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2017 Passes & Tickets

Save Today with Our Best Prices of the Year!

EARLY BIRD PRICE

January 1 – April 21, 2017
VIP All Access Pass – $500
Fest Pass – $275
Film Insider Series – $150
*Series Only Available During Early Bird Pricing

REGULAR PRICE

April 21 – August 30, 2017
VIP All Access Pass- $550
Weekend VIP Fest Pass – $400
Fest Pass – $300
Weekend Fest Pass – $200
Day Pass (Fri, Sat, & Sun) – $75

FULL PRICE

August 30 – October 8, 2017
VIP Fest Pass – $600
Weekend VIP Fest Pass – $450
Fest Pass – $350
Weekend Fest Pass – $250
Day Pass (Fri, Sat, & Sun) – $75
Ticket Bundle – $120
Individual Tickets – $16

PASSES

VIP FEST PASS
$550

5 Days! With VIP Access

All Film Screenings

Studio Premieres

All Panels

Festival Preview & Media Party

Opening Night Film & After Party (Wed, Oct 4)

VARIETY Night of the Stars Tribute (Thurs, Oct 5)

Friday Night Party (Fri, Oct 6)

Filmmaker Awards & Party (Sat, Oct 7)

Culinary Cinema (Sun, Oct 8)

Priority Line Access

Advanced Reservations for Films & Events

Flash your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)

VIP Lounges with complimentary cocktails and appetizers

Valet Parking at Festival Venues

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FEST PASS
$300

5 Days!

All Film Screenings

Studio Premieres

All Panels

Festival Film Previews & Media Party

Opening Night Film & After Party (Wed, Oct 4)

Friday Night Party (Fri, Oct 6)

Filmmaker Awards & Party (Sat, Oct 7)

General Line Access

Advanced Reservations for Films & Events

Flash Your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)

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DAY PASSES
$75

Choice of Fri, Sat or Sun Day Passes

All Film Screenings for that day

Studio Premieres for that day

All Panels for that day

Festival Film Previews & Media Party

General Line Access

Flash Your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)

*Friday Day Pass includes Friday Night Party (Fri, Oct 6)

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WEEKEND VIP FEST PASS
$400

3 Days! Friday, Saturday and Sunday

All Film Screenings on Fri, Sat & Sun

Studio Premieres on Fri, Sat & Sun

All Panels on Fri, Sat & Sun

Festival Preview & Media Party (Sept 20)

Friday Night Party (Fri, Oct 6)

Filmmaker Awards & Party (Sat, Oct 7)

Culinary Cinema (Sun, Oct 8)

Priority Line Access

Advanced Reservations for Films & Events

Flash your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)

VIP Lounges with complimentary cocktails and appetizers

Valet Parking at Festival Venues

Buy Now
WEEKEND FEST PASS
$200

3 Days! Friday, Saturday and Sunday!

Film Screenings on Fri, Sat & Sun

Studio Premieres on Fri, Sat & Sun

All Panels on Fri, Sat & Sun

Festival Film Previews & Media Party (Sept 20)

Friday Night Party (Fri, Oct 6)

Filmmaker Awards & Party (Sat, Oct 7)

General Line Access

Advanced Reservations for Films & Events

Flash Your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)

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TICKETS

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS
$16

You can purchase individual tickets to any film, panel and event at the festival.
Film Tickets – $16
Panel Tickets – $20
Event Tickets – $50 – $200

On Sale Aug 30th

Coming Soon
TICKET BUNDLE (10 tickets)
$120

Choose Tickets to any 10 Films or Panels from Thurs – Sun.

Events are not included.

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SEE IT FIRST. 100+ INDEPENDENT & STUDIO FILM PREMIERES

With nearly 2000+ submissions from independent filmmakers in 60 countries, the 100+ films selected for the San Diego Intl Film Festival are the best features, documentaries and shorts in the world.  After the screening intimate discussions and with the filmmakers and industry experts allow the audience to understand the creative process and the inspiration for each film. 


CELEBRITIES

We are very proud to have hosted some of the film industries most celebrated and creative talents. Previous attendees and honorees include: Judd Apatow, Annette Benning, Kate Beckinsale, Alan Arkin, Geena Davis, Adrien Brody, Simon Helberg, Michelle Monaghan, John Boyega, Eli Roth…the list goes on. 

 


PLAY LIKE A STAR - PARTIES, PARTIES, PARTIES!

We admit it…the San Diego International Film Festival has a reputation for having the best PARTIES….So after binge watching the best films in the world and watching a beautiful San Diego sunset join us after dark for more fun. Opening night kicks off with a bang and an afterparty, Thursday night get star struck at VARIETY Night of the Stars Tribute, Friday Night it’s on to our Party with a Purpose, see who takes home the awards at the Filmmakers Awards Show & party on Saturday night and roll into Culinary Cinema on Sunday with delicious bites from top chef’s paired with a foodie film. 

“This Festival is unique – you meet the stars up close and personal, and experience an astonishing array of films from all over the world. It is a celebration of movie making from every angle and perspective in a gorgeous setting!” – Jeffrey Lyons, Festival Host/ Film Critic


CELEBRATE THE BEST - AWARDS

The San Diego International Film Festival is an important stop on the festival circuit as films debut and begin to make their way towards Academy Awards and other important competitions. We recognize the films and filmmakers with VARIETY Night of the Stars Tribute and our Filmmaker Awards. VARIETY Night of the Stars Tribute includes: Gregory Peck Award of Excellence in Cinema, Cinema Vanguard Award, Rising Star Award, and Auteur Award. Filmmakers compete for the best in feature, documentary, shorts and other topical awards, a special Chairman’s Award and audience choice awards are also presented.

“It’s been great to see the San Diego Film Festival’s growth and increasing importance over the past few years. Our Variety’s Night of the Stars event at the Festival has become a terrific early Awards Season showcase that raises the visibility of important filmmakers and key films in serious contention for major honors.” Steven Gaydos, Vice President, Executive Editor, VARIETY.