October 15 – 20, 2019

San Diego International Film Festival Oct 15 - 20, 2019

EARLY BIRD PRICING

VIP MEMBER PASS

EARLY BIRD PRICE: $499 (Reg Price $599)
2019 VIP MEMBER PASS | BEST VALUE
Catch all of the Film Insider Series Screenings (Feb-July) and enjoy the VIP experience during the 2019 San Diego International Film Festival.  Hit the Festival red carpet in style with complimentary valet parking, VIP lounges, reserved seating and early access to films, panel and party reservations.  
Special invitations to private events and screenings.

FEST PASS

EARLY BIRD: $299 (Reg $399)
FEST PASS | FULL FESTIVAL EXPERIENCE
Enjoy the full San Diego International Film Festival experience! From gala film premieres, Indie hits, to docs & shorts + panels & parties. Includes: All film screenings, panels & parties. NEW: includes Culinary Cinema. Early access to reservations. Opportunity to purchase Night of the Stars tickets. Special invitations to private events and screenings.

FILM INSIDER SERIES

FILM INSIDER SERIES | BEST NIGHT OUT  ($159)
Catch not yet released films and meet filmmakers & special guests. From studio releases, to indie features to compelling documentaries our monthly Film Insider Series is a perfect night out. Enjoy discussions with special guests, lively conversations before & after the screening, cocktail party and champagne & dessert.
INCLUDES: 6 Film Screenings, discussion with special guests, cocktail party and post reception with champagne & dessert. 
DATES: Feb 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12 & July 10.
$ 159
OCTOBER 15 - 20, 2019

2019 PASS OPTIONS

Winter Sale Ends January 19th

5 Day Passes

Get the full Festival 5-day experience! Includes full access to all parties, screenings, panels and events.  Attend everything from opening night to culinary cinema.
PATRON MEMBER PASS - Starting at $2500

1 Patron Circle All Access Pass Includes:

Film Insider Series Screenings (6 screenings, monthly Feb-Jul)

May invite 1 guest per screening

Priority Reservations and Reserved Seating

Complimentary Cravory Cookie Gift Box

San Diego International Film Festival

(includes all Festival events & screenings)\

Priority Reservations and Reserved Seating

Concierge service for creating Festival schedule and making reservations

Access to all VIP Lounges

Patron Gift Bag

Night of the Stars Tribute

Invitation to private Chairman’s Reception – (includes celebrities & special guests)

Chairman’s Section Seating

Invitation to private Filmmakers Brunch

Recognition online, in print, on screen

Private Patron events and invitations to special events & screenings

Tax Deductible Contribution

VIP MEMBER PASS - $499 EARLY BIRD PRICE

Catch all of the Film Insider Series Screenings (Feb-July) and enjoy the VIP experience during the 2019 San Diego International Film Festival.  Hit the Festival red carpet in style with complimentary valet parking, VIP lounges, reserved seating and early access to films, panel and party reservations.  Special invitations to private events and screenings.

San Diego International Film Festival VIP Pass
All Film Screenings
Studio Premieres
All Panels
Festival Preview and Media Party
Opening Night Film & After Party
Friday Night Party
Saturday Filmmaker Awards & Party
Sunday Culinary Cinema

Priority Reservation Access *
Priority Line Access
Advanced Reservations for Films and Events **
Flash your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)
VIP Lounges with complimentary cocktails and appetizers
Valet Parking at Festival Venues

* Seat is not guaranteed until you reserve. Screenings, parties, and panels frequently sell-out. Remember to reserve early.

** Opportunity to purchase Night of the Stars Tribute Individual tickets and tables first.

FEST PASS - $299 EARLY BIRD PRICE

5 Days Fest Pass
All Film Screenings
Studio Premieres
All Panels
Festival Preview and Media Party
Opening Night Film & After Party
Friday Night Party
Filmmaker Awards & Party
Culinary Cinema

General Reservation Access *
General Line Access
Advanced Reservations for Films and Events **
Flash your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)

* Seat is not guaranteed until you reserve. Screenings, parties, and panels frequently sell-out. Remember to reserve early. 

** Opportunity to purchase Night of the Stars Tribute Individual tickets and tables first.

3 Day Passes

Want to only attend the weekend? Get the 3 Day Pass! Includes full access to all parties, screenings, panels and events Friday – Sunday!
NOT CURRENTLY ON SALE
$ 0
VIP WEEKEND PASS - $399

3 Days Access
All Film Screenings Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Studio Premieres Friday, Saturday and Sunday
All Panels Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Festival Preview and Media Party
Access to:
Friday Night Party
Saturday Filmmaker Awards & Party
Sunday Culinary Cinema
Priority Reservation Access
Priority Line Access
Advanced Reservations for Films and Events **
Flash your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)
VIP Lounges with complimentary cocktails and appetizers
Valet Parking at Festival Venues

* Seat is not guaranteed until you reserve. Screenings, parties, and panels frequently sell-out. Remember to reserve early.

** Opportunity to purchase Night of the Stars Tribute Individual tickets and tables first.

WEEKEND FEST PASS - $159

3 Days Access
All Film Screenings Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Studio Premieres Friday, Saturday and Sunday
All Panels Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Festival Preview and Media Party
Access to:
Friday Night Party
Saturday Filmmaker Awards & Party
Sunday Culinary Cinema
General Reservation Access
General Line Access
Advanced Reservations for Films and Events **
Flash your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)

* Seat is not guaranteed until you reserve. Screenings, parties, and panels frequently sell-out. Remember to reserve early.

** Opportunity to purchase Night of the Stars Tribute Individual tickets and tables first.

1 Day Passes

1 Day Access to all film screenings and panels for your choice of either, Thursday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday!
NOT CURRENTLY ON SALE
$ 0
THURSDAY PASS - $79

Thursday Film Screenings
Thursday Studio Premieres
Thursday Panels
Festival Film Previews & Media Party
General Line Access
Advanced Reservations for Films & Events
Flash Your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)
* Seat is not guaranteed until you reserve.
Screenings, parties, and panels frequently sell-out.

FRIDAY PASS - $79

Friday Film Screenings
Friday Studio Premieres
Friday Panels
Festival Film Previews & Media Party
General Line Access
Advanced Reservations for Films & Events
Flash Your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)
* Seat is not guaranteed until you reserve.
Screenings, parties, and panels frequently sell-out.

SATURDAY PASS - $79

Saturday Film Screenings
Saturday Studio Premieres
Saturday Panels
Saturday Filmmaker Awards Show (Value $35)
Festival Film Previews & Media Party
General Line Access
Advanced Reservations for Films & Events
Flash Your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)
* Seat is not guaranteed until you reserve.
Screenings, parties, and panels frequently sell-out.

SUNDAY PASS - $79

Sunday Film Screenings
Sunday Studio Premieres
Sunday Panels
Sunday Culinary Cinema (Value $50)
Festival Film Previews & Media Party
General Line Access
Advanced Reservations for Films & Events
Flash Your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)
* Seat is not guaranteed until you reserve.
Screenings, parties, and panels frequently sell-out.

February 24, 2019

AWARDS VIEWING PARTY!

Tickets Available Now!

See It First

100+ Independent and Studio Film Premiers

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

Mingle with Hollywood's Most Creative Filmmakers

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, Sir Patrick Stewart, Kate Beckinsale, Kumail Nanjiani, Alan Arkin, Geena Davis, Adrien Brody, Simon Helberg, Michelle Monaghan, John Boyega, Eli Roth…the list goes on.

Parties

Join us for more fun after binge watching the best films in the world.

Opening night kicks off with a bang and an after-party, Thursday night get star struck at the Night of the Stars Tribute, Friday Night it’s on to a party under the stars, 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.

Awards

Celebrate the best films on the festival circuit.

We recognize the films and filmmakers with Night of the Stars Tribute and our Filmmaker Awards. Night of the Stars Tribute includes: Gregory Peck Award of Excellence in Cinema, Cinema Vanguard Award, Rising Star Award, and Auteur Award.

"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.

"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

October 15 - 20, 2019

Passes & Tickets

100 Films. Parties. Celebrities. Awards.