SBIFF Filmmaker Seminars are FREE and open to the public and will highlight key topics that reflect our sections and sidebars. These seminars will take place at a Tamsen Gallery located at 911 1/2 State Street across from the Fiesta 5 Theatre. These intimate conversations provide opportunities for attendees to experience insightful conversations with a group of filmmakers who have films screening at the festival.

Topic – Q&A for MIRANDA’S VICTIM – Opening Night Film
Thursday, February 9 – 11:00 AM

Topic – Overcoming Adversity/Fight the Power: Documentary Activism at Work
Friday, February 10 – 11:00 AM

Topic – Say it Loud: How Under-Represented Voices Get Heard
Monday, February 13 – 11:00 AM

Topic – Global Lens: Conversations with International Filmmakers
Tuesday, February 14 – 11:00 AM

Topic – My So Cal Life: California Filmmakers’ Roundtable
Wednesday, February 15 – 11:00 AM

Topic – The Joys and Pitfalls of Indie Filmmaking
Thursday, February 16 – 11:00 AM

Topic – The Long and Short of Short Filmmaking
Friday, February 17 – 11:00 AM