2014 Award Winning Films Announced

The 29th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, presented by UGG Australia, announced the winners of the 2014 festival competition at a Press Conference and Brunch Sunday morning at the Fess Parker – A Doubletree by Hilton Resort. To the delight of patrons...

2014 Modern Master Award honoring Bruce Dern

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor Academy Award-nominated actor Bruce Dern with the Modern Master Award at the 29th edition of the Fest, which runs January 30 – February 9, 2014, it was announced today by SBIFF Executive Director Roger Durling....

2014 Lineup Announced!

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), presented by UGG® Australia, announces its highly-anticipated line-up for 2014. The 29th edition offers a vast array of films representing 60 countries and a rich selection of films sure to delight audiences from...

2014 American Riviera Award – Robert Redford

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will honor actor, director and producer Robert Redford with the American Riviera Award at the 29th edition of the Fest, which runs Thursday, January 30 through Sunday, February 9, 2014, it was announced today by SBIFF...

2014 Virtuosos Award

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival continues its tradition of honoring the year’s standout performers by presenting The 2014 Virtuosos Award to Daniel Brühl (Rush), Adèle Exarchopoulos (Blue Is The Warmest Color), Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn Davis), Michael...

2014 Montecito Award – Oprah Winfrey

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival is proud to announce that it will honor Oprah Winfrey with the prestigious Montecito Award presented by UGG® Australia at the 29th edition of the Festival on behalf of her inspirational performance in Lee Daniels’...

1996 Film and Award History

HONOREES Salute To Sigourney Weaver Salute To Brian Dennehy Salute To Tom Selleck An Evening With Christine Lahti An Evening With Charles Lloyd AWARD WINNING FILMS FEATURE FILMS SHORT FILMS

1997 Film and Award History

HONOREES An Homage To Haskell Wexler, ASC An Evening With Rob Lowe A Salute To Debbie Reynolds A Salute To Rob Lowe A Salute To James Wood A Salute To Gabriel Byrne A Salute To Ed Harris & Amy Madigan A Salute To Barbara Hershey A Salute To Dennis Hopper AWARD...

1998 Film and Award History

HONOREES Modern Master Award – Jodie Foster An Evening With Bob Hoskins A Salute To Robert Towne A Salute To John Schlesinger Tribute To Julie Christie AWARD WINNING FILMS FEATURE FILMS SHORT...

1999 Film and Award History

HONOREES Ruby Award – Sally Field An Evening With Bruce Vilanch A Salute To Elliot Gould A Salute To Carl Reiner A Tribute To Joseph Pollock AWARD WINNING FILMS FEATURE FILMS [table id=29 /] SHORT...

2000 Film and Award History

HONOREES Modern Master Award – Sir Anthony Hopkins A Tribute To – Ivan Reitman Ruby Award – Whoopi Goldberg Lifetime Achievement Award – Richard Pryor AWARD WINNING FILMS Independent Voice Award Post Mortem Directed by Louis Belanger World...

2001 Film and Award History

HONOREES Modern Master Award – Diane Keaton Career Achievement Award – Rob Reiner Visionary Award – Doug Wick A Tribute To – Ben Kingsley An Homage To – Francis Véber An Evening With – Rob Nilsson AWARD WINNING FILMS World Prism...