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Meet the SFFILM Festival Programmers

19 Aug
Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 6:00 pm


Calling all Bay Area filmmakers! The SFFILM Programming team invites you to learn more about the submission process for the 2020 SFFILM Festival, meet the programmers responsible for the official selections, and ask questions about the Festival and your film submission.
Join us for a reception at FilmHouse, accompanied by a presentation where our programmers will discuss the history and significance of the Festival, highlight special opportunities for filmmakers, detail the overall application process, and share what makes for a strong submission.
Key dates:
August 26: Open call for 2020 SFFILM Festival entries
October 7: Early submission deadline
November 11: Regular submission deadline
December 9: Final submission deadline
April 8–21, 2020: 63rd SFFILM Festival
The crown jewel of SFFILM’s exhibition program is the San Francisco International Film Festival, the longest-running film festival in the Americas. Through intelligent and innovative programming, SFFILM Festival creates singularly vital experiences for audiences of all kinds. An essential stop on the international film festival circuit, the Festival is well regarded as a significant celebration of world cinema in one of the country’s most beautiful cities.