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  • Are you a part of the media or an industry professional? If so, we would love to have you join us in beautiful sunny San Diego at the 2019 San Diego International Film Festival! Press & Industry credential applications are open. With over 100+ films, celebrities, parties, hundreds of filmmakers and awards, there's A LOT to see and cover at this year’s #sdfilmfest! Visit https://sdfilmfest.com/press-credential-application/ to apply today! 🎥🎞️ #press #sandiegointernationalfilmfestival #sdiff #media #photography #videography #downtownsd #sandiegogaslamp #filmmaker #independentfilm #mediacoverage #presscoverage #mediarelations #publicrelations #presspass #filmfestivalpress #socialmediamanagers
  • One of the perks of following us on Instagram is you’ll get a chance to win giveaways to see amazing films! This one is a BIG prize you don’t want to miss! SD International Film Fest is giving away a pass to enjoy the FULL festival experience, including all film screenings, panels & parties! 🎥🎉🎟️
Here’s how to enter!
1. Follow us on Instagram
2. Fill out the form here: https://sdfilmfest.com/contest/
3. For a bonus entry, like the post on a different social media platform!
GOOD LUCK! 🍀
  • It's no surprise that tonight's Q&A with #OfficialSecrets director Gavin Hood was our longest one all year. People LOVED this film!
A big thank you to Gavin Hood for joining us and answering all of our burning questions.
  • Decisions, decisions...
Thanks to @thecravory for supplying our favorite cookies! We think Gavin Hood liked 'em, too...
  • A slice of pizza really hits the spot! Thanks @craftpizzaco for being such a great sponsor!
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