United Nations Association Film Festival
Ventura Film Festival venturafilmfestival.org August 1-19, 2012
Ventura Film Festival takes place in 5 theaters and features over 250 films and screenplays from over 25 countries around the world.
Very Short Film Festival
Wine Country Film Festival
Yosemite Film Festival yosemitefilmfestival.com
The Yosemite Film Festival is a non-traditional film festival and awards competition created as a platform to provide worthy films and filmmakers with recognition for their filmmaking and screenwriting achievements. Films are not physically screened for the public.
Burbank Monsterpalooza Apr.
13-15, 2012 monsterpalooza.com
Features the art of monsters.