Free Seminars

SBIFF Educational 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 at The Visit the Santa Ynez Valley Lounge (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.

2018 Seminars include:
INDEPENDENT FILMMAKERS – Thursday February 1 – 11:00 AM
ENVIRONMENTAL FILMMAKERS – Friday February 2 – 11:00 AM
SANTA BARBARA FILMMAKERS – Monday February 5 – 11:00 AM
DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKERS – Tuesday February 6 – 11:00 AM
SHORTS FILMMAKERS – Wednesday February 7 – 11:00 AM
INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKERS – Thursday February 8 – 11:00 AM
NORDIC FILMMAKERS – Friday February 9 – 11:00 AM