October 15 – 20, 2019

Get your pass to new perspectives.

FESTIVAL PASSES

San Diego International Film Festival Oct 15 - 20, 2019

6 Day Passes

Get the full Festival 6-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 - $559

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. Complimentary admission to Oxford Social Club

San Diego International Film Festival VIP Pass includes: 
All Film Screenings
Studio Premieres
All Panels
Oxford Social Club – Complimentary admission – Thurs, Fri, Sat
Festival Preview and Media Party | Oct 3
Opening Night Film & After Party | Oct 15
Opportunity to purchase Night of the Stars Tribute tickets at 50% off | Oct 18
Saturday Filmmaker Awards & Party | Oct 19
Sunday Culinary Cinema | Oct 20

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 - $359

6 Day Fest Pass
All Film Screenings
Studio Premieres
All Panels
Oxford Social Club – Complimentary admission – Thurs 10/17, Fri 10/18, Sat 10/19
Festival Preview and Media Party | Oct 3
Opening Night Film & After Party | Oct 15
Filmmaker Awards & Party | Oct 19
Culinary Cinema | Oct 20

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.

STUDENT PASS- $99

This Special Pass is for High School or College students that love film! Spend all 6 days at the movies and see the latest indie, documentary, features and shorts from across the globe and meet the creative filmmakers behind the films!

PASS INCLUDES*: All film screenings & panels Tuesday, Oct 15th  – Sunday Oct 20th.

General Reservation Access
General Line Access
Access to Opening Night Film on Tues, Oct. 15th @ Balboa Theatre
Advanced Reservations for Films and Panels **
Flash your Pass (Discounts at Local Businesses)

* Seat is not guaranteed until you reserve. Screenings and panels frequently sell-out. Remember to reserve early.
* Pass does NOT get access to parties during Festival week.  Must purchase tickets separately to these events. 

*High School & College Students ONLY – must present valid current student photo ID when picking up pass. 

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!
VIP WEEKEND PASS - $359

3 Days Access
All Film Screenings Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Studio Premieres Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Access to Panels
Festival Preview and Media Party | Oct 3
Access to:
Oxford Social Club – Complimentary admission – Fri 10/18, Sat 10/19
Saturday Filmmaker Awards & Party | Oct 19
Sunday Culinary Cinema | Oct 20
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 - $199

3 Days Access
All Film Screenings Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Studio Premieres Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Access to Panels
Festival Preview and Media Party | Oct 3
Access to:
Oxford Social Club – Complimentary admission – Fri 10/18, Sat 10/19
Saturday Filmmaker Awards & Party | Oct 19
Sunday Culinary Cinema | Oct 20
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!
THURSDAY PASS - $79

Thursday Film Screenings
Thursday Studio Premieres
Thursday Panels
Oxford Social Club – Complimentary admission – Thur
Festival Film Preview & Media Party | Oct 3
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
Oxford Social Club – Complimentary admission – Fri 10/18
Festival Film Previews & Media Party | Oct 3
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

Festival Film Previews & Media Party | Oct 3
Saturday Film Screenings
Saturday Studio Premieres
Saturday Panels
Saturday Filmmaker Awards Show | Oct 19
Oxford Social Club – Complimentary admission – Sat 10/19
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

Festival Film Previews & Media Party | Oct 3
Sunday Film Screenings
Sunday Studio Premieres
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.

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Get A Pass To New Perspectives.

VIP | Fest | Weekend | Day | Student
"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

EVENTS TO ATTEND

Opening Night, Night of the Stars Tribute, Filmmakers Awards & more!

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.

SEE IT FIRST

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.

Festival Sponsors

October 15 - 20, 2019

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