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...

2002 Film and Award History

HONOREES Modern Master Award – Sean Penn A Salute To – Angelica Huston Spotlight on Directing – Henry Jaglom AWARD WINNING FILMS World Prism Award The Orphan of Anyang Director Wang Chao Independent Voice Award Made-Up Director Tony Shalhoub Special...

2003 Film and Award History

HONOREES Modern Master Award – Jeff Bridges A Salute To Santa Barbara’s Own – Carol Burnett, Stuart Whitman, Timothy Bottoms, Sam Bottoms, Diane Ladd and Tab Hunter AWARD WINNING FILMS International Grand Jury Prize Sweet Sixteen Directed by Ken...

2004 Film and Award History

HONOREES Modern Master Award – Peter Jackson A Tribute to – Charlize Theron The American Riviera™ Award – Diane Lane PANELISTS WRITERS PANEL Fran Walsh (The Lord of the Rings) Jim Sheridan (In America) Jogn August (Big Fish) Guillermo Arriaga (21...

2005 Film and Award History

HONOREES Montecito Award – Annette Bening Platinum Award – Leonardo Di Caprio Sapphire Inspired Award – Kate Winslet The American Riviera™ Award – Kevin Bacon David Attenborough Award – Sir David Attenborough PANELISTS WRITERS PANEL Jim...