Will Call Info

All pass and ticket orders must be picked up at Will Call. Your email confirmation will NOT work as a ticket to any film or event. Please bring Photo ID and proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid-19 when picking up all orders. Will Call Hours: Monday, February...

Covid Safety

Dear Cinephiles, The film festival will go on! And we thank you for your support. We cannot wait to see you and share time and movies together. As it’s imaginable, we understand you may have some concerns about the upcoming SBIFF when it comes to COVID-19. We...

book

A gorgeous coffee table showpiece, our book CINEMA IN FLUX was created as a fundraiser for SBIFF,a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts and educational organization. On March 16, 2020, we were told we were going into lockdown. That first day, reeling, disbelieving, I quickly...

vote

We are excited to announce the winner of the 2021 SBIFF Audience Choice Award, sponsored by the Santa Barbara Independent, is Jeff Harasimowicz’s ALASKAN NETS Statement from Jeff Harasimowicz (ALASKAN NETS) To say we are thrilled to win the audience choice award would...

SBIFF Film Recommendations During Quarantine

Search for: On The Rocks Jan 8, 2021Dear Cinephiles, “And remember don’t give your heart to any boys. You’re mine. until you get married. Then you’re still mine.” Early in Sofia Coppola’s newest gift (and yes, I consider new films from my top five directors to be...

Passes & Tickets

36th SBIFF Passes and Event Tickets Info on Online Film Festival SBIFF is going online this year due the pandemic. You can purchase individual tickets or passes. Our world-class virtual platform is an industry leader for film festivals. Watch in the comfort of your...