Filmmaker Seminars

SBIFF Filmmaker Seminars are free and open to the public and highlight key topics that reflect our sections and sidebars. These seminars take place throughout the festival on various days at 11:00 AM in the Festival Pavilion (Lobero Theatre Courtyard), an intimate venue that provides opportunities for attendees to experience insightful conversations with a group of filmmakers who have films screening at the festival.

The schedule and topics for the 35th SBIFF are:

Daily FREE seminars at the Festival Pavilion (Lobero
Theatre Courtyard)

DOCUMENTARY ACTIVISM
Thursday, January 16 – 11:00 AM

INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS
Friday, January 17 – 11:00 AM

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS
Saturday, January 18 – 11:00 AM

MAKING SHORTS
Monday, January 20 – 11:00 AM

INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS
Tuesday, January 21 – 11:00 AM

TBA TOPIC
Wednesday, January 22 – 11:00 AM

SANTA BARBARA FILMMAKERS
Thursday, January 23 – 11:00 AM

SANTA BARBARA SHORTS FILMMAKERS
Friday, January 24 – 11:00 AM

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